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    Tarryn Reddy
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    DescriptionEmergency Preparedness Specialist

    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Rockville, MD

    $89,033.00 – $115,742.00 /year

    Job Announcement Number NSIR/DPR-2011-0002/0003

    Background

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proud to be ranked as the BEST Place to Work in the Federal Government. We’ve earned our top ratings by creating a work environment rich in opportunity, diversity, leadership training, teamwork, and work life balance. Help guide our nation into the next generation of nuclear safety! Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission where you can be part of a select group of professionals who protect people and the environment with the peaceful use of nuclear materials in medicine, industry and research.

    This position is located in the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response/Division of Preparedness and Response/Deputy Director for Emergency Preparedness/New Reactor Licensing Branch.

    Duties

    As an Emergency Preparedness Specialist, you will assist in the review of radiological emergency plans for nuclear facilities and prepare safety evaluations. You will recommend solutions to generic problems associated with the safety impact of nuclear facilities in the area of emergency preparedness; prepare various documents on numerous technical subjects and licensing activities as assigned; make recommendations for establishing objectives and goals for the implementation, coordination and control of the emergency preparedness programs of assigned nuclear facilities. You will maintain awareness and proficiency in current and developing programs, equipment, and research related to emergency preparedness; develop, review and coordinate issues regarding outreach activities related to emergency preparedness activities; assist in the preparation and presentation of emergency preparedness related testimony for licensing hearings and observe drills and exercises involving State and local government radiological emergency response personnel and licensed nuclear reactor personnel and participate in Federal interagency critique activities.

    RequirementsQualifications

    In order to qualify for this position, which is posted as NSIR/DPR-2011-0003, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in a related series in the Federal service, performing like or similar duties, or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

    Specialized experience is experience which demonstrates ability to evaluate and assess engineering and scientific issues in emergency preparedness or response.

    The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate:

    **knowledge of the principles and practices of radiological incident or emergency preparedness, and incident or emergency plan development. **Knowledge of nuclear power plant engineering, reactor physics or health physics required to identify, analyze and develop conclusions regarding assessments of plant performance in radiological controls emergency preparedness, and physical security. **Knowledge of the design features and operating characteristics of nuclear reactor facilities. **Knowledge of legislation, regulations, policies, and guidance related to radiological emergency planning and preparedness. Your resume should also describe your ability to present technical information both orally and in writing.

    Basic Requirement for General Engineer, GS-801:

    A professional engineering degree is required. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. OR Combination of education and experience — college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.

    Basic Requirement for General Physical Science Series, 1301:

    A. Degree: Physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR B. A combination of education and experience: Education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    **NOTE** If you do not meet the degree requirements for this vacancy but believe you meet the specialized experience requirement, you may apply to the similar vacancy which is posted as NSIR/DPR-2011-0002. NSIR/DPR-2011-0002 is similar to this vacancy but does not have the degree requirement. See below for specific specialized experience required for applying under Announcement NSIR/DPR-2011-0002. Specialized experience is experience which demonstrates ability to evaluate and assess engineering and scientific issues in emergency preparedness or response. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate: **knowledge of the principles and practices of radiological incident or emergency preparedness, and incident or emergency plan development. **Knowledge of nuclear power plant engineering, reactor physics or health physics required to identify, analyze and develop conclusions regarding assessments of plant performance in radiological controls emergency preparedness, and physical security. **Knowledge of the design features and operating characteristics of nuclear reactor facilities. **Knowledge of legislation, regulations, policies, and guidance related to radiological emergency planning and preparedness.

    How to Apply

    Visit http://www.nrc.gov Review the NRC career page and click on Search Current Job Vacancies. Find Announcement No NSIR/DPR-2011-0002 or NSIR/DPR-2011-0003 and apply on-line by March 9, 2011 for NSIR/DPR-2011-0002 or by March 14, 2011 for NSIR/DPR-2011-0003. If you are viewing this opportunity after March 14th, please visit NRC’s website and discover additional opportunities for which you might be interested.

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    John Carter
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