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    The ideal candidate for this position will be experience leading teams, implementing and leading program level disaster field operations, briefing and coordinating with federal, state, tribal or local officials. This position starts at a salary of $75,195 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Recovery Division team within FEMA.

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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 perform emergency management work including managing and coordinating with other entities the recovery from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents. Typical assignments include:

    • Providing guidance and administering public assistance or individual assistance programs. These components include, but are not limited to, individual and households program, public assistance emergency and permanent work and preliminary damage assessments.
    • Representing Region 7 as a recognized IA or PA technical authority at meetings with our partners at the Federal, Tribal, state, local and voluntary agencies level. Provides interpretation of IA or PA Program, policies and regulations.
    • Providing oversight for various correspondences concerning disaster assistance programs from Congressional representatives, governmental officials, individuals or the general public.
    • Monitoring and providing assistance in individual assistance or public assistance emergency management plans and risk assessments to ensure the region’s capability to continue essential functions during all types of hazards and are consistent with statutory and agency requirements.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551069900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.