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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience developing strategic operational and tactical planning documents using problem solving and critical thinking skills. This position starts at a salary of $66,110 (GS-11), with promotion potential to $79,239 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Response Division Region III 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 response to intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made / technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents. Typical assignments include:

    • Developing functional plans and/or contingency plans and/or concept of operations plans and coordinating with Federal and/or State agencies to evaluate and update existing plans
    • Working in a Regional Response Coordination Center or Emergency Operations Center integrated with Emergency Support Function partners
    • Coordinating with planning and operations staff of Federal agencies and/or State representatives during an emergency/crisis/disaster management response; Experience in building partnerships with State and/or Federal partner communities to fully integrate response planning products
    • Supporting and building response operational plans that coordinate the resources of Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector governments needed to effectively plan for, manage, and implement disaster response activities in large, unique, or catastrophic incidents
    • Preparing project papers and staff reports and skill in organizing and delivering briefings to managers to encourage understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations.

    Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency domestic 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/518796300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.