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    The ideal candidate for this position will have strong communications skills, able to work independently or in a group and able to research & analyze case law, federal regulations and policies. This position starts at a salary of $$99,172 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Employee Services Division 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 senior specialist performing a variety of complex duties and providing continuing technical advice, guidance, and assistance to managers and supervisor. Typical assignments include:

    • Providing advice and assistance to supervisors in simple and complex discipline and adverse action cases.
    • Exercising sound judgment and tact in when providing advice and guidance to managers and employees dealing with problems arising from personality conflicts, and poor work habits or behavior problems.
    • Applying employee relations laws, regulations, principles, precedents and policy.
    • Effectively communicating orally and in writing to operating officials and others on the technical and operational aspects of Employee Relations programs.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Non-emergency Travel 5%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542062400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.