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    Summary

    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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    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 serve as Information System Security Officer for organizations located within the Recovery Technology Programs Division. Incumbent will provide technical support that ensure that effective IT security practices and measures are incorporated into procurement, development, implementation, and operation of RTPD systems.

    • Serving as a project manager in developing long-range plans for Information Technology (IT) security systems that; anticipate, identify, evaluate, mitigate, and minimize risks associated with IT systems vulnerabilities.
    • Coordinating technical vulnerability testing and network assessments to counter unauthorized attempts to enter automation information systems.
    • Developing security countermeasures necessary to anticipate, assess, and minimize system vulnerabilities of information processed on FEMA computer equipment.
    • Developing and implementing a training and education program to ensure that computer security specialists, and individual computer users are familiar with computer and information security requirements and are adequately trained to operate and maintain automated information systems in compliance with all applicable regulations and safeguards.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544195100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.