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Job #: R-00088474
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000.00
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has an opening for a Emergency Preparedness leader who is seeking a rewarding and challenging opportunity supporting a Federal client by providing onsite emergency preparedness subject matter expertise.

Primary Responsibilities

Leidos is looking for a Emergency Preparedness Specialist to utilize subject matter expertise to support a Federal client’s Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Continuity of Government (COG) requirements.  The selected candidate will facilitate, develop, and participate in briefings and discussions on emergency response planning; evaluate the need for new or revised plans to include COOP and COG; facilitate and participate in debriefings following drills, exercises, and/or incidents; develop and implement training courses to meet the in-house medical response requirements for active threat, mass casualty, and/or CBRN response; prepare pre-briefings and/or accompany senior Federal management to executive level discussions as the recognized subject matter expert in Emergency Management.  During an emergency response or special event the Emergency Preparedness Specialist shall be prepared to assume Command within the established Incident Command structure.

The Emergency Preparedness Specialist will interface with various Federal stakeholders, both within the client’s organizational structure and also with external local, state, and Federal emergency response entities.  Emergency Management requirements may arise both CONUS and OCONUS – there is the possibility of TDY requirements in a limited capacity.  Local travel between Federal, state, and local government facilities within the region is expected – POV mileage/tolls are eligible for reimbursement when requested in advance per contract procedures and Federal regulations.

Basic Qualifications

  • TS/SCI with polygraph clearance required

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 12+ years of experience in emergency management, COOP/COG, public safety, project management, analysis, or other related fields, with 5+ of those years focused on emergency management or other directly related field experience

  • Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) Incident Command System (ICS) certification (ICS 100/200/300/400/700/800)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have strong inter-personal skills and ability to interact effectively with various clientele and employees of varied skill/education/experience levels

  • Highly organized and detail oriented; ability to multi task and problem solve independently

  • Must be able to work well under pressure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Intelligence Community structure and agencies

  • Knowledge of Federal COOP/COG programs, procedures, roles, responsibilities, and concepts

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $156,000.00 - $210,600.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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