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    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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    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.

    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Mission Support, Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer (OCCHCO). The selectee will support the Front Office of OCCHCO and is also called upon to provide coordination and development of budget and strategic plans; input to personnel decisions; and coordination of cross-office issues; and to serve as an advisor to the Chief Component Human Capital Officer (CCHCO) and Deputy CCHCO (DCCHCO).

    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.

    The ideal candidate has 2-3 years of experience managing an office; is highly organized, conscientious, possess the ability to interact with higher level echelons; and uses own judgment to make administrative operation decisions.

    In this position, you will serve as Executive Officer to the CCHCO and/or Deputy CCHCO on complex program management and coordination issues. Typical assignments include:

    • Meeting and consulting with heads of various functions to iron out problems in financial management, human resources, and related operational functions.
    • Preparing, presenting and defending recommendations and findings to executive management in the most complex written reports, memoranda, executive summaries, and analytical narratives.
    • Working closely with high-level management, executives, and/or persons in the private or academic sectors in order to resolve the most complex administrative issues/problems; obtain required approvals; respond to inquiries; and obtain information necessary to formulate accurate conclusions.

    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


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559875900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.