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As of 3/27/2017

Outreach Office Manager – Located in Pueblo, Colorado

This individual is responsible for the management of a U.S. Army chemical demilitarization outreach office located in Pueblo, Colorado. The Outreach Office Manager reports to the public outreach program manager and oversees approximately four individuals conducting public affairs and outreach activities. This individual must apply critical thinking and expertise in communications and public participation to implement a public outreach strategy within the target community. Partner with senior government officials under tight deadlines to translate ideas and concepts into professional communication products and collateral, such as leadership messages, PowerPoint presentations, outreach reports, video scripts and social media content, all with a goal of keeping the community and key stakeholders informed of program progress. Manage the day-to-day operations of the outreach office to include logistics support, personnel management and client relationships.

Basic Qualifications:

• 7+ years of experience in public affairs and/or public outreach
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field
• Experience developing and executing a public outreach strategy
• Experience writing and editing material ranging from technical articles to executive communication
• Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

Additional Qualifications:

• Knowledge of chemical demilitarization
• Experience with the Department of Defense or U.S. Army
• Knowledge of the local community Pueblo, Colorado
• Experience leading or managing small-mid size project teams
• Experience with consulting or client relationship management

 

 

Outreach Office Manager – Located in Richmond, Kentucky

This individual is responsible for the management of a U.S. Army chemical demilitarization outreach office located in Richmond, Kentucky. The Outreach Office Manager reports to the public outreach program manager and oversees approximately four individuals conducting public affairs and outreach activities. This individual must apply critical thinking and expertise in communications and public participation to implement a public outreach strategy within the target community. Partner with senior government officials under tight deadlines to translate ideas and concepts into professional communication products and collateral, such as leadership messages, PowerPoint presentations, outreach reports, video scripts and social media content, all with a goal of keeping the community and key stakeholders informed of program progress. Manage the day-to-day operations of the outreach office to include logistics support, personnel management and client relationships.

Basic Qualifications:

• 7+ years of experience in public affairs and/or public outreach
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field
• Experience developing and executing a public outreach strategy
• Experience writing and editing material ranging from technical articles to executive communication
• Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

Additional Qualifications:

• Knowledge of chemical demilitarization
• Experience with the Department of Defense or U.S. Army
• Knowledge of the local community Richmond, Kentucky
• Experience leading or managing small-mid size project teams
• Experience with consulting or client relationship management

 

Outreach Support Specialist – Located in Pueblo, Colorado

This individual will serve as an Outreach Support Specialist at a U.S. Army chemical demilitarization outreach office located in Pueblo, Colorado. The Outreach Support Specialist reports to the Outreach Office Manager and will conduct public affairs and outreach activities. This individual must apply critical thinking and expertise in communications and public participation to create professional communication products and collateral, such as leadership messages, PowerPoint presentations, outreach reports, video scripts, videos and social media content, that align with a broader public outreach and public affairs strategy. Support the day-to-day operations of the outreach office to include greeting visitors, interfacing with stakeholders, talking knowledgeably about the program and impact to the community, and direct community members to relevant information products. Use a wide variety of modern communication techniques to convey plant progress, such as the development of digital shorts, high-resolution photography, engaging social media content and written articles.

Basic Qualifications:

• 5+ years of experience in public affairs and/or public outreach
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field
• Experience executing a public outreach strategy
• Experience writing and editing material ranging from technical articles to executive communication
• Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications
• Knowledge of and experience with photography and videography techniques
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

Additional Qualifications:

• Knowledge of chemical demilitarization
• Experience with the Department of Defense or U.S. Army
• Knowledge of the local community Pueblo, Colorado

 

Outreach Support Specialist – Located in Richmond, Kentucky

This individual will serve as an Outreach Support Specialist at a U.S. Army chemical demilitarization outreach office located in Richmond, Kentucky. The Outreach Support Specialist reports to the Outreach Office Manager and will conduct public affairs and outreach activities. This individual must apply critical thinking and expertise in communications and public participation to create professional communication products and collateral, such as leadership messages, PowerPoint presentations, outreach reports, video scripts, videos and social media content, that align with a broader public outreach and public affairs strategy. Support the day-to-day operations of the outreach office to include greeting visitors, interfacing with stakeholders, talking knowledgeably about the program and impact to the community, and direct community members to relevant information products. Use a wide variety of modern communication techniques to convey plant progress, such as the development of digital shorts, high-resolution photography, engaging social media content and written articles.

Basic Qualifications:

• 5+ years of experience in public affairs and/or public outreach
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field
• Experience executing a public outreach strategy
• Experience writing and editing material ranging from technical articles to executive communication
• Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications
• Knowledge of and experience with photography and videography techniques
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

Additional Qualifications:

• Knowledge of chemical demilitarization
• Experience with the Department of Defense or U.S. Army
• Knowledge of the local community Richmond, Kentucky

 

Quantitative Risk Assessment Lead – Located in Baltimore, MD area

This individual (preferably located in the Baltimore, MD area) is responsible for planning and managing the development of Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRAs) in support of Program Executive Office – Alternative Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO – ACWA). PEO ACWA has the responsibility of examining, and implementing alternative technologies to baseline incineration for the environmentally safe disposal of the U.S. stockpile of lethal, unitary chemical agents and munitions in Colorado and Kentucky. In support of this responsibility, there is a need to develop QRAs for activities at the demilitarization facilities, transport of materials off-site (i.e., energetics, hydrolysates), and impacts to the public. The QRA Lead will work closely with the PEO ACWA Risk Management Directorate to identify and plan the QRAs to be performed. The Lead will be responsible for selecting a team to perform the QRA; performing the QRA; and ensuring the quality of the product. This individual must have experience in the performance of QRAs for similar activities with hazardous materials (chemical agents and/or energetics preferred). In addition, the individual must have experience presenting the results of risk analyses to diverse groups including the public, senior Government and Corporate management, technical staff, and other safety professionals. The position will require (on average) 10-15% travel; primarily to Richmond, KY and Pueblo, CO.

Basic Qualifications:

• 7+ years of experience in quantitative risk assessment
• 5+ years of experience in chemical demilitarization
• Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field
• Experience developing and executing QRAs and managing teams to perform QRAs
• Experience communicating the results of complex technical analyses to diverse audiences
• Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications and other appropriate modeling software
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

Additional Qualifications:

• Knowledge of chemical agents and/or energetic materials
• Experience with the Department of Defense or U.S. Army
• Knowledge of the transportation requirements for hazardous materials
• Experience leading or managing small-mid size project teams
• Experience with consulting or client relationship management