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Chief, Emergency Preparedness and Physical Security, CM-0080-01


Federal Deposit Insurance Company


Washington, DC


Principal advisor to the Assistant Director, SEPS, on all emergency preparedness and physical security matters within the FDIC. The incumbent is responsible for managing, supervising, and directing these two separate programs. Manages and directs the nationwide FDIC Emergency Preparedness program. Uses a comprehensive knowledge of security policy requirements to develop new approaches, methods and procedures to address emergency preparedness issues. Functions as a technical authority in all emergency preparedness matters for the corporation.

Serves as the principal contact point for FDIC Headquarters, Regional Offices, and other agencies regarding physical security and emergency preparedness program activities. Maintains liaison with a variety of government officials, to include the Office of the Inspector General, USOPM, the Department of Homeland Security, the United States Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, local law enforcement authorities, and other security-related agencies with relation to matters involving emergency preparedness and physical security at the FDIC.

Establishes and evaluates corporate-wide physical security policies and standards. Performs periodic vulnerability assessments of the physical security operations of FDIC facilities nationwide to determine specific weaknesses. Provides technical advice and guidance in determining the need for new or upgraded security systems, to include identification cards, cameras, locks, metal detectors, etc. Establishes policies and procedures to ensure adequate protection of FDIC personnel from workplace violence. Establishes employee training programs to increase their security awareness; and; providing periodic review and assessment of all FDIC contracted guard services.

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Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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