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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.

    This position starts at a salary of $79,720 (GS-12). The ideal candidate will have computer skills for Microsoft Office Software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Candidate will have excellent communications skills to support development of materials and presentations. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Integration Office, Strategy Branch within the FIMA team.

    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 and senior advisor to staff in the headquarters and in the FEMA regions, along with related agencies concerning mitigation policy issues. The Emergency Management Specialist applies a wide range of knowledge and skills to provide advice, guidance, and policy interpretation on a variety of mitigation issues. Typical assignments include:

    • Supporting the Integration Office in the consideration, assessment, and development of policies, analytical methods, processes and reporting products.
    • Researching and writing reports or other web based working documents that provide authoritative guidance on complex and wide impacting issues.
    • Representing the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administrator on interagency workgroups and dealing with senior leadership on major issues.
    • Coordinating representation of and/or representing the Integration Office in program evaluations initiated outside the office, e.g. Inspector General or the Government Accounting Office studies.
    • Assisting in coordinating projects among several different organizations (e.g. the regions, various support offices, other major FEMA programs, and staff officials of other government agencies).

    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) on (Monday, 09/18/2017).

    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/478770600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.