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    The ideal candidate for this position will have expertise in codes, specifications, and standards compliance regulations to review grant applications and provide technical assistance to the States and sub-grantees. This position starts at a salary of $121,316 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration 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 serve in the Civil Engineer capacity performing emergency management work in Mitigation. Typical assignments include:

    • Subject matter expert reviewing Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) grant applications.
    • Subject matter expert in building codes, specifications, and standards and regulations compliance.
    • Executing the national review of (BRIC) project and planning applications.
    • Ensuring compliance with appropriate Federal, State and Local Laws and regulations.
    • Assisting Regional Offices with eligibility and completeness reviews.
    • Creating tools and resources for Regions and applicants to use to develop and review projects.
    • Providing updates to management to ensure leadership and management are aware of the status of reviews and any potential risks that must be managed.
    • Subject matter expert identifying Architecture or Engineering Disciplines, i.e. structural, civil, mechanical, electrical, etc.
    • Providing technical assistance or services to communities, states, territories or tribes.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568062500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.