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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 for this position will have a strong work ethic and ability to prioritize deliverables and follow through in a timely manner, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills and knowledge of emergency management directives, policies and procedures. This position starts at a salary of $77,490 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Response and Recovery, Field Operations Directorate, Workforce Management Division, Deployment and Reports Branch, Deployment Section within FEMA.

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    In this position, you will provide advice on response issues to professional FEMA staff in the headquarters and in the regions, along with other stakeholders.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Providing coordination and assistance to activities to ensure the capability to continue essential functions during any event or incident.
    • Performing substantive work to build emergency management and support capabilities, as well as to maintain and ensure the readiness of such capabilities based on an analysis of risk and need.
    • Coordinating and providing emergency response and preparedness training, exercises and assistance.
    • Facilitating accurate information gathering, clear channels of communication and collaboration among all stakeholders.
    • Assessing, inspecting, and evaluating emergency management processes, plans, standard operating procedures, and guidance for compliance with established emergency management directives, regulations, policies, laws, standards, and guidance; providing technical advice on response activities associated with natural and/or man-made disasters.
    • Performing as a spokesperson at regional conferences, meetings, committees and working groups that propose, defend and/or criticize continuity and emergency response criteria, in order to promote and maintain a pro-active response posture.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) Tuesday, November 15, 2016 OR at 11:59 p.m. 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/455885300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.