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    The ideal candidate for this position will be experienced in insurance providing pricing, reserving, modeling, and underwriting insurance or reinsurance coverages. This position starts at a salary of $72,030 (GS-11), with promotion potential to $133,465 (GS-13 grade level). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Risk Management team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 Actuary in the Actuarial and Catastrophic Branch under the Risk Management Division. Typical assignments include:

    • Performing profitability analyses of multiple risk transfer methods (i.e. reinsurance, insurance-linked securities) at both portfolio level and across lines of business and geographies
    • Developing and implementing pricing and benchmark tools using sound actuarial principals and methodologies
    • Updating pricing model parameters around industry trends, loss distributions and development factors
    • Interpreting and analyzing data to perform stochastic risk capital modeling
    • Providing risk management support such as exposure and loss cost reporting
    • Preparing and presents analytical summaries explaining and defending studies and model results to various internal and external groups

    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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1510 Actuarial Science

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