Watch Officer / Analyst
Washington DC, Forrestal Building
This position is for a junior-level Watch Officer to assist NNSA Emergency Management Enterprise in maintaining its security responsibilities – administrative, alternative Emergency Operations Center (EOC) support, SCIF support,
assessments, and issues tracking. The Watch Officer/Analyst will be directly supporting the Consolidated Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) and must be located at the Department of Energy (DOE) Forrestal Building.
- Conducting initial research of potential and actual events and the possible impacts to DOE/NNSA sites, facilities, or other DOE/NNSA mission interests.
- Utilizing analytical knowledge and skills to assist in developing and providing real-time decision support products and Event Analysis.
- Training support, including assisting the Training Officer in the creation and use of Watch Office-specific products utilizing the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.),
and assisting the Training Officer in the creation and use of Watch Office-specific technical products.
- Assisting setup of the meeting space for daily morning briefings (displaying the Common Operational Picture, Video Teleconference, Battle Rhythm, and live map).
- Assist second layer review (proofreading) of CEOC Watch Office products, as time permits.
- Assist with augmentation of Operations Support to various offices and team rooms, as required.
- Provide support to CEOC Watch Officers in their daily duties, as requested.
- Requires a Bachelor Degree in a relevant field of study, Masters preferred.
- 3+ years relevant experience required.
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Requires technical knowledge of the program work involved and the ability to use applicable analytical methods.
- Working knowledge and abilities using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).
- Willingness to learn operations of geospatial databases, including ArcGIS.
- Ability to independently perform multiple tasks with dynamic priorities.
- Skilled in the use of databases and spreadsheets; comfortable extrapolating information from multiple databases and generating reports on the results.
- Demonstrated writing and editing skills in the creation of documents and procedures.
- Willingness to work directly with clients in a rapidly changing environment; must possess a mature approach to the personal interactions between a consultant and the client.
- Must be an independent self-starter with excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and be comfortable working with a team of technical experts in varying fields of security and emergency operations disciplines.
- Able to sit for extended periods and perform work in an office environment, including extensive use of computers.
- DOE site access will require the qualified candidate be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a DOE “Q” access authorization/security clearance.
The candidate’s written consent to conduct a background check for the purposes of obtaining a security clearance may be required as a condition of employment.
- Certain positions requiring a security clearance may require the periodic successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination.
- Ongoing reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal substances may be conducted as a requirement for ongoing access to DOE sites. The candidate’s written consent to conduct such tests may be required as a condition of employment.
- Must meet minimal security training and awareness.
- Must meet minimal security training and awareness for SCIF personnel.
- Must be willing to become qualified as an Assistant Coordinating Officer and periodically watch billed on a 24/7 Emergency Recall Roster to support the Nuclear Incident Team and the CEOC as required.
Desired or Preferred Qualifications:
- Possession of a DOE “Q” access authorization/security clearance.
- Experience in the DOE Complex a plus.
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