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    The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge of goals, objectives, structure, mission & programs of emergency management and assistance programs; ability to research, analyze, & interpret policy to solve problems & challenges with public assistance programs This position starts at a salary of $78,446 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Recovery Division Region 4 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 be an Emergency Management Specialist managing and coordinating recovery efforts for disaster . Typical assignments include:

    • Performing emergency management work including managing and coordinating with other entities the recovery efforts from intentional or unintentional crises, disasters, humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man made/technological incidents
    • Establishing and maintaining effective recovery operations under conditions of extreme pressure, unusual working hours during crisis/emergency conditions
    • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and meaningful communications interchanges
    • Delivering and executing of numerous programs for declared emergencies
    • Providing regional training to stakeholders groups in emergency recovery procedures, including on-site exercises

    Travel Required

    75% or less - Travel up to 75% may be 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/538925000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.