Job Overview

Summary

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 federal employees serving under a career or career-conditional appointment
  • Persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authorities
  • Persons eligible under an Interchange Agreement (click here to view a list of covered agreements)
  • Veterans’ preference eligibles or veterans who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing at least three consecutive years of active duty (click here for information on veterans)
  • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here

 

This position is ideal for an expert program analyses professional looking for an opportunity to foster DHS/FEMA National Integration Center, ensuring staff are provided with high quality support in logistics, asset managment, fiscal management, and human resources. This position starts at a salary of $89,033 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Integration Center (NIC) Team in the DHS/FEMA National Preparedness Directorate (NPD).

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: This position is announced at the target grade level, GS-13.

 

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT:  For all nonbargaining unit positions, the following applies:  Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites.  All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which 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 with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Duties

In this position, you will become a key member supervising a team of professionals in a pivotal policy role from day one. You will ensure that policies and procedures are implemented in support of all Federal law, agency policies, and standard operating procedures. Typical work assignments include:

  • Manages and provides day-to-day supervision to the staff responsible for providing projects and support to the NIC programs.  Performs supervisory and managerial work that requires the accomplishment of work of the unit through combined technical and administrative directions of others.  
  • Performing the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised.
  • Evaluates work performance of employees; gives advice and/or instructions to employees for initiating and completing work assignments, improving work habits, coping with sudden changes in workload or work priorities.
  • Provides expert analysis and evaluations to management that encompass business and programmatic milestones, schedules, budgetary resource planning and execution required or effective management, operations, decision making in support of Customer Satisfaction Analysis programs.
  • Designs and develops customer satisfaction reports and analysis for management officials at all levels within the Agency.
  • Identifies tasks in support to stated goals and completes, assigns, or coordinates these tasks as appropriate to accomplish stated goals.
  • Makes recommendations to NIC Leadership on priorities, goals, and objectives and keeps leadership informed of progress and potentially controversial matters or project impediments.