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    Summary

    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.

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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.

    This position is located in the Regional Offices, Region Seven, Recovery Division, Public Assistance Branch in Kansas City, MO. In this position, you will serve as a regional expert and senior advisor planning and coordinating recovery efforts; often for national and/or multi-regional crisis events.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Leading effective recovery operations under conditions of extreme pressure.

    • Overseeing regional recovery level support that delivers disaster assistance resulting from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, and other humanitarian emergencies.
    • Executing emergency recovery program operations, and ensures functional responsibilities are carried out properly.

    • Developing and implementing emergency management standards, regulations, practices, training, and procedures to recover from hazards, threats, and crises.

    • Serving as a public assistance grant program technical and programmatic expert.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - The work is normally performed in an office setting. However, this position requires that the incumbent train, maintain a state of readiness, and be deployed into the possible high-risk environment of a disaster site. Travel may be required on short notice, during poor conditions.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/546983900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.