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    The ideal candidate for this position will have a working knowledge of Emergency Management Preparedness Program with a focus on planning, analysis, and continuity program. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience supervising and leading teams. This position starts at a salary of $120,043 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region One 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 provide supervisory oversight for a regional staff that performs work involved in coordinating with other entities preparedness resources to plan for, prevent and protect the nation from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents. Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as principal advisor and subject matter expert to the Federal Preparedness Coordinator on Preparedness and Analysis Branch programs: Planning & Analysis technical assistance, Threat, Hazard, Identification, Risk, and Assessments (THIRA), State Preparedness Reports (SPRs), Individual & Community Preparedness, and Continuity of Operations.

    • As supervisor, providing technical advice and guidance on delivery and coordination of emergency management programs and oversight of regional Preparedness staff in accordance with agency policies and best practices in order to maximize effort and positive results.

    • Managing a team of emergency management professionals in the execution of programmatic activities in accordance with statutory requirements and existing policy, including the National Preparedness Goal, Presidential and Homeland Security Directives, the National Preparedness System, and National Continuity Programs.

    • Planning, coordinating, and directing work of the Branch to ensure effective preparedness program execution.

    • Supervising budget development, execution and analysis for improved decision making.

    • Serving as spokesperson at regional and nation-wide conferences, meetings, committees and working groups to propose, defending and/or critiquing performance criteria.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559948900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.