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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience as a single point of contact for preparedness strategies, providing a high level of guidance and technical assistant to state and local entities. This position starts at a salary of $107,807 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 2 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 manage the daily operations of the Puerto Rico CAO Office related to emergency management programs not limited to; planning, preparedness, resiliency, recovery, response, continuity, and mitigation. Typical assignments include:

      • Providing project management along with various aspects of technical assistance in FEMA’s preparedness, resilience, response and recovery programs focused upon efforts to ensure the Commonwealth is better positioned for future events.
      • Providing guidance and technical assistance to Internal and External Customers, such as Senior Commonwealth Emergency Management Personnel concerning complex, unusual, or unprecedented Federal emergency management initiatives.
      • Advising senior level officials on major components of emergency management programs.
      • Providing technical advice and assistance on quality assistance and process improvement practices in relation to emergency management services to federal and commonwealth emergency management preparedness and response activities.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% 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/563347500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.