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 be responsible for making map determinations regarding eligibility issues for the Disaster Housing and Household Program. Typical assignments include:
- Ensuring the processing of all registrations in the Manual Flood Plain Mapping and the Post-Inspection Queues for all active disasters.
- Determining if flood damage is located in a Special Flood Hazard Area or Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA), identifying community participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and recommending removal or adding dwellings from and to the NFIRA Database.
- Interpreting policies pertaining to the National Flood Insurance Requirement Act of 1994 and performing research for FEMA EMS agents needing assistance interpreting regulations regarding disaster assistance and flood insurance requirements.
- Assisting Joint Field Office, Small Business Association and Headquarters with case reviews, retrieving data and creating requested reports, flood zone determination interpretation, and non-compliance related issues.
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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