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 work under the direction of the Fraud and Internal Investigation Division (FIID) Branch Chief and performs a full range of duties to include. Acting Branch Chief, planning, conducting and managing complex investigations of alleged fraud waste and abuse off federal disaster funds, allegations of employee misconduct or other criminal violations of Federal laws under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Public Law 93-288) as amended.
Typical assignments include:
- Conducting audits and reviews of FEMA programs, handling law enforcement liaisons with federal, state, local and tribal agencies, facilitating investigative inquiries from outside agencies, coordinating and serving as an agency subject matter expert on fraud awareness and prevention, active shooter awareness and acts as an agency representative to the Sandy Fraud Task Force.
- Providing expert guidance to senior FEMA management officials related to all aspects of fraud investigations, security and law enforcement.
- Providing advanced fraud training to FEMA personnel, local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well as local, state and federal prosecutors.
- Developing parameters based on current fraud trends and the most common indicators of fraud to query internal FEMA disaster databases in order to proactively identify potentially fraudulent disaster applicants for further review.
Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required
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