Harris Corporation Emergency Management Program Support Officer in Melbourne, Florida

Emergency Management Program Support Officer 6/4/18SecurityUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: CHQ20180406-25062


Job Title: Emergency Management Program Support Officer Job ID: CHQ20180406-25062 Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description

Harris Corporate Headquarters, Global Security, is seeking an Emergency Management Program Support Officer to support the Harris Crisis Management Team (HCMT) Chair. S/he will provide direct support to the development and implementation of comprehensive emergency/crisis/incident response planning, policy and procedures, and emergency management operations across the organization.

  • Assist in development, implementation, and ongoing management of plans/procedures for crisis and significant incident management

  • Assist the HCMT staff in its responsibility to lead, direct, manage and oversee the preparation for, protection against, response to, and recovery from incidents adversely impacting business operations

  • Support the HCMT Chair in carrying out emergency crisis management functions

  • Assist in planning, participating in, and evaluating emergency exercises

  • Provide support to other functional groups (Security, Human Resources, Communications, Finance, Facilities, Employee Health & Safety, etc.) and business segments in furtherance of business continuity operations and planning activities related to crisis management

  • Serve as liaison with Communications team and other functional leaders in the development, implementation, and management of internal emergency/crisis/incident communication tools

  • Prepare, document, and maintain current contact information for critical emergency/crisis/incident response personnel

  • Research, summarize, and coordinate demonstrations for vendor support of emergency management planning and response activities

  • Prepare clear, concise, and professional summaries, reports, agendas, briefings, and other communications for leadership and Executive staff

  • Participate in internal working groups and councils

  • Coordinate conference and/or bridge calls to convene response teams as directed

  • Serve as alternate Director of Emergency Operations (DEO) for Brevard County, Florida for hurricane planning and response

  • Coordinate with law enforcement and emergency response personnel where necessary

  • Other duties as required

  • Some travel may be required


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years related experience (equivalent education may be considered in lieu of experience)

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Experience writing policy, procedures, and developing executive level briefings

  • Experience effectively communicating, both orally and in writing

  • Experience in emergency management, risk management, loss prevention, and corporate security

  • Experience with emergency management and business continuity systems

  • Demonstrated advanced project management skills and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally

  • Experience interacting with people at all levels of the organization

  • Experience and familiarity with the National Industrial Security Program and related Department of Defense Directives

  • Security Board Certifications such as Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) preferred

  • Management experience including planning, budgeting, and leading teams

  • Experience in developing statements of work and contracts

  • Active Secret clearance preferred

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne