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    The ideal candidate would have experience leading and managing Hazard Mitigation Assistance programs. This position starts at a salary of $116,040 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the REGION V 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 provide supervisory oversight to a staff of specialists that perform emergency management work including managing, and coordinating with other entities the mitigation from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents. . Typical assignments include:

    • Providing oversight responsibility at the regional level of FEMA for staff who perform work that involves policy issues dealing with mitigation from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents.
    • Responsible for ensuring the mitigation emergency management functional areas provide accurate advice and guidance on regionalized delivery of mitigation services.
    • Coordinating of emergency mitigation and preparedness training, exercises, and assistance
    • Supervising an administrative unit that serves as senior expert authorities providing technical guidance on emergency management for development of outreach plans for region-wide products and services.
    • Serving as spokesperson at nation-wide conferences, meetings, committees and working groups that propose, defend and/or criticize continuity and mitigation criteria, in order to promote and maintain a pro-active response posture.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% of 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/544595500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.