Attainment of the competencies listed in this technical Functional Area Qualification Standard
should be documented by a qualifying official, immediate supervisor, or the team leader of
personnel in accordance with the Technical Qualification Program Plan of the office qualifying the
CONTINUING EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND PROFICIENCY
DOE personnel shall participate in continuing education and training as necessary to improve their
performance and proficiency and ensure that they stay up-to-date on changing technology and
new requirements. This may include courses and/or training provided by:
Department of Energy
Other government agencies
Beyond formal classroom or computer-based courses, continuing training may include
Attendance at symposia, seminars, exhibitions
A description of suggested learning proficiency activities and the requirements for the continuing
education and training program for Emergency Management personnel are included in Appendix A
of this document.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of personnel assigned to the
Emergency Management Functional Area:
Communicate with Headquarters, Field elements, regulatory agencies, international,
Federal, State, tribal, and local emergency response organizations, and the public.
Inform and advise the Department of Energy community of emergency management
program status, activities, and issues.
Plan, observe and evaluate emergency management activities and Federal and contractor
technical performance to ensure the adequacy, effectiveness, and compliance with
Department of Energy (DOE) Order 151.1B and other DOE Orders and Federal
Review, and/or approve emergency management documentation.
Serve as a Department of Energy technical point-of contract and/or subject matter expert
for emergency management activities.
Facilitate the notification and reporting of emergencies under Department of Energy (DOE)
Order 151.1B Comprehensive Emergency Management System.