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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.

    As the Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist (Recovery), you will serve as either the HOMEs Lead or the Housing Unit Group Supervisor. This position starts at a salary of $72,739 (IC-12).

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 6, Texas Recovery Office 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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    In this position, you will serve as either the HOMEs Lead or the Housing Unit Group Supervisor. Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as a senior advisor to regional recovery office staff and leadership concerning policy issues dealing with aiding individuals and/or communities by providing disaster support and delivering disaster assistance
    • Addressing a broad range of issues concerning the regional recovery office application of FEMA's enabling statutes, writing and reviewing regulations and guidance documents; drafting and commenting on legislation and other emergency management policy documents
    • Developing and preparing regional recovery office emergency management plans and policies, procedures, and risk assessments to ensure the region’s capability to continue essential functions during all types of hazards, and are consistent with statutory and agency requirements
    • Providing technical assistance and planning support to integrate sustainability principles, such as adaptive re-use of historic properties, mitigation consideration, smart growth principles and sound land use into recovery decision making and planning during the post-disaster period
    • Determining required and available resources for the regional recovery office mission (e.g., technical expertise, equipment, and infrastructure) and capacities, as well as future sources, to support regional recovery office priorities

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on Friday, January 12, 2018 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/487837800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.