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    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.

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    Responsibilities

    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 a Grants Management Specialist, performing work that involves implementing and managing Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants management programs and providing related technical assistance and services.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Providing technical assistance regarding Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs (Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)), the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program, and the Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Program, and processes that provide funding for eligible mitigation activities that reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damages.
    • Reviewing HMA grant applications for completeness and evaluates awardee eligibility using established financial, administrative, and business procedures.
    • Coordinating review and close-out of HMA grants with appropriate FEMA staff, program offices, and State, Tribal, and local officials.

    Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential; however, dependent on an employee’s ability to perform higher level duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work associated with a higher level position, and administrative recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE employees.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    1109 Grants Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523319700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.