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    The ideal candidate for this position will have strong oral and written communications skills, ability to work independently or in a group, and be able to research and analyze case law and federal regulations, policies & statutes.  This position starts at a salary of $117,191 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Component Chief Human Capital Officer 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 serve as a Senior Advisor in one or more specialized program areas. Typical assignments include:

    • Providing expert technical advice and assistance to supervisors in simple and complex discipline and adverse action cases. Exercises sound judgment and tact in when providing advice and guidance to managers and employees dealing with problems arising from personality conflicts, and poor work habits or behavior problems.
    • Applying advanced employee relations laws, regulations, principles, precedents and policy sufficient to serve as an agency or equivalent level senior consultant.
    • Effectively communicating orally and in writing to operating officials and others on the technical and operational aspects of Employee Relations

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel less than 5% 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/533918900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.