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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 be an economic subject matter expert and will serve as an analyst on all matters related to the economic impact of proposed regulations and policies. This position starts at a salary of $96,970 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of the 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 an Economist for the Office of the Chief Counsel. Typical assignments include the following:

    • Advising on the full range of economic analyses required for the promulgation of FEMA regulations and the issuance of significant policies.
    • Serving as an economic subject matter expert and analyst on all economic matters.
    • Performing required economic analyses for rulemaking and policies under FEMA programs.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    • U.S. citizens
    • Status candidates may also apply under FEMA-18-SB-232920-MP
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    This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on June 22, 2018. (This vacancy was extended from June 8th to June 22nd.)

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501164400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.