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    This is a Senior Executive Service position located within FEMA's National Preparedness Directorate.  The National Integration Center (NIC) engages in establishing and updating doctrine and planning guidance that applies to prevention, protection, response, and recovery areas, for emergency management personnel to increase their preparedness capabilities, and implements a resource typing, and national qualification system and tools, in support of the National Incident Management System.

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    The NIC is responsible for overseeing the implementation, maintenance, and advocacy of the National Preparedness System, including development of national doctrine and planning guidance, the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the National Qualifications System, and the delivery of the Technical Assistance (TA) Program. The candidate will possess the skills and experience to contribute to the development and implementation of preparedness doctrine with reach across the emergency management and homeland security communities, at all levels of government.

    The incumbent is the program executive responsible for ensuring the NIC fulfills its wide-ranging mission to support national preparedness. Key duties and responsibilities of the incumbent include the following:

    • Establish organization policy and resolves personnel management matters, while additionally directing, managing, and monitoring the formulation and execution of budget, grants, and contracts within the NIC.
    • Participate in meetings and provide continuing advisory services to high-level agency officials, while exercising creative and intuitive judgment for the resolution of highly critical and controversial issues.
    • Oversee NIMS-related standards and technology.
    • Oversee technical assistance programs.
    • Assess organizational efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness to the needs of Federal, State, and local user community, FEMA leadership and the Regional Administrators.
    • Oversee planning, credentialing, and NIMS implementation guidance to the State, local and tribal governments.
    • Provide doctrine development and publication support to other FEMA components.
    • Oversee the development and maintenance of preparedness doctrine, including NIMS, The National Preparedness System, National Response/Recovery/Mitigation/Protection/Prevention frameworks.
    • Oversee the development of State and local planning guidance through a series of Comprehensive Preparedness Guides.

    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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529753200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.