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    The ideal candidate for this position will be have strong leadership skills working in a fast-paced team environment with supervisory responsibilities of typically lower grade staff and contractors. The position requires shifting priorities that can be highly sensitive. This position starts at a salary of $95,253 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 6 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 oversee staff who perform emergency management work including managing and coordinating with other entities the recovery efforts from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and manmade/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents. Typical assignments include:

    • Overseeing, implementing and delivery of the Public Assistance Program before, during and following federally declared emergencies and disasters declared under the Stafford Act, to include the Fire Management Assistance Grants (FMAG) program.
    • Serving as a supervisory public assistance program technical and programmatic expert and responsible for interpretation and application of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
    • Reviewing controversial and/or complex work applications for conformity to regulations.
    • Serving as a spokesperson and/or expert at conferences, meetings, committees and working groups.  
    • Serving as a team lead who oversees a staff of lower grade employees, including planning and scheduling of work. Also, initiates and conducts performance rating and reviews for lower grade staff.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/538582800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.