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    The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive project management experience with strong critical thinking skills. The candidate should have excellent writing skills and experience interpreting and reviewing laws, regulations, policies and guidance documents. This position starts at a salary of $121,316 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Recovery team within FEMA.

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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 provide supervisory oversight to the Disaster Housing Unit  a staff of specialists that perform emergency management work including managing, and coordinating with other entities the recovery 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:

      • Overseeing responsibility for ensuring that regulations and policies developed in the recovery areas are consistent with the statutory requirements and existing policy, that their need is justified, and that they are adequately supported by appropriate analysis.
      • Providing oversight of work that involves the coordination of emergency response and preparedness training, exercises, and assistance.
      • Resolving work problems presented by subordinates and recommends or implements ways to improve production/quality of work in the unit.
      • Managing components of emergency management program(s) and activities during a response, including recovery activation and operations. Ensures staff adequately administers programs and plans which impact the delivery of regionalized recovery services to support individuals and communities affected by disasters in their efforts to recover through the following programs.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel up to 15% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562892600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.