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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience performing a variety of administrative and support type duties in areas such as administration, travel, and files management. This position starts at a salary of $42,089 (GS-07). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Preparedness Directorate team within FEMA.

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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 serve as an Administrative Support Assistant. Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as the office focal point for receipt and review of incoming taskings, projects, correspondence, and other communications or materials such as regulations, changes of policy and procedures, etc;
    • Assisting with calendar coordination and scheduling appointments for front office personnel;
    • Providing administrative support for the office using a variety of computer programs, including databases, spreadsheets, word processing and custom-designed software to create, copy, edit, store, retrieve, and print a variety of documents.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require non-emergency travel (5%).

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544641200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.