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Occupation Description:
  All business operations specialists not listed separately.
  Specialized Occupations:
  * Sustainability Specialists (ONET code: 13-1199.05)
  * Online Merchants (ONET code: 13-1199.06)
  * Security Management Specialists (ONET code: 13-1199.07)
   Business Continuity Planners (ONET code: 13-1199.04)
  Occupation Description:
  Develop, maintain, or implement business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. Plan, conduct, and debrief regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly. Act as a coordinator for continuity efforts after a disruption event.
  Typical Tasks:
  • Conduct or oversee contingency plan integration and operation.
  • Develop emergency management plans for recovery decision making and communications, continuity of critical departmental processes, or temporary shut-down of non-critical departments to ensure continuity of operation and governance.
  • Develop disaster recovery plans for physical locations with critical assets, such as data centers.
  • Test documented disaster recovery strategies and plans.
  • Analyze impact on, and risk to, essential business functions or information systems to identify acceptable recovery time periods and resource requirements.
  • Write reports to summarize testing activities, including descriptions of goals, planning, scheduling, execution, results, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Review existing disaster recovery, crisis management, or business continuity plans.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects..
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology..
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Wage Information:
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $90,685.00 $43.60 $28.30 $32.08 - $52.08
Bridgeport/Stamford $104,535.00 $50.26 $32.09 $39.15 - $63.50
Danbury $88,911.00 $42.75 $26.65 $32.23 - $50.37
Hartford $87,177.00 $41.92 $28.56 $31.94 - $49.41
New Haven $86,147.00 $41.42 $27.92 $31.72 - $48.78
New London/Norwich $84,087.00 $40.43 $24.88 $30.07 - $49.41
Waterbury $76,316.00 $36.69 $23.07 $27.08 - $44.10
Torrington $69,574.00 $33.45 $22.78 $26.05 - $37.50
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