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.
Who May Apply:
- Current federal employees who hold or held a non-temporary career or career-conditional appointment
- Persons eligible for reinstatement
- Persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authorities
- Persons eligible under an Interchange Agreement (view list of interchange agreements with other merit systems)
- Veterans’ preference eligibles or veterans who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing at least three consecutive years of active duty (view information on certain veterans eligibility under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA))
- View common definitions of terms found in this announcement
Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.
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In this position, you will support Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) activities and External Affairs (EA) coordination functions. Support of FEMA tribal engagement through completion of tasks assigned to the Tribal Affairs Branch and supports the engagement efforts of the National Tribal Affairs Advisor (NTAA). Assists in the organization of communications activities related to and in coordination with EA divisions, regional EA staff, regional tribal liaisons, and FEMA related program offices.
Typical assignments include:
- Supporting the Director, NTAA and other Intergovernmental Affairs staff in maintaining relationships with various stakeholders/officials in tribal, state and local governments and national and regional tribal associations.
- Assisting in planning, organizing and coordinating of briefing and information exchange opportunities with tribes.
- Representing the Tribal Affairs Branch at meetings, conferences, consultations and engagements to explain FEMA programs, policies and initiatives and collect input from tribes on issues being discussed.
- Interacting with and serving as liaison with tribal leaders or their equivalents (tribal officials or tribal emergency managers) on issues related to emergency management, homeland security or emergency services policy.
- Managing the development of agendas, determining locations, overseeing logistical needs and preparing briefing materials.
Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Status candidates who meet any of the categories shown under the heading "Who May Apply" at the end of the Job Summary section below.
Individuals who do not meet the requirements shown below may apply under FEMA-17-SF-132468-DE, which is open to the public.
This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on (Monday, 03/20/2017) .
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465481200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.