Program Support Specialist/Public Safety-Emergency Communications
2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 1:29 PM)
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PotomacWave Consulting is currently looking for a Program Support Specialist/Public-Safety Emergency Communications to join our DHS Team in Arlington, VA (Ballston)!
Support public safety, emergency communications, and technical, policy, and strategic analyses for the client's federal, state, local, and tribal public safety emergency communications coordination mission.
Utilize your expertise in consulting, public safety, and emergency communications systems to:
Interact with clients and stakeholders
Facilitate data collection and analyses
Support technical assessments of public safety communications technologies in the emergency communications ecosystem.
Draft reports on emergency communications technology, including operability, interoperability, resiliency, Cybersecurity
Develop and implement meeting strategy, discussion topics, coordinating with presenters, capturing meeting minutes, and tracking action items.
Work with Front Office to design agenda, develop materials, plan logistics, facilitate, provide knowledge capture, develop meeting report, and track actions for strategy offsite sessions
Develop internal messaging, data visualizations, graphics, and tools in support of organizational development and leadership initiatives.
Track progress of organizational development and leadership initiatives utilizing the Product Development Process; report-out on progress to applicable audience.
Support information gathering, research and analysis, and messaging and materials development to prepare for meetings and engagements.
Develop presentations and engagement materials, including but not limited to, strategic messaging, content, talking points, data visualizations, and graphics
Develop messaging, data visualizations, graphics, and supporting materials for internal strategic communications coming from the Front Office.
Complete ad hoc governance, organizational development, program management, and strategic messaging initiatives as requested
Bachelor’s degree or higher required
3-5 years of emergency communications experience in areas such as interoperable communications, alert / warning systems, 911/PSAP, wireless communications
Familiarity with FEMA and/or other Federal Government agency and emergency communications process / procedures
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as organizational and interpersonal skills
Highly organized and adept at managing multiple projects and clients simultaneously at a high standard in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Adaptable to rapidly changing priorities and able to manage multiple deadlines and deliver high quality work products