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    The ideal candidate for this position will have strong Emergency Management background with excellent communication and outreach skills. This position starts at a salary of $89,417 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Preparedness Division, Regional Integration Branch, Region 7 team within FEMA.

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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 serves as the Region’s Community Preparedness Officer (CPO), to build capacity for greater individual and community responsibility for emergency and disaster preparedness through public education and awareness, community engagement and planning.  Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as Community Preparedness Officer to support policies and outreach to promote the integration of government and non-government sectors in community preparedness.  

    • Managing, promoting and sustaining regional community preparedness programs and activities with federal, state, territorial, tribal and local agencies as well as the volunteer community, first responders, and emergency managers. 

    • Analyzing regional activities and provide support to national policy development, implementation, and reporting on community preparedness efforts throughout the region. 

    • Developing and recommending new or revised methodologies for analyzing information needed to satisfy individual and community preparedness programs objectives and requirements. 

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531178000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.