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    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.

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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 technical specialist to support the national Disaster Relief Fund spend plan process.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Obligating Transactions in IFMIS (Integrated Financial Management Information System);
    • Obligating Purchase Card default obligations and performing cost transfers;
    • Researching or reconciling payments, and taking corrective actions;
    • Monitoring and reviewing financial information reports;
    • Reviewing financial reports on a daily basis including Unliquidated Allocation, Unobligated Commitment and FIT report;
    • Completing incident resource requests to ensure that incident management personnel have the resources, supplies, equipment, people, facilities and services to respond effectively;
    • Requesting funding and processing Mission Assignments for mutual aid partners in incident response;
    • Preparing monthly Disaster Spending Plans, and developing projections for personnel travel and expenses;
    • Coordinating Hazard Mitigation, Individual Assistance and Public Assistance projections;
    • Responding to inquiries from the spend plan team;
    • Developing new and/or changed methods and procedures such as improvements to disaster response financial activities;
    • Preparing, printing, and reviewing monthly Region Disaster Financial Status Report (DFSR),  and reviewing reports with the Regional administrator;
    • Making changes to regional salary algorithms, obtain from program groups, and post revisions.

    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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541630800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.