Job ID: 2021-13923 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Services
Under the direction of the Head of the Emergency Services Unit, serves as the staff member in the Division that assists in the development and implementation of security plans, emergency management plans, and emergency operations systems to assure compliance with DOE orders and PPPL requirements.
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a world-class fusion energy research laboratory managed by Princeton University for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. PPPL is dedicated to developing the scientific and technological knowledge base for fusion energy. The Laboratory advances the fields of fusion energy and plasma physics research to develop the scientific understanding and key innovations needed to realize fusion as an energy source for the world.
20% General Duties
Perform role of on-scene Safety Officer during critical incidents and exercises.
Serves as the subject matter expert on the DOE Orders related to division responsibilities. These would include but not limited to DOE Order151.1D.
Completes After Action Reports for the division to assure action items and lessons learned are assessed and completed.
Coordinates with the PPPL Fire Engineer and ESU Captains and LTs (and other SMEs) to ensure proper operations of security, fire, and EMS systems and equipment; Attends meetings and serves on committees as required.
Coordinate maintenance and repair of emergency equipment and apparatus.
80% Emergency Management Duties
Develop, manage, and maintain the Emergency Management Plan (EMP), Emergency Preparedness Implementation Procedures (EPIP’s) in order to meet/or exceed compliance standards established by DOE Orders, PPPL Policy and FEMA.
Maintains and updates all resource materials associated with emergency preparedness plans, prepares emergency situation status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments.
Develop hazard-specific plans that outline operating procedures to be used in response to disasters or emergencies that may affect PPPL.
Maintains the Hazards Survey and supervises the establishment and maintenance of the site pre-fire plans and hazards.
Assesses and updates communications and communications systems needed for situational awareness and emergency preparedness; Ensures the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) call lists are up-to-date and functional, conducts quarterly reviews and verification of call lists and publishes updates.
Responds either to the scene or the EOC (as required) in an emergency; Respond to emergencies that directly or indirectly impact the operation of the laboratory in accordance with the guidelines established within the PPPL Emergency Preparedness Plan, FEMA and NIMS
Coordinates with staff to assess and manage emergencies.
Develops and maintains liaisons with municipalities, county departments, other emergency response organizations, other DOE Laboratories to facilitate plan development, response effort coordination, and exchanges of personnel and equipment, consults with officials of local and area governments, schools, hospitals, and other institutions to determine their needs and capabilities in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.
Activates and coordinates the activities of Mutual-Aid responses; Prepares and/or reviews emergency incident reports. Coordinates responses by all appropriate laboratory resources during an actual event to ensure timely and effective response and assists with recovery efforts in a post-incident environment
Education and Experience:
Minimum Higher Education, Associates Degree.
Minimum of five years’ experience within an Emergency Services Unit
Qualified as a Driver Operator
Three-years of supervisory experience in an emergency services, law-enforcement, military, or similar environment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated experience evaluating and assessing emergency response programs and performance
Demonstrated ability to oversee and execute an emergency preparedness program
Ability to effectively work with others to complete goals and objectives, including in stressful environments
Strong presentation and communications skills
Certificates and Licenses:
Incident Management Level I (ICS 200)
NJ Emergency Medical Technician
Hazardous Mate rials Awareness & Operations
Confined Space Rescue Awareness & Operations
NFPA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor Level I
NFPA Incident Safety Officer preferred
Certified by the NJ Security Officer Registration Act (SORA) or equivalent preferred
Completion of CUPSA advanced security training or equivalent
FEMA Fundamentals of Emergency Management
Associate's Degree in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Fire Protection, and/or Administration or equivalent experience
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.
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