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    Summary

    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience leading and managing staff and preparedness programs delivering services and support to stakeholders. This position starts at a salary of $124,290 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Preparedness Division Region VII 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 provide supervisory oversight for a regional staff that perform emergency management work including managing and coordinating with other entities preparedness resources to plan for, prevent and protect the nation from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made / technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents. Typical duties may include the following:

    • Directing and overseeing the conduct of sophisticated assessment and analyses of the most complex issues related to regional preparedness program operations and the ability to build and sustain national preparedness goals.
    • Providing senior level technical and administrative supervision at the regional level to staff that deals with the determination of short and long-range planning and preparedness resources through on-going inter-Agency communication.
    • Representing Region 7 as the agency spokesperson at professional level conferences, meetings, committees and working groups of elected and policy officials that propose, defend and/or criticize preparedness program criteria, to promote and maintain a pro-active posture. Managing nationwide projects of the highest visibility and impact for FEMA.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 25% domestic 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/538831300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.