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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.

    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 the Human Services Division Director.  Typical assignments include:

    • Providing supervisory oversight to a subordinate staff performing work involved with managing and coordinating recovery efforts
    • Establishing guidelines and performance expectations for staff members.
    • Ensuring recovery guidance and policies are in place and in accordance with the program requirements
    • Ensuring support is provided to the individuals and communities affected by disasters
    • Drive development of short- and long-term housing options consistent with principles in line and linked to existing long-term community plans and processes.
    • Preparing short and long-range planning guidance in accordance with broad program policies and objectives.
    • Contacting, advising, collaborating, coordinating, and negotiating with senior level executives and officials within FEMA and from other federal, state, local, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOADS) and private sector organizations.
    • Determining required and available resources and capacities in order to support disaster recovery activities
    • Interacting with internal and external stakeholders and serving as a senior level advisor regarding recovery issues
    • Directing emergency recovery operations and ensures functional responsibilities are executed within regulations, resulting in the delivery of effective recovery support services

    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/563465500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.