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    The ideal candidate will have experience supervising staff, program/personnel management, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, risk communication and stakeholder engagement to support flood insurance studies. mitigation planning and the RiskMAP program. This position starts at a salary of $91,631 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 4 team within FEMA. View common definitions of terms found in this announcement. 



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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.

    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.

    In this position, you will be supervisor, advisor, technical representative, and engineering expert for FEMA programs that require difficult, diverse and complex planning, and implementation and engineering expertise; supervises Mitigation Risk Analysis staff responsible for the various regional programs (i.e., Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP), coastal engineering, building sciences and technical National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) support). Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as senior advisor, technical representative, and engineering expert for FEMA Mitigation Division programs that require difficult, diverse and complex planning, implementation and engineering expertise including defending controversial findings in public or high-level forums.
    • Performing a full range of project and grants management duties, including ensuring documentation and grants management protocols are followed, appropriate method for conducting a study is chosen, and the costs associated with studies is monitored.
    • Supporting Risk Analysis Branch Chief with the development, organization, and implementation of short- and long-term plans to identify areas of mapping needs or mitigation opportunities. Duties require project and grants management capabilities.
    • Collaborating with Federal Agencies, State agencies, and local governments in the development and review of flood hazard information as well adherence to current FEMA regulations, guidance, policy and procedures.
    • Serving as supervisor, evaluates work performance of subordinates, gives counsel or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters, identifying development and training needs and developing performance standards

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Travel up to 50% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516730400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.