The primary responsibility of this position is to support the delivery of disaster recovery efforts with other emergency management stakeholders and partners. The starting salary for the GS-11 grade level is ($72,030) and for the GS-12 grade level is ($86,335).Learn more about this agency
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:
Duties for GS-11
- Ensuring federal and state supplies and assistance programs are managed to support individuals and communities affected by a disaster.
- Reviewing and validating Applicant-submitted documentation in support of Public Assistance grants where work is complete.
- Confirming disaster survivors have access to Emergency, Unemployment or Crisis Counseling Assistance, Training Programs and Legal Services to maximize recovery.
- Providing interpretation on a variety of complex recovery issues.
- Administering FEMA disaster recovery programs and develops related policies, regulations, procedures and methods.
Duties for GS-12
- Collecting, organizing, and reviewing Applicant-submitted documentation in support of Public Assistance grants.
- Coordinating, analyzing and supports disaster recovery services and program resource requirements.
- Conducting analysis for difficult survivor-centric assistance issues.
- Establishing emergency management directives, regulation policy laws and guidance on disaster recovery.
- Providing advice and guidance for delivery of disaster recovery program services.
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.
Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.
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