Business Continuity Analyst (Analyst 3)

Oregon Judicial Department | Salem, OR

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Posted Date 11/23/2021

This application MUST be submitted through the State of Oregon's Job Opportunities Program - Workday. Please copy & paste this link into a new browser window:


NOTE: The policy of the Oregon Judicial Department requires all new employees, rehired employees and new temporary employees to initiate COVID-19 vaccination prior to hire and complete their COVID-19 vaccination series no later than 30 days post-hire, unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception/accommodation. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception/accommodation prior to commencing employment. OJD requires additional safety measures for unvaccinated employees that may include bi-weekly testing. For more information email


Application Tips & Requirements

  • Workday times out after approximately 15 minutes of inactivity. 

  • REQUIRED: A cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the Minimum Qualifications, Special Qualifications, and Requested Skills and Attributes, listed below.  

  • Prepare your cover letter before starting your Workday application.

  • REQUIRED: a completed work history, either through your completion of the Job History (internal candidate) or Work Experience (external candidate) portion of your Workday profile, OR by attaching an updated resume.

  • Your cover letter and work history must demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications, Special Qualifications, and Requested Skills and Attributes, listed below.

  • You must follow all Instructions to be considered for this position.

  • Failure to provide a completed work history and cover letter will result in your removal from consideration.

  • REMOTE WORK AVAILABILITY:  This is currently a remote position and will start as remote while current requirements are in place.  Partially to primarily remote work will be available in the future.  However, all remote work assignments begin, end, or change only with administrative authority approval.  


Note 1: This is a full-time, limited duration position.  This position is funded through September 30, 2023. Continuation beyond that date is subject to available funding.

Note 2: If you are a current OJD regular status employee, acceptance of a limited duration status position does not change your status to limited duration (although trial service may still apply).  See Judicial Department Personnel Rules 2.42 and 6 for more information or contact your assigned HR Manager.


Oregon Judicial Department’s Marshal’s Office is responsible for emergency preparedness, business continuity, and state court security activities and is also responsible to coordinate with local, state, and federal government entities about potential and current issues.  These activities include statewide program management, and ensuring the development, testing, and updating of emergency preparedness, all of the departmental business continuity plans and disaster recovery activities for Oregon’s circuit courts, its appellate and tax courts, and OJD’s administrative offices.   The work of the Marshal’s Office affects the department statewide, as well as outside vendors, and our other governmental partners. 


The Marshal’s Office is hiring a Business Continuity (BCP) Analyst (OJD Analyst 3) to provide expertise on matters of business continuity planning, representing the Marshal’s Office on departmental committees, and will oversee functions of business continuity planning such as after-action reviews, revision of plans when necessary, and the delivery of related security training.  This is a full-time, limited duration position with funding available through September 30, 2023. 


As the BCP Analyst…

You will be responsible for working with the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Tax Court, Office of the State Court Administrator divisions, the Security and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee (SEPAC), and with individual circuit courts on emergency preparedness and business continuity.  You will oversee business continuity after action reviews, the development and revision of plans, and the creation and delivery of related training.


You will be a primary staff analyst for analysis and enhancement efforts for emergency preparedness and business continuity for OJD.  As the primary analyst, you will be responsible for researching best practices, monitoring national trends, and assessing areas of needed improvement in circuit and appellate courts.  You will act in an advisory role to various committee and programs in the subject areas.


Most importantly, you will be ensuring OJD’s continued service in times of emergency within Oregon’s communities and your work will affect the department statewide and has the potential to benefit the recipients of court services with little to no delay in times of need.


Assigned tasks may be changed to accommodate workload and organizational needs. We welcome all candidates who are inspired by our work and mission


Instructions for Cover Letter, Work History or Resume

This recruitment requires a cover letter and complete work history that addresses the Requested Skills and Attributes. To be considered for this position, you must follow these instructions:

  • Attach your updated resume in the Resume / CV / Cover Letter section of the application.  OR Complete the Job History/Work Experience portion of your Workday profile if you are not using an updated resume.  

  • Attach your cover letter (not to exceed two pages) in the Resume / CV / Cover Letter section of the application.

  • Address the cover letter “To the Hiring Manager.”

  • In the body of your cover letter, please include responses to all six (6) of the Requested Skills and Attributes (see below).


All application materials will be evaluated for consistency of information, and your letter will be evaluated for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and language use in addition to demonstrated experience.


Minimum Qualifications

(These must be evident in your resume or work history for full consideration.)

The qualified candidate must have at least three (3) years of responsible, professional-level experience working in the fields of emergency management, business continuity, disaster recovery, or court operations.   
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Emergency Management, Disaster Recovery, Court Administration, or a closely related field.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to six (6) years that typically supports the level of knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for this position.


Note:  An advanced degree in business, public administration, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Preparedness, court administration, law, or a related field may substitute for some of the required work experience. 


Special Qualifications

(These must be verifiable in your application.)



Requested Skills and Attributes

(These must be verifiable in your application and addressed in your cover letter for full consideration.)

  • Experience and expertise with business continuity/continuity of operations (e.g. DRII certification).

  • Possession of one or more of the following is preferred:  FEMA PDS, CEM, ORCEMS.

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, first aid, AED and CPR certification within six months of hire.

  • Experience working in a public safety environment is preferred.

  • Experience researching, evaluating, and reporting complex data.

  • Experience presenting to small or large groups of people to inform, respond, or explain position on behalf of an employer.

  • Experience and skill adapting or developing related policies, forms, and best practices.

  • Experience successfully working as both a team member as well as working independently to meet deadlines, achieve business goals, or meet requirements of a program. 

  • Skill reviewing materials for purposes of issue-spotting and impact analysis.



  • This is a full-time, FLSA-exempt, limited-duration position and the work schedule currently is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is ineligible for overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of 40 per work week.

  • Remote work may be available for this position.  All remote work assignments begin, end, or change only with administrative authority approval.

  • Occasional after-hours or long working hours will be required, especially during times of emergency or operational impact to OJD as part of the Emergency Response Team (ERT).

  • Ability to travel around the state to help courts with continuity plans

  • In case of a business disruption, may be required to work in stressful conditions and inclement weather.

  • Occasional phone and in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds, or with people handling high stress or emergency situations.

  • Regular use of the following equipment: telephone, personal computer with multiple monitors, copy machine, and scanner.

  • Long periods of sitting or standing at a computer.

  • Frequent reading of hard copy and digital documents or websites. 


Criminal Background Check

You will be subject to a criminal background check if you are a finalist. Adverse results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and may result in disqualification if the circumstances are directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position.
United States Employment Eligibility
OJD does not offer visa sponsorships. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US.
Future Vacancies
Apply now if you are interested in this or future vacancies. This job announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in this class of work.
Veterans' Preference
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given preference in the recruitment process. To receive preference, veterans must attach the appropriate documentation after they receive an email in their Workday in box requesting the information to verify eligibility. The action item, asking veterans to attach their documentation, will arrive after they have submitted their initial application materials. Visit the Oregon job opportunities Veterans web page for additional details, information, and resources.
Conduct Expectations
Because of the Oregon Judicial Department's role in providing justice and upholding the rule of law, employees of the Department are required to meet the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics while on the job, and also to maintain those same high standards when taking actions in their personal lives that could reflect on the Department. As an employee, you will be expected to preserve the confidentiality of information received in the course of OJD employment.
Pay Equity
As an employer, the Oregon Judicial Department complies with Oregon’s pay equity law. We determine salary from applicable professional experience and education. For more information on pay equity, click here.
Employee Benefits
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Questions and Support

  • If you require an alternate format to complete the application process, call 503-986-5930, or TTY: Oregon Relay Service 711 for the hearing impaired. Be prepared to describe the alternate format needed.

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Listing Type
Government/Public Agency
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
$5,340 - $8,703
Salary Type

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