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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in GIS data modeling programs and analysis, complex cartographic and geospatial production techniques necessary to support situational awareness and decision making. This position starts at a salary of $105,335 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mission Support Division Region IX 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 be responsible for a wide range of complex program planning, implementation, development, and execution activities associated with the agency's geospatial information programs (GIS). Typical assignments include:

    • Analyzing complex datasets using knowledge of, and experience with, remote sensing, cartographic and geospatial production techniques and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including geospatial software products with various geospatial modeling programs.
    • Providing written and oral reports to senior officials and partners on the results of analysis in order to inform decision making.
    • Providing near real time situational awareness and analysis by compiling, reconciling and correlating data from a variety of sources with different requirements and formats where data must be carefully cross-checked, analyzed, and interpreted to ensure accuracy.
    • Collaborating and fostering of relationships between federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector, and their response mechanisms, structures, and authorities to better correlate the geospatial implications of disasters, prevent duplication of effort, leverage geospatial capabilities across departments and agencies, and promote information sharing.
    • Serving as a team leader and point of coordination on critical and complex geospatial products that require frequent coordination with internal and external working groups, providing project direction to team members, prioritizing analysis to maintain near real time situational awareness, and incorporating a wide range of stakeholder concerns.
    • Creating, preparing, providing, maintaining, and coordinating analytical information, standards, and SOPs related to geospatial data and other relevant data sets.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518053000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.