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    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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    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 Program Analyst for Region One and assist with the oversight and direction of the Public Assistance Grant Program.  Further this employee will coordinate PA to the affected tribes, communities, territories, commonwealths and states after Federal Disaster Declaration . Typical assignments include:

    • Conducting research and analysis required to provide a written response to Public Assistance Grant Program determinations and appeals.
    • Developing written responses to determinations and appeals in accordance with applicable Public Assistance Program regulations, policy and guidance.
    • Conducting analyses of programs and staff proposals to assure implementation of policy and to recommend alternatives to modifications to existing policy as necessary. Collects and analyzes information to be used to develop guidance to be used for implementing criteria and evaluating programs.
    • Serving as a contact within FEMA for other federal agencies and for significant organizational segments of the agency.
    • Developing information used to formulate and draft responses and recommendations to existing laws and regulations. Interprets and implements policy, regulations, reports, and position papers. Recommends modifications or changes to national policies and procedures based on reports, exercise evaluations and changing needs.
    • Providing advice and guidance to resolve, implement, or manage program or policy issues that involve major areas of uncertainty in approach or methodology. Prepares short- and long-range planning guidance in accordance with broad program policies and objective

    Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential; however, dependent on an employee’s ability to perform higher level duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work associated with a higher level position, and administrative recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE employees.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 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/547978000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.