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    When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 Supervisory IT Specialist serves as first line supervisor, exercising the full range of personnel management responsibilities over subordinate positions. The Supervisory IT Specialist develops plans, procedures, standards and criteria, for application of information systems, integrating a wide variety of equipment components, technologies and facilities. This position starts at a salary of $86,495 (IC-13).

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Texas Recovery Office, Region 6 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.

    This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.

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    Responsibilities

    In this position, you will serve as a first line supervisor, exercising the full range of personnel management responsibilities over subordinate positions. You will develop plans, procedures, standards and criteria, for application of information systems, integrating a wide variety of equipment components, technologies and facilities. Typical assignments include:

    • Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates; setting and adjusting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work
    • Identifies developmental and training needs for subordinates
    • Evaluating new technology and developing mid- and long-range plans involving hardware/network/software procurement and technology upgrades
    • Participating in the development of plans and guidance
    • Composing or reviewing staff studies, policy, information memoranda, and other staff papers
    • Installing, configuring network devices, establishing network links, loading software, troubleshooting and correcting network faults to provide continuous end to end communications

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel required may be required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    NA

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on Thursday, November 9, 2017, OR at 11:59 pm 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/483247500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.