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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/10/22

Applications Due08/25/22

Vacancy ID110270

AgencyHomeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

TitleCritical Infrastructure Analyst 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade27

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $97826 to $120492 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications Nine years of professional or technical critical infrastructure analysis experience, three years of which must be in one or more infrastructure sectors*. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant area** may substitute for four years of general experience; a master’s degree in a relevant area** for one additional year of general experience. Experience must include research and analysis of highly technical programs; analysis and development of operational protocols for a large organization, including risk management and vulnerability assessment; analysis of public policy issues; or strategic planning and process improvement.

*Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Agriculture and Health; Public Health and Health Care; Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems; Energy; Banking and Finance; National Monuments and Icons; Defense Industrial Base; Information Technology; Telecommunications; Chemical; Transportation Systems; Emergency Services; Postal and Shipping; Dams and Waterways; Governmental Facilities; Commercial Facilities; Nuclear Reactors, Materials and Wastes.

**Qualifying education may include the following or closely related fields: Psychology, Criminology/Criminal Justice, Law, Sociology, GIS, Geography, Information Technology (Various), Engineering (Various), Forensics, Biological Sciences, Earth and Atmospheric Science, Military Studies, Mathematics, Telecommunications, Chemistry, Language (Various), Transportation and Logistics, Industrial Technology, Global Studies, or Intelligence Studies.

Please note that due to the anticipated response to this announcement, your resume must clearly define your analysis experience outlined above or you will be disqualified from consideration of an interview.

Duties Description Duties include but are not limited to:
• Develop, implement, evaluate, and analyze NY’s violence and domestic terrorism prevention initiatives to align with DHSES Office of Counter Terrorism (OCT) efforts to combat terrorism, domestic violent extremism, and targeted violence. Ensure OCT is a national leader and on the cutting edge of policy development.
• Supervise the day-to-day operations of employees responsible for threat and policy analysis within the OCT.
• Serve as a trusted advisor to DHSES and OCT principles on a range of topics and issues to inform decision-making.
• Serve as subject matter expert in terrorism threats, trends, and research as well as accounts of international and domestic incidents, arrests, legislation, and regulation as they relate to terrorism and the OCT program portfolio.
• Provide support and oversight of key OCT policy and programmatic initiatives.
• Direct or contribute to various special projects requiring intelligence, information sharing, and insight of historical or contemporary terrorist threat expertise, etc.
• Analyze and synthesize seemingly disparate pieces of information and intelligence.
• Support the formulation and sharing of the current “threat posture”, fusing threat reporting, and trend analysis.
• Conduct comprehensive research and analysis; prepare executive-level briefs, memos, special reports, publications, and assessments for OCT.
• Compile talking points, draft speeches, and other correspondence and contribute to Legislative and Congressional testimonies on a variety of subjects.
• Direct OCT information gathering efforts such as surveys, facilitating focus groups, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
• Research and write original articles, presentations, and proposals.
• Attend and present at conferences and other public events.
• Academic analysis of terrorism trends is required.
• Assist in disaster response and recovery activities as required and assigned.
• Perform the full range of supervisory duties.
• Travel will be required.
• Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicle is required.

NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DHSES employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

NOTE ON COVID-19 VACCINATION/WEEKLY TESTING: All State employees in Executive controlled agencies who are fully vaccinated are to provide proof of this upon hire. At this time all unvaccinated employees do not need to submit weekly testing for COVID-19. Please note the weekly testing requirement may change at any time.

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Name Human Resources/KM

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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