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Emergency Planner (Experienced)

Livermore, CA 94550
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**For Sandia internal applicants, this is a backfill position and this position is promotion eligible.**

Are you passionate about developing enterprise-wide solutions to ensure continuity of operations in the face of disruptive events? Do you dream of collaborating with a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to ensure that effective plans are implemented? If so, you will want to consider applying for this opportunity.

We are seeking an Emergency Planner to join our dynamic team. We ensure the laboratories are prepared for emergency events through comprehensive emergency planning, training, exercise, and readiness assurance programs. We also provide response support and guidance during emergency events from the Emergency Operations Center.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Develop, maintain, and implement emergency plans and procedures for the implementation of a formal emergency management program.
+ Participate in the development and implementation of training that will prepare emergency management program elements and the workforce for emergency events.
+ Serve as an emergency responder in the Emergency Operations Center.
+ Interface with a variety of personnel and organizations, including line management and staff, and external contacts such as federal, state, and local emergency management, law enforcment, and government representatives.
+ Plan, conduct, and evaluate emergency preparedness drill and exercises to ensure the readiness of the workforce.


+ Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline plus 5 years or more of experience, or equivalent combination of related education and experience.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Q-level security clearance.


+ Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Emergency Services Administration, Emergency and Disaster Management, Homeland Security, or Criminal Justice.
+ Emergency Management experience
+ Prior law enforcemenet, military, or fire department service with experience in emergency management, crisis management or tactical response such as SWAT or other tactical units.
+ Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining emergency plans and procedures.
+ Experience in developing and conducting field exercises, drills and table-top activities.
+ Experience in emergency response practices, including hazardous material response and the Incident Command System.
+ Experience preparing procedures, reports, and presentations and researching and obtaining information.
+ Experience asessing system-level risks, vulnerabilities and development of mitigation plans.

Department Description:

Sandia Security Operations (SECOPS) protects people and assets to ensure mission success. SECOPS has responsibility for Physical Security, Classification, Classified Matter Protection and Control (CMPC), Operations Security (OPSEC), Security Awareness, the Security Incident Management Program (SIMP) and Emergency Management. SECOPS oversees Site Visitor Control and manages a 24/7 Protective Force.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



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Posted: 2020-06-18 Expires: 2020-07-19

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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