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    The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive knowledge of flood, wind and/or other natural hazard mitigation science, policy, and guidance. This position starts at a salary of $137,849 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    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 Supervisory Management and Program Analyst. Typical assignments include:

    • Directing FEMA’s nationally significant Building Science program involving regulatory & policy development and technical supervision of staff dealing with flood, wind and other hazards.
    • Sets priorities, goals, gives advice and counsel, effects disciplinary measures, and Identifies developmental and training needs of employees.
    • Planning and implementing hazard mitigation projects and programs for building codes, industry standards, new technologies, building practices, zoning or land use controls.
    • Developing program policies and policy guidance, technical standards and guidelines on mitigation strategies and techniques to minimize the risk of damage to the built environment from flood, wind and/or other natural hazards.
    • Directing, managing, and conducting special pre- and post-disaster studies and analyses of national significance that impact the building science field and lead to important extensions of current practices and resolve key scientific and engineering problems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Non-emergency travel 10%.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552191600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.