Operational Readiness Specialist Mid

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Business Continuity
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Continuity of Operations (COOP)


Emergency Management

Risk Assessments

REQ#: RQ148191
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Operational Readiness Specialist Mid

Apply your expertise to advance the mission and optimize our business strategy as an Operational Readiness Specialist Mid at GDIT. Here, you’ll support solving some of our clients’ biggest challenges and help us grow the business.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Operational Readiness Specialist Mid you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Operational Readiness Specialists Mid joining our team to conduct objective, technically proficient, and relevant vulnerability assessments of key infrastructure, to identify risks to defense critical missions.

● Develops and maintains disaster and emergency planning and management plans, policies, and procedures, and provides advice and recommendations on all aspects of emergency planning

● Work as part of a high-performing, multidisciplinary team that conducts vulnerability assessments of critical Department of Defense assets world-wide
● Conducts assessments of continuity of operations programs (COOP), supporting materials and services (supply chain), emergency management (EM) plans; chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological (CBRN) preparedness and survivability; and force health protection to protect personnel, critical assets, and missions from hazards and threats that may impact the installation, facility, or asset
● Possesses experience and proficiency in all aspects of COOP (business continuity, operations planning), comprehension of Emergency Management and CBRNE plans and programs, to include incident response and consequence management, mass warning and notification, and support agreements
● Has capacity to become knowledgeable supply chain and force health protection program areas, and fluent in DoD, Service, CCMD, Agency, or Field Activity policies, directives, guidance, and instructions related to the four key protection programs assessed
● Apply expertise in Threat Assessment and Risk Management assist DoD in mitigating vulnerabilities

● Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
● Required Experience: 5+ years of related experience
● Required Technical Skills: Knowledgeable in EM risk management processes such as the all-hazards threat assessment (AHTA) and capability assessment methodology
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI
● Required Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent analytic and communication (oral and written) skills; must obtain a valid Passport and be able to travel on short-notice
● Preferred Skills: Proficient with standard MS Office Suite products
● Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
● US Citizenship Required

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.