The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program map production and Risk Map. This position starts at a salary of $99,172 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration team within FEMA.Learn more about this agency
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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 as an Emergency Management Specialist (Mitigation). Typical assignments include:
- Supporting the development of technical policy and guidance in advancing hazard identification activities for the Risk MAP program.
- Providing programmatic and technical recommendations related to riverine and/or coastal flood engineering and mapping processes, such as hydrology, hydraulics, flood control structures and/or Geographic Information System (GIS) to internal and external stakeholders associated with the Risk MAP program.
- Assisting in supporting grants management and programmatic efforts associated with the Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) Program.
- Assisting in managing production support efforts including but not limited to oversight of mapping program systems of record and processes (i.e. Mapping Information Platform (MIP) activities, Post-preliminary administrative efforts, and Letters of Map Change activities).
- Preparing briefings and presentations to internal and external forums/audiences and demonstrating the ability to communicate technical and/or programmatic information to high-level Agency officials, Congressional stakeholders, community officials, property owners, and internal FEMA staff effectively.
Occasional travel - Non-emergency travel 5%.
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