Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency
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All Qualified U.S. citizens
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.
The incumbent of this position serves as Deputy to the Assistant Administrator National Continuity Programs on the development and implementation of concepts, policy guidance, and operation systems for civil government emergency preparedness, and directs the activities of the Office of National Continuity Programs (NCP) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The office serves as the focal point for Agency activities related to Continuity of Government (COG), Continuity of Operations (COOP) and contingency programs. NCP is responsible for developing comprehensive test, training and exercise programs; revising and coordinating implementation plans; establishing readiness reporting systems for national security programs; and developing a comprehensive system to alert and warn people of all hazards that alerting authorities can use at all levels of government.. NCP supports the Administrator, FEMA, and coordinates related activities within FEMA, with appropriate Executive Branch organizations, and throughout the Federal Government through uniform and consistent national security policy. As the Deputy Assistand Administrator the incumbent is responsible for policy development and coordination, strategic planning, program and budget planning, representing FEMA on interagency panels and working groups, overseeing the development of operating procedures, and coordination of FEMA support plans and policies.
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.
- Occasional Travel
- This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.
- Relocation Expenses will not be authorized.
- You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for the position.
- You must able to obtain a Top Secret-SCI security clearance.
- You may be required to undergo periodic drug testing.
- Public Financial Disclosure (SF-278) required within 30 days.