Posted by: ARServices on Aug 30, 2021
Washington , DC
ARServices is seeking a Senior Public Health Project Specialist to join our DHS CWMD Medical Operations Team. This position requires an Active Secret clearance and the ability to obtain DHS Suitability. This is an Onsite position at Client's location in Washington, DC.
With the threat of transnational terrorism and ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by nations potentially hostile to the U.S., DHS has taken steps to integrate the full range of its radiological, nuclear, chemical, and biological capabilities to enhance the nation's abilities to prevent terrorists and other threat actors from using WMD, and support operational partners in closing capability gaps along adversary pathways. As the focal point for this effort, DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Operations Support Directorate (OSD) requires advisory and assistance services to effectively operationalize CWMD by developing and enhancing the capabilities of the DHS Components as well as federal, state, local, territorial and tribal (FSLTT) partners.
Principal Duties Perform the functions of a technical expert in the relevant public health field in support of Medical Operations Directorate's oversight functions across DHS in public health and safety. Apply expertise in defining and resolving issues, performing analysis, and developing plans and requirements in the subject-matter area for complex problems. Support coordination and implementation of policies and guidance on public health and medical matters with stakeholders and organizations internal and external to DHS. Lead and facilitate development and delivery of various documents related to public health and safety in support of medical operations. Support planning activities for public health studies, and short-term activities to resolve technical issues. Communicate technically complex topics for a variety of audiences, including senior government officials. Requirements Masters or Doctorate-level degree in public health, environmental science, emergency management and preparedness or related field. 10 years of experience working in public health, preparedness and/or response with at least 8 years of experience designing and implementing exercises involving infectious disease monitoring and response, public health preparedness, surveillance, or environmental health and/or developing preparedness documents to include, concept of operations, response plans, and guidance documents. Active Secret clearance and ability to obtain DHS Suitability.
ARServices is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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