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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. 

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of FEMA's Logistics Management Directorate Team!

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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.

    The ideal candidate is one who is certified on both sit-down and stand-up forklifts, has the ability to obtain/ maintain a CDL and drive trucks up to 32,000 lbs on a regular basis, can operate a computer terminal and scan gun to record commodity data. This position starts at a salary of $22.24 (WG-06). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Logistics Management Directorate team within FEMA.

    In this position, you will receive, unload, and process incoming shipments of equipment and supplies stored at FEMA Distribution Centers in support of federal disaster operations. Typical duties include:

    • Receiving, unloading, storing, and maintaining equipment and supplies.
    • Verifying the quantity and quality of items received.
    • Operating a computer terminal to record inventory data.
    • Operating a forklift and trucks to move material and equipment.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    06 - N/A

  • Job family (Series)

    6907 Materials Handler

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523321300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.