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The Tribal Emergency Management Consultant (Consulting Employee) will serve as the subject matter expert and advisor to Leidos on tribal preparedness training objectives, needs, and concerns. The Tribal Emergency Management Consultant may be required to represent Leidos to senior Tribal Nations leadership, senior FEMA leadership, State and Local senior leadership, and other senior government officials on matters concerning the preparedness and readiness of tribal communities.
The Tribal Emergency Management Consultant (Consulting Employee) will perform the following duties:
- Represent the CDP-Leidos Training Delivery Services contract with Inter-Tribal Nation Associations
- Act as a Liaison for the CDP-Leidos Training Delivery Services with the 573 Federally Recognized Tribal Nations, identifying and coordinating training and emergency management support requirements.
- Provide SME guidance on the current readiness of the Tribal Nations Emergency Services.
- Provide SME guidance on Tribal First Responder and First Receiver Training and Education to include working with Native American Colleges & Universities and other Universities providing Native American/Tribal Emergency Management or Emergency Services curricula/curriculum development.
- Assist in the development of legislation for improving Tribal Emergency Services Readiness for Tribal jurisdictions.
- Establish and strengthen and relationships with tribal councils, chairpersons, officials, and staff, and Indian leadership to further the Tribal training mission at CDP.
- Assist in development of strategies for emergency preparedness training and exercise with Native American tribal governments and facilitate their interaction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs Emergency Management Directorate and other supporting Federal and State agencies.
- Provide Subject Matter Expertise on Tribal history, protocols, customs and traditions, natural resources, and cultural properties; and facilitating the identification and discussion of Indian needs as it relates to training and exercise at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).
Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust Clearance
The Tribal Relations Consultant (Consulting Employee ) must have the following qualifications:
- Be an enrolled citizen of a Tribal Nation
- Bachelors degree or higher
- 20 + years of experience in one of the 10 emergency response disciplines
- Current teaching experience
- Significant experience in conducting and coordinating preparedness training for Tribal Nations.
- Experience advising Congressional Members on the state of emergency preparedness of Tribal Nations responders and receivers.
- Experience working with Senior Government Leadership at the Agency Level regarding Tribal relations.
- Active Inter-Tribal Nations representative.