UIC Alaska

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Business Development/Strategic Planning
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Top Secret
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead is seeking an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (EPC) to support the National Security Emergency Preparedness Program contract in Denver, CO. The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator develops and implements continuity of operations planning and program guidance to ensure EPA’s essential functions to execute the National Devolution Operations (DEVOP) plan. Also, the EPC maintains the operational readiness of devolution site to include communications systems and equipment and conducts testing to include monthly and quarterly OTSP / OMB D-16-1 continuity communications testing for the EPA Region 8 site in Denver, Colorado.


  • Develop, review, and update exercise plans, control documents, and evaluation plans for annual Devolution exercise in accordance with the client’s goals and objectives
  • Develop gap analysis IAW client’s Devolution Plan (DEVOP), National Devolution Toolkit, and applicable SOPs
  • Develop training material and modules, based on gap analysis, and prepare the client for required exercises, and support the exercise as facilitator/evaluator
  • Develop after action reports (AAR)/Implementation Plan (IP) addressing client strengths and weaknesses following exercises
  • Develop and update training materials and modules to address correct actions in the AAR/IP findings
  • Review and update the DEVOP IAW existing and developing National and EPA policy and guidance
  • Ensure accuracy of the EPA National Devolution Toolkit, to include: EPA HQ DEVOP Plan and Appendices, EPA HQ Notification Systems and Procedures, EPA HQ and Regional Communication Resources and Procedures, EPA HQ Order of Succession, EPA HQ Delegation of Authority, EPA HQ and Regional Leadership Crosswalk (Critical Offices/POCs), EPA HQ MEFs aligned to Offices/Divisions, EPA HQ Essential Records and Database Links, and EPA HQ Critical Contract, Grant, MOA, and SOP Lists and POCs
  • Ensure the DEVOP program and supporting documentation are accurate, and the site is prepared to execute the National DEVOP plan
  • Operate, manage, and test existing and new communications equipment IAW OSTP/OMB Directive D-16-1
  • Ensure the facility and all associated communications systems and equipment are maintained in a constant state of operational readiness
  • Coordinate the maintenance of the SAF/SCIF secure telecommunications systems, secure computers, faxes, etc., and if repair or service are needed, report it to the appropriate Government system owners
  • Participate in monthly operational telecommunications exercises when unsecure and secure communications equipment and classified IT systems undergo operational testing
  • Oversee the maintenance of SAF/SCIF space(s), and maintain a SAF/SCIF personnel access list
  • Support DEV activation and EPA personnel in executing emergency response tasks
  • Develop/revise analyses, plans, recommendations, reports, and training materials, as needed
  • Maintain the facility security plan and SOPs
  • Support activities to include scheduling meetings, verifying security clearances, pick-up and delivery of classified materials, prepared comments/discussion points for speakers, and prepare draft minutes and summaries of meetings upon request
  • Assist with CONOP development, to include ERG/DERG pre-deployment activities
  • Provide orientation briefings to cleared members and authorized visitors pertaining to DEV capabilities, operational readiness status, and activation procedures


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in National Security Strategy, Management, Public Administration, Political Science, or other related scientific, technical, or liberal arts discipline
  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ professional experience, of which at least four years must be in specialized experience
  • Specialized experience includes national security emergency, catastrophic disaster, or environmental emergency program and/or facilities operations; physical security and operations security (OPSEC) planning; previous experience handling COMSEC materials; and demonstrated ability to develop operational plans, procedures, and instructions.
  • Have general experience in continuity telecommunications equipment/systems operations; emergency operations center (EOC) activities; and PC based office automation equipment and programs (word processing, data base management, spreadsheet, modem communications, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Physical Demands:
• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
• Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodically


The salary range for this position is between $95,00 - $105,000.  


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a Top Secret security clearance and SCI eligible.   US Citizenship is a requirement for a Top Secret/SCI clearance at this location. 




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