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    The ideal candidate will have experience with all aspects of logistics and emergency management as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.  Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience in leadership and program management. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of Region VIII's Response/Logistics Management 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 support the Logistics Branch Chief in planning, managing and sustaining disaster logistics support and resources at the Regional level by leveraging the National logistics partnerships that include Federal, State, Local, Territories, Tribes, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), and the private sector.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Writing, reviewing and editing complex logistics and contingency plans, policies, procedures and doctrine either as a lead, participant or subject matter expert on the core planning team. Development of plans to support Region VIII planning efforts and to improve regional mission capabilities.  Briefing and socialization of plans to and engagement of stakeholders.
    • Exercising and implementing logistics contingency plans, policies and procedures to effectively deliver anticipated and requested resources to support disaster operation Development of after action reports to further refine and improve planning efforts.
    • Participating in collaborative partnerships and maintaining relationships with counterparts (i.e. HQ Logistics Management Directorate, other Regional Logistics Management Specialists, State, Tribal, Local, private sector, and other Federal entities).
    • Reviewing and analyzing draft and issued directives, instructions, regulations and other policy deployment documents for potential impact on: Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NI MS) compliance, management issues, project plans, policies, objectives, work operations and outcomes.
    • Working in support of field operations and at the Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC). Potentially deploy to the field to: Participate in the development of the Incident Action Plan (I AP), establish the Joint Field Office (JFO), Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), Federal Staging Areas (FSAs), Disaster support may include 24-hour operations and shift work in austere conditions.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0346 Logistics Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518115300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.