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    The ideal candidate for this position will perform work pertaining to planning, analysis, design, development, implementation, operations, maintenance, and/or enhancement of complex computer networks associated hardware/software.

    This position starts at a salary of $82,721 (GS-12, step 1). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Response Directorate 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.

    EXCEPTED SERVICE: This is a full-time position in the Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) Detachment. MERS positions are in the excepted service. Employees will not acquire civil service status, but are eligible for standard and optional benefits.

    In this position, you will perform work pertaining to planning, analysis, design, development, implementation, operation, maintenance, and/or enhancement of complex computer networks and associated hardware/software. Typical assignments include:

    • Performing network manager functions for daily in-house operations and deployed disaster support, and establishing circuits to remote users in support of wide area networks.
    • Providing network security, passwords, and other related security measures to prevent unauthorized access to and protection of sensitive and critical information.
    • Setting-up, configuring, and operating in-house equipment in conjunction to software and maintaining computer network equipment and associated systems

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position is designated as "emergency essential." If selected, you are required to travel at a moment's notice to various regional locations to provide, plan, operate and maintain tactical, mobile telecommunications, operations, logistical support to Federal, State and local disaster response personnel and to support other emergency and special event operations.Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531801400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.