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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.

    This individual will serve as a Document Validation Specialist at a Public Assistance (PA) Consolidated Resource Center in Sacramento, CA. and will be responsible for reviewing applicant-submitted documentation and developing damage descriptions, scope of work and cost estimates for high-dollar completed-work subawards in compliance with federal rules. This position starts at a salary of $54,760 (IC-09). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Public Assistance team within FEMA.

    Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential; however, dependent on an employee’s ability to perform higher level duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work associated with a higher level position, and administrative recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE employees.

    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

    The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing applicant-submitted documentation and developing damage descriptions, scopes of work and cost estimates for high-dollar grants in compliance with federal rules. Typical assignments include:

    • Collecting, organizing, and reviewing applicant-submitted documentation in support of Public Assistance grants where work is complete.
    • Reviewing and validating applicant-submitted documentation in support of Public Assistance grants where work is complete.
    • Developing damage description and dimensions, scopes of work, and costs based on applicant-provided documentation.
    • Identifying missing information and coordinating with counterparts to resolve.
    • Identifying potential eligibility issues and addressing those issues in coordination with leadership in field and Consolidated Resource Center offices.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on Friday August 10, 2018 OR at 11:59 pm ET on the date the 400th 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/506196700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.