This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.Learn more about this agency
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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 serve as an expert strategist and project coordinator on critical activities associated with the implementation and execution of strategic communication initiatives and activities. In this position you will provide expert communications advice and counsel to designated FEMA directorates and develops communication strategies for highly sensitive and complex issues of critical importance to FEMA management, emergency management partners, and the general public.. Typical assignments include:
- Develop advanced planning strategies and coordinate the dissemination of information and special campaigns related to natural and man-made disasters in assigned program areas.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with key representatives within FEMA programs and with other External Affairs divisions.
- Obtain feedback from the public and other internal and external groups in developing new approaches to use in meeting both the communication needs of the public and the goals of the Agency.
- Routinely represent external affairs in senior level work groups and committees responsible for addressing communications programs and issues.
Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required
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