EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Air National Guard Units - Department of the Air Force

Military Grades: Enlisted Compatible Military Assignments: 3E9X1 GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: The primary purpose of this position is to develop, review, coordinate and execute the National Guard installation’s Emergency Management (EM) program plan in support of DOD, Joint Service, Army, Air Force, federal government, state, and county plans in the areas of prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. The position develops, manages and executes the installation EM programs, ensuring effective prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery operations to allow continued mission capability at the installation level. Skilled in preparing and briefing emergency management plans. Ability to speak distinctly. Knowledgeable in personnel activations and deployments. Knowledge of readiness status reports. Competent in writing, designing, formatting, publishing, and presenting specific EM program assigned work to peers and immediate supervisors at workshops or special committee meetings. Knowledge is mandatory of the characteristics and effects of peacetime WMD and wartime conventional and CBRN weapons; detection and identification of CBRN contamination; threat analysis; passive defense measures; principles of contamination control; related technical information, policies, procedures, techniques, and equipment; and EM and contingency planning, training, operations, equipment supply procedures, directives, and policies. Working knowledge is required in how to develop, coordinate, obtain approval, and publish plans and procedures for implementation of installation policies and instructions relating to Emergency Management (EM). May have practical experience in a supervisory or management position in a government related public safety field or equivalent private industry position. The work requires knowledge of emergency management and related directives, policies, regulations, procedures, and methods; and the collaboration and fostering of relationships between Federal, State, Tribal, and local governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector, and their response mechanisms and authorities. Experiences involve providing hazardous materials (HAZMAT) responses for unknown or suspect CBRN incidents; or in coordinating actions to ensure prompt response during EM operations including immediate mobilization of resources and participation of agencies and organizations. Skilled in delivering technical advice to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Director. Some experiences and skills are needed in operating a mobile communications center to provide a command and control platform for the Incident Commander. Knowledge in working an integrated CBRN detection, warning, and reporting system. Capable of preparing manual and automated plume models for CBRN events and interpreting data for installation leadership. Experiences involve determining contamination levels, identifying contaminated areas and/or coordinating with Bio-Environmental Engineers to establish proper protective measures. Experienced in collecting and preparing samples and ensures proper transport of samples from suspected CBRN events. Experienced in working with EM specialized teams. Experiences include conducting installation EM assessments; interpreting and analyzing assessment results. Skilled in conducting initial and recurring training programs for EM functional areas. Skilled in developing and conducting installation EM and CBRN related training for first and emergency responders, specialized teams, and installation personnel. Knowledgeable in written examinations and practical demonstrations to measure and assess the knowledge and skill of trained members.
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D2225P01 and is part of the ME 101st Civil Engineering Squadron, National Guard.