Energy Northwest Emergency Preparedness Planner II / I in Richland, Washington
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Support the Emergency Preparedness (EP) function by preparing and conducting Emergency Response Organization (ERO) program administration, training, and evaluation including drills/exercises, maintaining a cordial interface with internal and external organizations, developing and conducting training and evaluating ERO members as assigned, and maintaining EP related documents and facilities in a current state of readiness.
Conduct emergency drills and exercises in accordance with Energy Northwest, Oregon and Washington states, and participating county and federal requirements including controller/evaluator duties in area of responsibility. Ensure individual and organizational improvement areas are identified through a thorough critique process. Implement actions as required to improve performance.
Interact and coordinate with off-site agencies to facilitate their support of the Energy Northwest ERO function and the off-site agency’s emergency preparedness mission related to Columbia Generating Station (CGS).
Interface with federal agencies and senior plant personnel to maintain effective working relationships on matters related to the EP Program.
Perform administrative functions which may include addressing and managing corrective action process assignments and maintaining EP-related documents and facilities in a current state of readiness.
Develop and conduct initial and advanced emergency preparedness training for assigned areas of responsibility, including the development of training materials consistent with a Systematic Approach to Training (SAT).
Conduct emergency drills and exercises as a controller/evaluator for assigned emergency center(s). Ensure individual and organizational improvement areas are identified using a thorough critique process. Implement actions as required to improve performance.
Perform assigned EP functions (e.g., emergency center readiness evaluations, on-call emergency planner duties, self-assessments, and benchmarking activities).
Incumbents may be assigned specific areas of focus that will result in varying time allocations.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
EP Planner II
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Business Administration, Physical Science, Emergency Management, or Engineering related field from an accredited college or university and eight years of experience in one or more of the following areas: nuclear plant operations, operations training, engineering, health physics, nuclear security leadership or emergency preparedness;
an Associate’s degree in a training, emergency management, or technical field from an accredited college or university and ten years of experience in one or more of the following areas: nuclear plant operations, operations training, engineering, health physics, nuclear security leadership or emergency preparedness;
a high school diploma or GED and twelve years of experience in one or more of the following areas: nuclear plant operations, operations training, engineering, health physics, nuclear security or emergency preparedness.
Current or prior RO/SRO license may count for two years of experience
EP Planner I
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, four years of experience in some combination of emergency planning, nuclear operations, health physics, training, or other appropriate field.
With an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, seven years of applicable experience. With a high school diploma or GED, ten years of applicable experience.
EP Planner II Salary
$108,279 - $162,419
EP Planner I Salary
Typically, selected candidates are hired between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.
Offers will be negotiated based on each candidate's qualifications.
This role is eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan. Incentives are earned based on employee performance against defined metrics and company goals.
Energy Northwest (EN) offers a highly competitive and substantial benefits package which allows qualifying employees (and their families) to enroll in medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits may include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, supplemental life insurances, credit monitoring, and identity theft insurance. EN offers three retirement programs to qualifying employees including a matching 401(k) deferred compensation plan, the Washington State Pension Plan (PERS), and a 457(b) savings plan. Qualifying employees will also accrue 160 hours of personal time per year and nine paid holidays throughout the calendar year.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
EEO is the law, click here to learn more (http://www.energy-northwest.com/whoweare/joinourteam/Documents/EEO%20is%20the%20Law%20poster.pdf) .
As a regional leader in clean energy generation and public power solutions, Energy Northwest develops, owns and operates a diverse mix of electricity generating resources, including hydro, solar, battery storage and wind projects – and the Northwest’s only nuclear power facility. Energy Northwest is a Washington state joint operating agency comprised of 27 public power member utilities, serving more than 1.5 million customers. The agency continually explores new generation projects and solutions to meet its members’ needs.