Job Title:Long Term Community Recovery Specialist GS-0301-13
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Federal Emergency Management Agency
Job Announcement Number:MG-2012-82256-LN-599890
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Tuesday, January 31, 2012 to
Tuesday, February 14, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Temporary NTE 2 years|
|1 vacancy -
Philadelphia Metro Area, PA United States|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|This position is open to Current or Former FEMA 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
- Current or Former FEMA employees only
- For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here
- This position is open to all current or former FEMA employees who have experience in managing programs which focus on assignments the delivery of the LTCR programs before, during and following Presidential declared disasters.
- 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: This position is subject to 24 hour on-call in the event of an emergency and 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 or former FEMA employee.
- You must be able to obtain a (Public Trust) security clearance.
- You may be required to undergo periodic drug testing.
- Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.
- Direct Deposit is mandatory.
- Males born after 12/31/59 - Selective Service Registration required.
DUTIES:Back to top
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA), Region III, Recovery Division, Philadelphia PA. The incumbent will oversee and manage Regional planning and related field operations for Long Term Community Recovery (LTCR) planning under Emergency Support Function (ESF) 14 of the National Response Framework and the National Disaster Recovery Framework. The incumbent will serve as one of the lead staff for the program during presidentially declared disasters and provide supervision and guidance to LTCR program disaster cadre and technical assistance CADRE (TAC) in the performance of their duties.
- Oversees and manages Regional planning and related field operations for Long Term Community Recovery (LTCR) planning under Emergency Support Function (ESF) 14 of the National Response Framework and the National Disaster Recovery Framework.
- Provides and oversees technical assistance and support in coordination with state resources to disaster-damaged communities.
- Provides and oversees technical assistance and support in coordination with state resources to disaster damaged communities including but not limited to the following: establishes and coordinates locally driven "self-help" recovery planning processes; facilitates community and neighborhood workshops and involvement in the disaster recovery planning processes.
- Manages and coordinates project development among several different organizations.
- Responsible for providing and overseeing the evaluation of community needs, features, characteristics with respect to community housing, infrastructure, and local economy to ascertain the need for and implementation of long term community recovery assistance following a disaster.
- The incumbent may be required to travel 75% of the time.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You qualify for this position at the GS-13 level if you possess one of the following: One full year of specialized experience at the next lower grade in the Federal government. Specialized experience is described as experience in the administration and delivery of Recovery programs to the general public, including legislative authorities, program regulations, policies and procedural guidance.
The qualification requirements listed above must be met within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation for Public Trust clearance as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
All applicants will be evaluated based on responses to the Job Questionnaire for the announcement. Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.
If you are qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. To preview the Assessment Questionnaire, click the following link: View Assessment Questions