U.S. Department of Energy seeks senior emergency planner

The Emergency Management and Security Department at the U.S. Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico is looking for a senior emergency planner.

If hired, the candidate will provide emergency planning support for severe events, including natural phenomena, radiation and terrorism. They will implement, integrate and maintain continuity programs and emergency management at the planet.

The senior emergency planner will also coordinate and develop emergency plans, procedures and checklists, as well as contingency plans and other supporting documents. Other requirements of the position include conducting program assessments and developing corrective action and implementation plans.

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor's degree in emergency management or a related field and 10 years of related professional experience. The candidate must be proficient in software applications including MS Office and MS Outlook and be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.

The preferred requirements for the senior emergency management planner position include Emergency Operations Center and Certified Emergency Manager credentials, working knowledge of DOE Order 151.1 c. Previous WIPP experience is also preferred.

Qualified applicants who are offered the position must pass a substance abuse test.

Relocation benefits for the senior emergency planner position are available.