GDIT's Federal Health Sector is currently looking for a Public Health Analyst to join our team in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Joint Information Center (JIC). The CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to lead the novel coronavirus (COVID19) response. The Joint Information Center (JIC) and the various Task Forces (TFs) supporting the response require a variety of health communication and coordination support to carry out critical functions to continue to support this response. This position is for fulltime employment and will be located onsite at the customer’s location in Atlanta, Georgia. (CDC’s domestic facilities are currently operating under “maximum telework” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is anticipated that this position will be 100% telework until CDC’s facilities begin to resume normal operations.)
CDC’s JIC is a 24/7 emergency communication unit that serves as the primary point of information coordination during a CDC Incident Management System (IMS) activation. The JIC is primarily staffed by a network of emergency communicators who ensure that accurate health protection information is quickly shared with multiple audiences through many channels during a public health emergency.
Learn More about CDC’s EOC https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/eoc/eoc.htm
The purpose of this position is to assist JIC and various Tasks Force leadership in managing and tracking various communications products, staff rosters, clearance items, and email boxes in support of CDC’s COVID-19 communication response efforts. Responsibilities include:
Provide consultation services to the CDC to manage Task Force (TF) reporting requirements, including developing the communication slides that are presented at the incident manager’s (IM) meeting and other meetings of similar nature.
Provide consultation services to the CDC to manage tracking spreadsheet(s) for all materials in clearance. Provide additional support for clearance triage, tracking, and follow-up to ensure clearance requests reach the appropriate members of the team in a timely manner.
Participate in calls to identify themes and hot issues for the upcoming week and coordinate with other team members across the Task Force to ensure relevant communication content is included with themes that are presented at the IM meeting for the upcoming week. Maintain team’s staffing roster and roll-on/roll-off dates.
Run web, social media metrics reports and share them with TF leadership and other stakeholders as necessary. Monitor email boxes and screen for critical event- specific emails that require attention from TF leadership or other team leads (emails may include event updates, reporting requests, and clearance requests). Provide consultation services to the CDC leadership with responses to communication inquiries that are presented to the TF.
Attend TF or response meetings, as appropriate to the response, takes notes for TF leadership, and disseminate notes as directed.
Communicate daily with the TF Communication Leadership with updates and status of documents that require attention and action.
Liaise with other teams within the TF or other TFs as needed.
Provide consultation services to the CDC with communication clearance coordination Ensure the timeliness, consistency, and accuracy of all information.
Participate in post-response meetings and contribute to reports and other feedback mechanisms as appropriate. Work with the team and respective stakeholders to revise documents, processes, etc. based on feedback and reports.