U.S. House Sergeant at Arms seeks emergency management program manager

The U.S House of Representatives Office of the Sergeant at Arms is looking for a program manager for its emergency management division. | Courtesy of the U.S. House of Representatives

The U.S House of Representatives Office of the Sergeant at Arms is looking for a program manager for its emergency management division.

The job includes reporting to one of two sections in the division within the office. The successful candidate will have a substantial working knowledge of emergency management and wide understanding of the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and its policies, as well as the House of Representatives' rules and its committees.

The hired candidate will be assigned primary duties in either mission support and operations, training, testing and exercising, life safety, or continuity and contingency planning. The job may require travel outside of Washington, D.C., and could include weekend and evening assignments.

Applicants should have a master's degree and/or seven years of experience related to the duties of this position. At least two years of experience are required in three of the following areas: life safety programs; test, training and exercise programs; program and project management; emergency planning and operations support; or continuity and contingency program support.

The chosen candidate will be required to obtain government Top Secret/SCI security clearance and maintain the clearance throughout employment. Ideally, the applicant already will have TS/SCI clearance, experience in supporting classified emergency programs, and experience with executive and legislative branch emergency management.

Applicants must live within one hour of Washington, D.C., and relocation expenses won't be covered. The annual salary starts around $80,000.