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Solicitation for Qualified Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Professionals

27 April 2016

Darley Consulting Inc. (DCI) is soliciting qualified personnel for technical and non-technical evaluators for FEMA Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP). Former U.S. military and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) personnel who are skilled in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) operations, exercises and education are encouraged to compete for these positions.

Project: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP).

Place of Performance: Various FEMA regions.

Specialties Required:

Technical Evaluator
Non-technical Evaluator

Estimated work start date: to be announced shortly.

Job Descriptions:

Technical Evaluator.

Technical evaluators perform pre-exercise, exercise, and post-exercise activities as described in this PWS. They may also be assigned as Team Leaders/Lead Evaluators for an exercise. Desired qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in health physics from an accredited college or university or at least three offsite REP exercise evaluations involving any of the following REP Exercise Evaluation Areas: field radiological monitoring-ambient radiation monitoring, plume dose projection, field radiological monitoring-airborne radioiodine and particulate activity monitoring, plume protective action decision making; mobile laboratories; post-emergency sampling, ingestion exposure dose projections and protective action decision making and implementation and relocation, re-entry, and return decision making and implementation.

Other desired qualifications include completion of the Radiological Emergency Response Operations (RERO), Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS), or equivalent training; demonstrated knowledge in the use of, and capability in properly interpreting and applying all FEMA documents and guidance materials during exercises such as: NUREG-0654/FEMA-REP-1, Revision 1; FEMA REP Series Documents; FEMA Guidance Memoranda; Policy Memoranda; Environmental Protection Agency Protective Action Guides; the Interim REP Program Manual; the relevant offsite response plan; and other appropriate REP documents.

The Technical Evaluator should possess or have demonstrated knowledge of radiological dosimetry and survey instruments. The Technical Evaluator should be trained in, and fully familiar with, the concepts and principles of radiological monitoring equipment and techniques for use. The Technical Evaluator should have demonstrated English writing, grammar, composition, oral communications, and public speaking skills. The Technical Evaluator should have demonstrated experience in interviewing techniques, as well as field experience working with volunteers in State and local/tribal jurisdictions. The Technical Evaluator should be willing to travel for up to one week at a time to any duty location within the FEMA REP Program Regions or Headquarters.

Non-technical Evaluator.

Non-technical (Emergency Operations) Evaluators perform pre-exercise, exercise, and post-exercise activities as described in this PWS. They may be assigned as Team Leaders/Lead Evaluators for an exercise. Desired qualifications include knowledge in the use of, and capability in properly interpreting and applying, all FEMA documents and guidance materials during exercises such as: NUREG-0654/FEMA-REP-1, Revision 1; FEMA REP Series Documents; FEMA Guidance Memoranda; Policy Memoranda; Environmental Protection Agency Protective Action Guides; the Interim REP Program Manual; the relevant offsite response plan; and other appropriate REP documents. Non-technical Evaluators may also include HSEEP-trained evaluators for assessing State and local implementation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

Non-technical Evaluators should possess or have demonstrated skill in English writing, grammar, composition, oral communications, and public speaking. Non-technical Evaluators shall have demonstrated experience in interviewing techniques as well as field experience working with volunteers in State and local/tribal jurisdictions. Non-technical Evaluators should be willing to travel for up to one week at a time to any duty location within the FEMA REP Program Regions or Headquarters.

Candidate resumes must demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • field radiological monitoring-ambient radiation monitoring
  • plume dose projection
  • field radiological monitoring-airborne radioiodine and particulate activity monitoring
  • plume protective action decision making
  • mobile laboratories
  • post-emergency sampling
  • ingestion exposure dose projections and protective action decision making
  • trained in, and fully familiar with, the concepts and principles of radiological monitoring equipment and techniques for use

All candidates must be able to qualify for a U.S. Secret clearance.

Resumes must be received by 13 May 2016.

Interested personnel can send resumes or request more information by sending an email to: resume@dcidarleyconsultinginc.com