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    The primary purpose of this position is to provide supervisory oversight for a staff that performs work involved in managing and coordinating with other entities coordination of emergency
    response resources in dealing with intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies,. The starting salary for this position is $142,701 (GS-15) grade level.

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    Responsibilities

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 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. Visit www.fema.gov.

    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 provide supervisory oversight for a staff that performs work involved in managing and collaborating with other entities in the coordination of emergency response resources in dealing with intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents. The work requires knowledge of emergency management and related directives, policies, regulations, procedures, and methods; and the collaboration and fostering of relationships between Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, non-governmental organizations, and private sector, and their response mechanisms and authorities. Typical assignments include:

    • Determines the appropriate methods of best accomplishing branch goals and objectives.

    • Establishes project and planning priorities and determines which projects to initiate, modify, delete or postpone.

    • Provides direction and oversight of activities and programs supporting operational planning efforts; or designing, conducting and evaluating exercises that validate operational plans.

    • Coordinates intra- and inter-agency operational planning or exercise initiatives to achieve unity of effort across the federal response and recovery enterprise.

    • Plans and establishes an organizational analysis program that encompasses extremely large, difficult and diverse projects dealing with catastrophic planning or exercises for a major agency component.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    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/558287300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.