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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.

    In this position you will provide assistance and clerical support for administrative functions and actions using a variety of processes and methods. This position starts at a salary of $43,684 (GS-07).

    Apply today 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 Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.

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    In this position, you will perform daily administrative support activities and coordinates clerical duties. Typical assignments include the following:

    • Plans and schedules meetings and appointments; organizes and maintains paper and electronic files; manages projects, conducts research and disseminates information via telephone, mail services, websites and email;
    • Researches, collects, compiles and verifies the accuracy of data to prepare materials for briefings, presentations, workgroups, and related activities;
    • Assists other clerical and administrative support personnel on Agency’s administrative protocols;
    • Serves as the timekeeper and payroll liaison for the assigned organization. Works directly with payroll to solve timesheets discrepancies;
    • Operates office equipment and uses a variety of software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, database management, electronic mail, etc.) to develop, format, automate and simplify documents, reports and data input;
    • Creates, revises and maintains various automated systems to track reports such as overtime, travel, training, supplies, equipment and various administrative functions such as personnel requests, staffing, awards, requisitions, and equipment. Follows up to ensure the completion of all required actions by the due assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on Thursday, 9/15/2016 OR at 11:59 pm ET on the date the 200th application is received, whichever comes first.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/450077300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.