Job Title:Program Specialist -GS-0301-11
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Federal Emergency Management Agency
Job Announcement Number:MG-70106-590248-KST-COR
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|$62,758.00 to $81,583.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Monday, January 23, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Temporary NTE 2 years|
|1 vacancy -
Boston, MA United States|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Current FEMA Region I employees only.|
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce.
Who May Apply
- All current Region 1 employees.
- For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here
This position is ideal for a Program Specialist that is also an Incident Workforce Management Office expert looking for an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the laws, policies and regulations or other guidance with FEMAs disaster mission, functions, programs, and procedures. This professional is responsible for region-wide coordination of the implementation of the full spectrum of workforce programs and standards in preparation for readiness to respond to disasters or national emergency situations. Apply for this opportunity to become a member in the Office of the Regional Adminstrator in Region 1 in Boston, MA.
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.
This position is being announced under FEMA's CORE Program (Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery employees). These positions are authorized under P.L. 93-288 to perform temporary disaster work and are funded from the Disaster Relief Fund. Appointments are excepted service, temporary appointments. This is a 2 year temporary appointment in the Excepted Service.
EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: FEMA employees are subject to 24 hour on-call in the event of any emergency. This service may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites that require functioning under intense physical and mental stress.
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
- You must be a current Region 1 U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- You must be able to obtain a (Public Trust ) security clearance.
- You may be required to undergo periodic drug testing.
- Occasional travel may be required.
- Direct Deposit is mandatory.
- Males born after 12/31/59 - Selective Service Registration required.