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    The Deputy Chief Component Human Capital Officer (DCCHCO) for Operations provides executive leadership and direction for planning, developing, coordinating and implementing FEMA’s human resources operational matters. The position will serve as principal advisor and consultant to the CCHCO and Agency leadership on human capital and all related programs. The DCCHCO for Operations makes recommendations for resolving key, critical, sensitive, and controversial human capital issues.

    Participates in Agency strategic planning initiatives at the operational and tactical levels, providing expertise in integrating human resource requirements and plans in the overall Agency strategy for mission accomplishment.

    Oversee, coordinates, and monitors human capital programs and management initiatives as they relate to all aspects of human resources operations including, but not limited to recruitment and staffing, pay administration, classifications, benefits, employee performance and awards, employee life cycle and other administrative services. Manages the development and use of statistical information for such considerations as staffing/retention rates, diversity outreach and competency assessment.

    Evaluates the effectiveness of administrative and management programs, directs special studies and analyses to enhance the services of the functional areas of OCCHCO to FEMA customers, and ensures the implementation of cost effective and feasible solutions.

    Participates fully with the CCHCO in providing leadership and management for the OCCHCO and overseeing the execution of work through the efforts of subordinate supervisors and other senior staff. Shares responsibility for developing OCCHCO’s annual and long-range goals and strategies for the Office; determining resource needs, allocation and use; and formulating criteria for program evaluation.

    Responsible for selecting subordinate supervisors and other division staff appropriate; setting performance standards for Branch Chiefs and senior staff; developing and overseeing the implementation of plans for meeting training and developmental needs; and developing workforce management plans to ensure OCCHCO is adequately staffed.

    Represents the CCHCO and Agency leadership in intra-and inter-agency human capital matters. Often attends meeting with high level officials from DHS, OPM, OMB, other agencies and outside stakeholders - to include Congressional hearings- making commitments on behalf of the CCHCO within the boundaries of policy and regulation.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549877800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.