Logistics Specialist

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
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Aveshka is seeking a Logistics Specialist to help provide support to the operational administration, infrastructure and management preparedness activities of the OPHPR.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Office of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response (OPHPR) provides a variety of technical services in support of public health and emergency preparedness.  Their mission is to safeguard health and save lives by providing a flexible and robust platform for public health emergency response.



  • Experience in supporting organizations globally and domestically in real-world response events by facilitating deployment of staff and resources, identifying and attaining equipment, coordinating operations with other key organizations (DOD, FEMA, HHS, ASPR, first responders).
  • Provide 24/7 operations and logistics support in multiple capacities during an emergency on an as-needed basis.
  • Collaborate and work with State/local governments, first responders, and other key organizations (DOD, FEMA, HHS, ASPR) and to be on call 24/7 in support of the DSNS emergency response efforts in the deployment and support of stockpile assets, push packs or Chempacks.
  • Coordinate with and ensure that the medical supply chain and stockpile inventory is obtained, maintained, expiration dates monitored, and available when critical assets are needed for deployment.
  • Maintain proper oversight of stockpile warehouses to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Provide emergency operations support in property management, equipment assigned and/or deployed, assignment and tracking of tasks and deliverables.
  • Support emergency operations support responding to events by making travel arrangements, preparing travel itineraries, coordinating meetings and logistics, arranging for AV support, preparing travel orders and processing vouchers


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5+ years of work experience related to the job description

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity working in remote office and/or multiple customer locations
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision making capabilities
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client servicer and response.
  • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions


About Aveshka:

Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


  • Extensive training programs
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Education reimbursement
  • Technology benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Generous paid time off and much more!


Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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