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    The ideal candidate for this position will be a proven leader and manager of complex Public Assistance program operations with demonstrated skills in motivating and building teams, developing long-term strategies and solutions, and successfully supervising multiple personnel. This position starts at a salary of $114,454. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of Region VIII's Recovery 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 a senior-level advisor to the Regional Administrator (RA) and the Deputy Regional Administrator (DRA) on Recovery issues. Typical assignments include:

    • Interacting with the state emergency management directors and their senior staffs; providing updates on policy and procedure changes, feedback on operational issues, advising and counseling on declaration request preparation, and resolving conflicts that arise to the senior level.
    • Managing components of program(s) and activities during crisis response, including recovery activation and operations.
    • Ensuring assigned staff develops and implements emergency management standards, regulations, practices, training, and procedures to recover from hazards and threats; assures completed work adequately determines needed and available resources (e.g., technical expertise, equipment, and infrastructure) and capacities.
    • Managing emergency recovery activities focused on Public Assistance programs to ensure the timely provision of grants to restore public infrastructure to pre-disaster condition with appropriate and cost effective mitigation.
    • Coordinating with stakeholders to build and improve capabilities necessary for Stafford Act program administration and recovery operations.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544704700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.