Emergency Management Specialist Job in ATLANTA, GA

Vacancy No. Department Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Salary $53,137.00 to $83,580.00 Grade 9 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/19/2018
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/19/2018

  • Salary

    $53,137 to $83,580 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 9 - 11

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    What exciting career opportunities await you at CDC?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

    This position is exempt from the HHS hiring freeze pursuant to HHS guidance.

    This position is located in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Office of Public Health Preparedness & Response (OPHPR), Division of Emergency Operations (DEO), Logistics Branch (LB), in Atlanta, GA.

    This vacancy is being announced for current OPHPR/DEO employees with permanent career/career-conditional status only.

    Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location CDC-wide.

    CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    As an Emergency Management Specialist you will:

    • Perform work in order to prevent, protect from, prepare for, respond to, recover from and/or mitigate natural or man-made emergencies.
    • Maintain 24/7 individual readiness to perform in an emergency response environment that may require on-call duty, and/or extended shift work (e.g. all-hazards public health watch support, incident emergency alert, notification and escalation and incident management support).
    • Assist in the development of public health preparedness, response, and recovery materials to support technical assistance and capacity development activities.
    • Support the development of effective plans which permit CDC and its programs to respond to emergencies in a coordinated and proactive manner.
    • Be under the direction of senior staff, issues, maintains, tracks and inventories deployable assets to provide CDC staff supporting emergency response activities with needed equipment, field gear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Domestic (5%)

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current OPHPR/DEO employees with permanent career/career-conditional status only.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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