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
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 be a key member of the Workforce Planning Branch within the Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer’s Policy and Planning Division. If selected for this position, you will be responsible for a full range of workforce planning activities in support of management's goals to identify, attract, and retain high quality and diverse workforce that is capable of accomplishing FEMA's mission. Typical assignments include:
- Assisting with the development, deployment and use of an agency-wide workload analysis tool.
- Developing and managing the succession plan program.
- Analyzing business processes to determine human capital requirements and assesses resourcing options.
- Developing and deploying strategies to improve human capital and workforce planning at FEMA.
- Developing advanced human capital workforce planning business practices, analytical methods and techniques to resolve human resource problems not susceptible to treatment by standard methods.
Occasional travel - Occasional Non-Emergency travel is 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-DH-171513-DE, which is open to the public.
This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) Monday, 7/17/2017 OR at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date the 200th application is received, whichever comes first.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/473597100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.