The ideal candidate for this position will assist with implementing the National Exercises Division's National Exercise Program and supporting leadership decisions in preparing for crisis event. This position starts at a salary of $57,510 (GS-09), with promotion potential to $83,398 (GS-12 grade level). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Exercise Division team within FEMA.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 serve as an Emergency Management Specialist (Preparedness). Typical assignments include
- Performing substantive mission-oriented work and serves as a staff member, coordinating with counterparts in FEMA and whole community partner agencies concerning project-specific issues involving capabilities relating to state, local, tribal, territorial, or national level emergency disaster preparedness for intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and manmade/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) disasters.
- Developing and coordinates portions of larger, more complex projects related to one or more of the following: planning and technical assistance, community preparedness, training, exercises, evaluations and assessments.
- Applying emergency management knowledge and skill to provide analysis and complete assigned projects involving specific program issues.
- Assesses, inspects and evaluates materials for compliance with established laws, directives, regulations, policies, standards, and guidance.
Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.
Occasional travel - This position may require non-emergency travel (5%)
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