The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to employ residents of Windsor Heights, Iowa as temporary local hires to assist with disaster response and recovery efforts. Local hire employees are local residents who aid in the recovery of the community and help their fellow citizens in the recovery process. Apply for this exciting opportunity!
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Local Hire employees:
- Help FEMA respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards by performing a variety of emergency management functions which are not limited to disaster survivor assistance, conducting and verifying damage assessments, and providing administrative, financial and logistical support.
- A local hire’s term of employment is 120 days. Local Hire appointments may be extended, in 120 day increments, for a maximum 365 day appointment, based on the needs of the disaster.
- Work within 23 different Cadres which are groups of personnel organized by operational function and FEMA Qualification System (FQS) position.
- Each Local Hire is hired to a position within a Cadre based on his or her skills and experience.
FEMA is seeking professional engineers and architects.
In this position, you will conduct professional engineering or architectural studies and analysis to solve challenges of considerable scope. Typical assignments include:
- Conducting architectural and engineering studies and analyses for projects with special considerations.
- Providing design and engineering analysis to determine cost-effectiveness of mitigation measures to formulate an eligible scope of work.
- Providing technical advice on quality measures and process improvement practices in relation to Hazard Mitigation and Public Assistance grants.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531509500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.