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    This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position located within FEMA Region II. The Deputy Regional Administrator will possess the skills and experience necessary to be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Region II New York and provide broad management and executive level direction for regional activities in concert with the Regional Administrator. 

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    The Deputy Regional Administrator (DRA) assists the Regional Administrator in providing executive leadership of the Regional Office and ensures all programs and activities of the Office are effectively coordinated within the Regional Division Directors Office and external partners to achieve established outcomes.

    Specific programs administered by the DRA in close coordination with the Regional Administrator include:

    • Regional comprehensive all hazards emergency preparedness programs.
    • Disaster preparedness, response and recovery activities and disaster assistance in accordance with the provisions of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (the Stafford Act), when an emergency or a major disaster is requested by a Governor or Tribal Leader, including damage assessment, recovery and mitigation assistance when declared by the President, and overall coordination of Federal, State, local, tribal, private and volunteer response efforts.
    • Regional Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation Programs, in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended; Hazard Mitigation teams under the Interagency Agreement; Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands under EO 11988 and 11990, respectively, and Hazard Mitigation under Section 404 of the Stafford Act.
    • The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that encourages State and local participation in the NFIP, in accordance with the national Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended.
    • Regional Radiological Emergency Preparedness programs that provide assistance to States in the development and exercise of emergency response plans for radiological incidents at commercial nuclear power plants, and for transportation accidents involving radioactive materials.
    • Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness (CSEPP) that assists the State and local governments to improve emergency planning and preparedness in communities near military chemical stockpile storage sites.

    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.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - This position may require mandatory travel for emergencies.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/573945300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.