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. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

This position is ideal for an expert training instructor looking for an opportunity to shape FEMA's Employee Development programs. This position starts at a salary of $89,033 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the 
Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer within FEMA.

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: 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.

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. 

Duties

In this position, you will become a key member of the Employee Development Division within the Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer. Typical assignments include:

  • Analyzing target audiences and performing needs assessments.
  • Assisting in the development of curriculum and course design.
  • Facilitating and instructing courses and learning activities throughout the Agency.
  • Developing and designing evaluation tools in order to measure the effectiveness of training and development programs.
  • Conducting special studies and analysis to identify new strategies and techniques to achieve learning goals and objectives.