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    The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive project management experience with strong critical thinking skills. The candidate has excellent writing skills and experience interpreting and reviewing laws,regulations, policies and guidance documents. This position starts at a salary of $117,191 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Individual Assistance 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.

    This position is located in either Winchester, VA or Washington DC. The salary is the same for both. In this position, you will be a recognized authority in the analysis and evaluation of programs and issues, the employee is subject only to administrative and policy direction concerning overall project priorities and objectives.

    Typical assignments include:

      • Writing and reviewing recovery regulations and guidance documents; drafting and commenting on legislation and other emergency management
        policy documents.
      • Interpreting the laws, regulations and policies applicable to FEMA.
      • Supervising assessments ,inspections, and evaluating emergency management processes, plans, standard operating
        procedures, and guidance for compliance with established emergency management directives.
      • Providing technical advise on recovery regulations, policies, laws, standards, and guidance.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542326900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.