The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with project management, developing flood risk communication strategies, risk assessments, mitigation planning, and the Risk MAP program with emphasis on outreach. This position starts at a salary of $57,025 (GS-9), with promotion potential to $ 82,696 (GS-12 grade level). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 6 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 serve as an Emergency Management Specialist and perform program risk analysis, risk reduction, and risk insurance support functions for staff in a region of FEMA along with related agencies concerning policy issues involving mitigation activities. Typical assignments include:
- Providing strategic guidance in anticipating program risks and suggests actionable mitigation plans.
- Overseeing technical studies requiring knowledge of local and regional water resource planning, hydraulics, hydrology, and related natural hazards.
- Participating in conferences, meetings, and presentations involving issues related to the Risk MAP programs and the NFIP and develops materials for briefings, meetings, training, or conferences.
- Providing guidance or analysis on Risk Analysis programs through researching and writing reports or other documents.
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.
25% or less - Travel up to 20% is required for this position.
12 - 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.
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