Federal Reserve Tenth District Law Enforcement Department is seeking an experienced emergency preparedness specialist for a 24/7 critical infrastructure law enforcement unit. Incumbent performs a variety of duties by planning, training, analyzing, and developing emergency preparedness and response functions. This role serves as a liaison to internal Bank business lines and to local, state, and federal agencies to develop, implement, manage, and continually improve emergency preparedness. Develops and implements emergency services programs, plans, and training activities within the Tenth Federal Reserve District to include active threat and new employee orientation training. Assists management team during emergencies. Ensures a functional Federal Reserve Law Enforcement approach to emergency preparedness and response throughout the seven state region. Requires performing duties in emergency or crisis circumstances without being relieved for extended periods of times. May require working extended hours, working on weekends and holidays, and occasional unplanned/unscheduled overtime. Must successfully complete entry level and continuing (in-service) law enforcement department specific training and Federal Reserve Bank required training (e.g. ethics, information security, etc.) within required time frames. Travel throughout the Tenth Federal Reserve District for familiarization and liaison activities will be required up to 25% of the time.
Applications accepted through September 19, 2019 with interviews expected to occur at the end of September. The anticipated start date is October 22, 2019. Starting salary for this position is dependent on qualifications.
- Assists Law Enforcement staff at all levels in the Department and occasionally other Federal Reserve Bank management during emergencies that directly or indirectly impact the operation of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, its branches, and/or Federal Reserve operations.
- Conducts after-action reviews following incidents; makes recommendations to improve policies, procedures, guidance and resource material. Liaisons with Bank Business Continuity Department.
- Develops and continually reviews emergency operations plans, procedures and protocols, and all annexes in order to meet and/or exceed industry standards within the critical infrastructure community and recommended guidelines from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
- Develops and performs tests and evaluations of emergency management plans.
- Provides recommendations and advice to executive leadership and key stakeholders regarding the implementation of emergency plans and programs.
- Develops and maintains liaisons with System emergency management groups, municipalities, county departments, other emergency response organizations, and nongovernmental organizations to facilitate plan development and response effort coordination.
- Consults with senior officials from governmental and private organizations in the event a natural disaster or other emergency that affects Federal Reserve employees, facilities, or operations.
- Administers the Bank's floor warden and active threat programs.
- Performs other duties as assigned.