This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.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 serve as a senior advisor dealing with the mobilization and direction of Federal emergency response resource capabilities for crisis events. This position will work with an Incident Support Base (ISB) team to compile, reconcile, and correlate logistics data and other pertinent information. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual that possesses strong verbal and written communication, time management, and organizational skills. Typical assignments include:
- Managing all activities within a disaster inventory staging area including providing direction to staff and ensuring the readiness of emergency management and support capabilities.
- Managing significant number of staff in demanding emergency situations to include training staff, monitoring their performance and compliance with regulations and policies.
- Developing contingency plans based on likely changes.
- Ensuring that accident and incident reports are completed accurately and forwarded to the appropriate authority, such as: Safety, Insurance, and Security.
- Collecting and recording information on rental, contract, and agency equipment/commodities.
- Analyzing complex problems to develop solutions and provide advice and guidance on the execution of logistics management programs.
Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential; however, dependent on an employee’s ability to perform higher level duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work associated with a higher level position, and administrative recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE employees.
Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.
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