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    The ideal candidate will perform work that pertains to planning, analyzing, and/or evaluating the effectiveness of operating various budget programs. The incumbent provides procurement and budget planning services in support of the directorate. This position starts at a salary of $72,030 (GS-11), with promotion potential to $112,240 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the NPD team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    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 the position of Program Specialist (Budget), you will be working within the National Preparedness Directorate, Office of the Assistant Administrator (NPD/OAA). Typical assignments include:

    • Supports the preparation of program budget reports and justifications for appropriations; obtains control figures for all programs.
    • Manages travel, travel cards, spend plans, and procurement trackers. Reviews procurement actions for accuracy, appropriateness, procedural requirements and compliance with agency appropriate federal procurement regulations. Analyzes and integrates program financial, technical and procurement information.
    • Helps to develop deadlines, projects and assignments to be completed based on the fiscal year cycle. Resolves minor conflicts independently and informs the supervisor of potential controversial matters as they occur.
    • Works in a team setting to coordinate and prepare budget justification language and procurement needs with senior leadership in accordance with regulations and guidance from OAA, FEMA, DHS, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
    • Manages important and sensitive fiscal budget and procurement matters with internal and external stakeholders.

    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 travel (5%).

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580948800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.