Battelle Memorial Institute C4323 - Protection Operations Spec III in Fort Hood, Texas

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

Primary Function

This position applies journeyman/mid-level technical and operational protection support knowledge and experience to support the development, implementation, and/or operations of All Hazards/full spectrum Protection Programs.; These programs include Antiterrorism, Physical Security, Law Enforcement Critical Infrastructure Protection, Training and Readiness, Emergency Management, Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction, and CBRNE Defense issues related to client goals, mission and critical assets.; This position works under the direction and supervision of the manager with latitude for independent action and/or decision.

Major Responsibilities

  • Supports the development, implementation, and/or operations of client all Hazard protection programs or specified components.

  • Conducts requirements analysis and capability assessments

  • Develops, initiates, and/or completes research tasks in support of operational defense protection projects/tasks.

  • Assists in policy and/or program development through independent tasks and/or project assignments.

  • May conduct protection-related planning, to include but not limited to strategic plans, operations plans, emergency management, and technology roadmaps in support of the client and with oversight by senior technical personnel.

  • May conduct coordination with Federal, State, Tribal, Regional, Local, Military Services, International, and/or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with guidance from senior technical personnel in support of clients.

  • May conduct and/or develop report(s) of Hazard threat, vulnerability, consequence, and/or response capability assessments with guidance from senior technical personnel.

  • May assist in the development, review, and conduct analysis of readiness evaluation tasks, conditions, standards, measures, and/or criteria.

  • May assist in the development of training, exercise, and/or readiness evaluation tasks.

  • May conduct training, exercise, and/or readiness evaluation tasks within the limits of their own training, certification, and expertise.

  • May conduct and/or support protection operational assessments in support of client, to include but not limited to military operations, force protection, installation protection, homeland security, and anti-terrorism activities.

  • May provide guidance on the selection, employment, maintenance, sustainment, issue, and/or use of protection-related equipment with the appropriate personal experience and certification.

  • Introduction to Project Management - May provide contract cost, schedule, and performance under the direction of senior program manager in addition to providing technical leadership on projects.; May manage tasks in a matrixed organization which require coordination of project team members. This includes task plan development and the implementation and management of task cost, schedule and performance, and meeting client expectations.

Major Responsibilities

Position Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelors Degree in a related field or equivalent experience and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a related field, to include, but not limited to, Disaster Preparedness/Management, Crisis Management, Emergency/Continuity Planning, and/or Operations Center management/operations.;

  • Must demonstrate intermediate writing, speaking, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be willing to travel inside of the United States and foreign travel overseas and in North America.

  • Proficient knowledge and experience required of Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint), Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  • Working knowledge of MS Visio and MS Project highly preferred.

  • Must be a US. Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance.

Legal Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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