NUCLEAR AND RADIOLOGICAL INCIDENT PREVENTION PROGRAM (NRIPP) MANAGER, WASHINGTON DC, (SEASSP-2013-HEMR02)
Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is seeking a candidate to help support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) manage the Nuclear and Radiological Incident Prevention Program (NRIPP). FEMA has been designated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to support the deployment of specialized radiological detection capabilities in response to credible domestic threats. In this role, FEMA supports search operations conducted by Department of Justice (DOJ)/Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and/or other DHS component organizations and deconflicts the use of dual-use assets that may be needed to support both crisis and consequence management operations.
The successful candidate will provide program management and technical support to the NRIPP, including supporting the facilitation and design of plans, procedures, applicable training products and tools/applications that will assist the Federal Interagency during nuclear/radiological search operations. The position requires providing interagency coordination for the survey/search coordination mission and supporting operational activities associated with survey/search coordination as required, including training, exercise preparation, field deployment, checklist development and operations plan development.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
- Requires a comprehensive background in personnel security and operations security.
- Requires a BA/BS in a related field or equivalent experience.
- Requires eight to ten years of progressive experience in federal law-enforcement or intelligence activities.
- Requires operational experience in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and experience in radiation detection methods.
- Existing security clearance at the Top Secret level.
- Twenty or more years of progressive experience in federal law-enforcement or intelligence activities
- Preferred background experience includes completion of National Incident Management Systems – Incident Command, operational experience with federal level training exercises, such as TOPOFF, and extensive experience communicating between federal agencies.
Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,300 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.
At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company’s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at www.ara.com
Please apply at www.careers.ara.com for the Nuclear and Radiological Incident Prevention Program (NRIPP) Manager, (SEASSP-2013-HEMR02) position. ARA is an EEO/AA employer.
Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is an international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically excellent...