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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience supervising in an organization supporting wide ranging functions to include contracting and acquisitions, human resources, budgeting, facilities management, Security, Information Technology, and/or payroll processing. This position starts at a salary of $149,606 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region Nine 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 exercises full managerial authority to direct, coordinate, and control the activities of the division's employees. The division is composed of professional, technical, administrative, and clerical staff performing work in the areas of budget planning and execution, acquisition, finance, management of human capital programs, information technology systems management, facilities management, property program, mail and records management, regional awards and recognition program, and administration of the safety and security programs.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as a consultant and principal staff advisor to the Regional Administrator/Deputy Regional Administrator on all program meetings; represents Regional Administrator at top level meetings and serves as the Region's authority on the interpretation and application of FEMA's policies and directives for Disaster Assistance related functions.
    • Advising the Regional Administrator on new developments, changing emphasis, or other events which could greatly impact on the effectiveness of program delivery.
    • Developing division priorities, goals and objectives through annual and multi-year planning documents.
    • Exercising significant responsibility in dealing with officials of other Divisions and Agencies and in advising the Regional Administrator on program issues.
    • Exercising full management authority to direct, coordinate and control the activities of the Division's employees and assure implements of the program goals and objectives.
    • Reviewing and rating performance, initiating personnel actions, approving leave, interviewing and selecting key subordinates, providing necessary training, settling employee grievances and recommending disciplinary actions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require non-emergency travel (10%)

    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/538961400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.