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    The ideal candidate for this position will be experienced in administering various programs for mitigation of hazards to include earthquakes, floods and tornados.  This position starts at a salary of $75,195 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region VII 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 serve as a Risk Analyst responsible for risk analysis and Geographic Information System (GIS) support to the Mitigation Division. Typical assignments include

    • Monitoring grants to states and communities for GIS data development and implementation related to the National Flood Insurance Program.
    • Serving as the expert consultant in the planning, integration, monitoring, and administration of the GIS components of projects within the Risk Analysis Branch.
    • Conducting a GIS training program for the Mitigation Division.
    • Making recommendations for resolving GIS issues and requirements.
    • Extracting data from GIS software using various analysis method.
    • Facilitating discussions with states, local governments and other partners on Flood Insurance Study GIS databases and Hazus use and utility.
    • Providing GIS support to regional and field mitigation staff during disaster events.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547228100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.