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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 have experience with analyzing the economic impact (including costs, benefits, and transfers) of regulations, strong project management and leadership skills, and the ability to communicate technical concepts to senior leadership. This position starts at a salary of $131,767 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Chief Counsel 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 a Supervisory Economist. Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as the agency’s chief economic subject matter expert and senior analyst on all matters related to economic analyses of FEMA regulations and policies.
    • Developing and analyzing high priority policy and program initiatives for the agency including performing difficult and complex economic analyses for rulemakings and significant policies in accordance with applicable analytical principles and guidelines.
    • Supervising economists with the Regulatory Affairs Division within the Office of Chief Counsel and ensuring regulatory analyses are consistent with the principles and requirements of Executive Order 12866, Executive Order 13563, the Regulatory Flexibility Act in estimating small entity impacts of federal regulations, and applying the guidelines of OMB Circular A-4.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel 5%

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479277700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.