Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The closing date of this announcement has been extended until Monday, May 19, 2014

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 a professional with experience providing budgetary support to program operations. This position starts at a salary of $75,621.00 (GS-12 step 1). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Financial Management Branch team of the Business Management Division, Recovery Directorate 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 provide administrative and budgetary assistance and staff support in connection with the overall operation of the office.  Typical assignments include:

  • Assist in the formulation, analysis, and monitoring of the Disaster Readiness Support (DRS) transactions.
  • Monitors cost and resource needs and requirements and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Processes and approves and obligates travel authorizations and vouchers; reviews, monitors, and analyzes the travel expenditures, and informs management of any issues impacting the directorate.
  • Coordinates, monitors, and evaluates significant projects and activities concerning disaster support.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 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 Authorized

  • No