The ideal candidate for this position will be have superior knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program as well as experience in flood management. Provide program guidance to local/state/tribal officials with excellent communication skills. This position starts at a salary of $96,411 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region I team within FEMA.
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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 perform emergency management work including managing, and coordinating with other entities the mitigation from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and manmade/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents.
Typical assignments include:
- Provides NFIP subject matter expertise (SME) to the general public, local and State Officials, State NFIP Coordinators, Federal Agencies, and regional FEMA staff & leadership; provides insight on policy and procedures to FEMA .
- Team Lead for all NFIP compliance activities within FEMA Region 1.
- Provides CRS program oversight and coordination with ISO contractor support.
- Provides prioritization of Floodplain Managers tasks for CAC/CAVs; assists in the development of program strategies; coordinates Technical Assistance, instructional and FPM outreach.
- Enrolls communities within the NFIP and CRS.
- Primary federal inter-agency coordinator for NFIP.
- Mentors, coaches and leads floodplain management and insurance branch team members in all aspects of NFIP compliance, including activities below.
- Responds, as directed, to inquiries on NFIP from the public and/or local, state, or Federal agencies.
- Acts as the back-up Regional Flood Insurance Liaison (RFIL).
- Assumes the branch leadership role in the absence of the FM&I Branch Chief.
Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required
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