The National Preparedness Directorate (NPD) leads the implementation of the National Preparedness System by providing an integrated suite of preparedness solutions that help people before, during, and after disasters. NPD is comprised of four HQ-based divisions and two schoolhouses (National Integration Center, National Exercise Division, National Training and Exercise Division, Technological Hazard Division, Center for Domestic Preparedness and Emergency Management Institute), each with their own individual Action Offices.
The ideal candidate will provide technical and administrative support, as well as expertise and guidance, to the portfolio of all NPD Components and will support the Action Office Lead addressing all relevant matters of the Action Office procedures, process, and assignments.
•Analyzes incoming data/requests and taskings to assign to appropriate division based on knowledge of program roles and responsibilities.
•Conducts review of correspondence and other written materials to ensure consistency with agency standards, procedures and policies.
•Reviews and ensures materials are packaged appropriately for leadership review, grammatically correct, consistent with Government Printing Office and Resilience Writing Style guidelines, and in the proper formats and templates.
•Tasks and tracks all programmatic reporting metrics and weekly senior official dashboards.
•Provides guidance and counseling through monthly meetings with divisional action officers under incumbent’s portfolio.
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced office environment.
•Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office Suite, OneNote, and OneDrive.
•Communicate clearly and effectively with keen attention to detail, both verbally and in writing.
•Experience in Action Office tasks, managing shared documents in collaboration sites, and developing/maintaining SharePoint trackers/sites are preferred, but not required.
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
You must successfully pass a background investigation.
Travel will be required.
You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
Selective service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.
To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo, successfully pass, and maintain a background investigation for a Public Trust / Moderate Level as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a credit check after initial job qualifications are determined, a review of financial issues, such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
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