Emergency Management Specialist (Recovery)

Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency


This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program.  This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.

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  • Reviewing applications
  • Open & closing dates

    09/29/2021 to 10/06/2021

    This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • Salary

    $58,535 - $110,356 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    IC 09 - 12

  • Location

    2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Telework eligible

    Yes—as determined by the agency policy.

  • Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

  • Relocation expenses reimbursed


  • Appointment type

    Term - Temporary - Not to Exceed 2 Years

  • Work schedule

    Full-time - Full Time

  • Service


  • Promotion potential


  • Supervisory status


  • Drug test


  • Announcement number


  • Control number



This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

This Job is open to: U.S. Citizens

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will review your resume, supporting documentation, and your responses to the occupational questionnaire to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements.  If you are qualified, you may be referred to a selection panel for consideration.

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

Applicants who are referred to the selecting official for further consideration may be subject to assessments during the selection process.

Interview Requirement.  Interviews may be required for this position.  Failure to complete the interview may result in removal from further consideration. 

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/615878700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.