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    The ideal candidate must have experience directly supporting the provision of program information to tribal officials and coordinating organization participation in tribal meetings and conferences. This position starts at a salary of $68,036 (GS-11), with promotion potential to $106,012 (GS-12 grade level).  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of External Affairs team within FEMA.

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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 Intergovernmental Affairs (Tribal Specialist). Typical assignments include:

    • Assisting in the planning of Agency Intergovernmental office activities as they relate to tribal and other organizational constituencies.
    • Supporting the IGA Director, National Tribal Affairs Advisor, and other Intergovernmental Affairs staff in maintaining relationships with various stakeholders.
    • Assisting in the planning, organizing and coordinating of briefings and information exchange opportunities with tribes.
    • Developing, recommending and implementing proactive long and short-term strategies for intergovernmental activities that are related to the Agency's mission, programs, policies, and initiatives.

    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 travel less than 30% may be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526798800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.