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    The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated self-starter, possessing knowledge of emergency management operations and experience conducting planning, training and/or exercises. This position starts at a salary of $62,415 (GS-09). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Response Division Region IX 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:

    • Assisting in the development, updating and issuing of response guidance documents and/or procedural plans for emergency communications and logistics.
    • Assisting program managers with compiling budget data for the operating budget system.
    • Working with program managers in accomplishing formulation of yearly budget and analyzing future requirements.
    • Serving as project support to emergency response operations, performing activities relevant to emergency facilities, equipment, and resources.
    • Serving as primary timekeeper for employees in the Response Division.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% 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/551989500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.