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    The ideal candidate for this position will be experience leading and tasking 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 $51,853 (GS-09), $62,737 (GS-11) with promotion potential to 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: 

    • Developing and issuing recovery plans, procedures, and risk assessments with Recovery partners to fulfill requests in a timely and effective manner.
    • Coordinating with other Federal agencies, FEMA regional staff, and State/Tribal government agencies to ensure the capability to continue essential functions during any event or incident is optimal.
    • Maintaining robust and accessible communication between stakeholders to ensure dialogue and information is ongoing.
    • Managing Individual Assistance or Public Assistance staff on an emergency response team and providing program guidance and direction.
    • Working collaboratively with other and building effective partnerships across organizational boundaries.

    Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. 

    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/551070900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.