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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience working with stakeholders to include members of Congress, their staff and Committees; state, local, tribal, and territorial governments; and non-governmental and private sector entities.  This position starts at a salary of $137,849 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of External Affairs team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    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 serve as the Deputy Director, Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs Division, providing expert, technical and managerial advice for the development and execution of a comprehensive Agency congressional and intergovernmental affairs strategy. Typical assignments include:

    • Formulating Agency programs, policies, and procedures as they pertain to congressional, intergovernmental, private sector and legislative issues;
    • Directing the day-to-day operation and supervision of the office and is responsible for establishing an open environment and accessible structure that contributes to overall staff development;
    • Managing the resources available (money, personnel, equipment, space, etc.) to develop a comprehensive management plan for the division; and,
    • Designing proactive strategies to educate Members of Congress, their staff, and committee staff on the Agency mission, programs and initiatives.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531682600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.