CDC announces epidemiologist openings in Atlanta

Friday, Nov 6, 2015 @ 8:32am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that they have openings for epidemiologists in Atlanta, with an application window that will close on Friday, Nov. 27.
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Environmental Restoration receives EPA contract

Thursday, Nov 5, 2015 @ 2:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a contract to Environmental Restoration, LLC, to take on removal activities for harmful materials, the Federal Business Opportunities website announced on Wednesday.
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USAID seeks monitoring and evaluation specialist in Liberia

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 @ 7:33am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced this past week that they are seeking a monitoring and evaluation specialist based in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Department of Homeland Security announces new HSSTAC members

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 @ 7:19am by BioPrepWatch Reports

New appointees to the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) were announced by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson this past week.
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White House memo recommends biosecurity preparedness, response measures

Monday, Nov 2, 2015 @ 4:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two assistants to the president, John Holdren and Lisa Monaco, issued a memo late last week on biosafety and biosecurity, featuring what steps should be taken at the federal level to improve efforts and measures in these areas. The memo details the implementation of recommendations that were made in a memo released in August 2014.
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Senate committee holds hearing on state of U.S. biodefense, preparedness

Monday, Nov 2, 2015 @ 3:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing late last week to examine the current state of U.S. biological defense measures, including preparedness in the event of a biological attack.
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Homeland Security introduces new alert system, details proper use

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 @ 12:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The First Responders website from the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate’s (DHS S&T) First Responder Group (FRG) detailed the use of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) System on Thursday.
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FEMA announces open training specialist, situation unit leader positions

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 @ 10:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Wednesday announced positions for a training specialist and an emergency management specialist who would serve as a situation unit leader.
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Senate Committee hears testimony on status of American biodefense.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 @ 8:32am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) chaired a full committee hearing on biodefense on Wednesday.
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House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to hold dirty bomb prevention hearing

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure announced on Tuesday that there will be a hearing with the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee regarding dirty bomb prevention at U.S. ports.
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FEMA seeking contract and IT specialists

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 @ 11:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced openings for contract specialists and a supervisory information technology (IT) specialist on Thursday.
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FEMA challenges remain despite progress

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 @ 10:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on Thursday concerning the preparedness efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the challenges they face and the progress that has been made.
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Harrisvaccines awarded avian influenza contract

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 @ 10:30am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this week that it has awarded a $6 million contract to Harrisvaccines that would supply vaccines against avian influenza.
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FEMA seeking support services supervisor, supervisory program manager

Friday, Oct 23, 2015 @ 10:31am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced openings for a support services supervisor and a supervisory program manager.
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NIH, NIAID issue sources sought notice

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 @ 10:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) issued a sources sought notice for small businesses earlier this month.
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FEMA seeking security, preparedness specialists

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 @ 4:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently released job opening notices for a security specialist position and an emergency management specialist position specialized in preparedness.
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FEMA to study broadcast alert technology

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 @ 4:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Tuesday that its National Continuity Programs’ Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Division will be assessing public warning and alert capabilities within the private sector.
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DHS announces international first responders forum

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 @ 2:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The First Responders site from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the launch of the International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation on Tuesday.
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FEMA seeking management analyst in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 @ 2:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced in a job opening on Thursday that they are seeking management analysts at their Washington, D.C., office.
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FEMA seeking insurance specialist in Massachusetts

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 @ 12:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced in a job posting on Tuesday that there is an opening for an insurance specialist at their office in Maynard, Massachusetts.
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