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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. 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 ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of NFIP map production activities and Risk MAP, including experience with existing mapping guidance and policies balanced with technical expertise in riverline and/or coastal flooding engineering and mapping processes. This position starts at a salary of $92,145 (GS-13 Step 1) and goes to $119,794 (GS-13 Step 10). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration 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.

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    In this position, you will serve as an Emergency Management Specialist (Mitigation). Typical assignments include:

    • Supporting the development of technical policy and guidance in advancing hazard identification activities for the Risk MAP program.
    • Providing programmatic and technical recommendations related to riverine and/or coastal flood engineering and mapping processes, such as hydrology, hydraulics, flood control structures and/or GIS to internal and external stakeholders associated with the Risk MAP program.
    • Preparing briefings and presentations to internal and external forums/audiences. Demonstrating the ability to communicate technical and/or programmatic information to high-level Agency officials, Congressional stakeholders, community officials, property owners, and internal FEMA staff effectively
    • Actively collaborating across FIMA and the Risk Management Directorate, including project managers, contract support staff, and regional offices as well as FEMA contractors to ensure the flood map production activity needs are being met.
    • Serving as a point of contact to coordinate and manage contractual, interagency, and/or intergovernmental relationships related to mapping activities within the Risk MAP program.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 5% Non-Emergency Travel required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Thursday, 10/13/2016.

    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/452161800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.