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    Summary

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    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 provide community support for rebuilding efforts so individuals, civic institutions, businesses, and governmental organizations can function on their own, return to normal life, and protect against future hazards.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Assessing, reporting, and managing readiness of capabilities;
    • Capturing lessons learned, identifying corrective actions, and assisting in the pursuit of the implementation of solutions to improve capabilities;
    • Providing expert advice on complex response issues to stakeholders in headquarters and in the regions;
    • Planning for and responding to disasters, humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and manmade/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents;
    • Coordinating Federal emergency management response operations, response planning and integration of Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector disaster programs; and
    • Ensuring efficient and effective delivery of immediate emergency assistance to individuals and communities impacted by disasters.

    Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential; however, dependent on an employee’s ability to perform higher level duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work associated with a higher level position, and administrative recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE employees.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531304900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.