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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with outreach and reviewing/monitoring technical work performed by engineering consultants, local, state/Federal agencies, and other mapping partners conducting coastal flood hazard studies. 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.

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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 administration of the Flood Hazard Mapping Program. The position requires an advanced level of technical competence, and the primary purposes are to manage Coastal and Riverine Flood Insurance Studies in the Region. Typical assignments include:

    • Advising senior engineer and Risk Analysis Branch Chief on broad expert level coastal engineering technical issues which require development of, or changes to, Regional Flood Hazard Mapping Program policy.
    • Reviewing, advising and monitoring expert level technical work performed by private engineering consultants, Federal agencies and other mapping partners conducting coastal and riverine flood hazard studies for FEMA.
    • Reviewing activities are concentrated on coastal methodologies coastal flood hazard analysis and techniques, hydrologic and hydraulic engineering modeling & geospatial analysis (LiDAR, IFSAR) and mapping, and procedures for the development of coastal and riverine flood insurance studies.
    • Conducting broad expert level coastal engineering technical coordination meetings to resolve differences in coastal and riverine study findings for adjacent areas. Recommends resolution of technical differences to senior supervisory engineer when agreements cannot be achieved.
    • Serving as the Regional subject matter expert on coastal flood hazard analysis, coastal methodology, and coastal floodplain mapping.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

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