Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency
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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 senior emergency manager with experience leading and managing the timely delivery of Federal disaster assistance to Federal, State, Local, and Tribal governments and communities.This position starts at a salary of $121,423 (GS-15) for the Denton,TX location, and a salary of $120,034 (GS-15) for the Atlanta, GA location. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Coordinating Officer Operations team 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.
Appointments to the Federal Coordinating Officer program are made under the Schedule A, Excepted Service Authority, and are without time limits.
- 50% or Greater
- Position can require up to 60% Extended Travel.
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- You must successfully pass a background investigation.
- Selective Service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.
- This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.