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    The ideal candidate for this position will have emergency management experience, including knowledge of contemporary regulations, guidance and doctrine regarding disaster response and recovery. This position starts at a salary of $98,198 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 5 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, as Team Leader you will support the Branch Chief coordinating emergency management work including managing and coordinating Federal emergency management response operations duties, response plan development and updating, training and exercising of Federal partners. The Team Leader also supports integration of Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector representatives in disaster preparedness activities. Typical assignments include:

    • Performs work at the regional level of FEMA that involves the operational planning, training and exercise programs and organizational assignments that encompasses extremely difficult and diverse projects.
    • Participates in implementation of operational planning efforts, from all hazards to catastrophic plans, along with Readiness Directives, Standard Operating Procedures and position checklists.
    • Provides oversight of the development and implementation of short and long-range Operational duties.
    • Provides support and mentoring to operational staff in their assignments, to external partners, in collaboration and in oversight of our Regional Integration Steering Committee, as well as our Emergency Support Function Leadership Group, and to develop and maintain an educated, trained and exercised Regional Response Coordination Staff.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% non-emergency 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/552531100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.