The ideal candidate for this position will be experienced in administering various programs for mitigation of hazards, including earthquake, flood and tornado, and with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and monitoring civil engineering studies. This position starts at a salary of $89,417 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mitigation, Risk Analysis Branch, Region 7 team within FEMA.Learn more about this agency
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When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 performs program and engineering work in support of the National Flood Insurance Program and Mitigation Division goals to reduce or eliminate long-term risks to people and property from hazards and their effects. Typical assignments include:
- Providing comprehensive technical, administrative and engineering advice and assistance to internal and external customers.
- Managing, coordinating and integrating the program functions with various other FEMA activities/programs to ensure consistency in meeting agency objectives and goals.
- Reviewing proposals for mitigation projects for engineering soundness and benefit/cost considerations and recommends acceptance or modifications.
- Providing expert technical direction to internal and external stakeholders related to flood risk studies and Risk Map Program mapping. Information and data for such studies are often unavailable or significantly inadequate.
- Ensuring conformance with FEMA mapping standards and recommends modifications so that hazard maps and flood risk studies provide a sound basis for insurance rating and floodplain management measures while reflecting current policy and legal requirements.
- Implementing guidelines and specifications for automated risk assessment, topographic data collection, and other GIS mapping technologies.
25% or less - Travel up to 25% is required for this position.
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