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    Summary

    This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program.  This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.

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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 serve as an Environmental Protection Specialist reporting to the Regional Offices, Region Four, Mitigation Division by managing a workload of environmental policy compliance requirements and projects. 

    Typical assignments include but are not limited to:

    • Identifying and integrating significant internal and external regulations, policies, procedures, practices, and systems that may affect the entire agency in the establishment, coordination, oversight, and execution of FEMA funded activities' compliance with other Environmental and Historic Preservation laws and executive orders.
    • Administrating, monitoring, and maintaining appropriate records to ensure the projects are in full compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and standards.
    • Supporting the Public Assistance or Individual Assistance Preliminary Disaster Assessments, Initial Operating Facilities, Joint Field Offices, Area Field Offices, Virtual Field Office, and Processing Centers.
    • Providing technical assistance on considerations and legal requirements to senior leadership, program staff, recipients and sub-receipients while serving as Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Subject Matter Expert.

    Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential; however, dependent on an employee’s ability to perform higher level duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work associated with a higher level position, and administrative recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE employees.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/558791800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.