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    This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position located within FEMA’s Office of Response and Recovery. The Deputy Director, Public Assistance Division is responsible for developing, managing, directing, and evaluating all Division programs and activities; overseeing the development and administration of policies and procedures for all assigned programs; and managing, directing, and ensuring accountability for all work of the Division. 

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    Serves as the principal advisor to the Division Director on the development and maintenance of program policies and procedures, and analyzes the capabilities and resources needed for pending and on-going recovery issues as they relate to the provision of the Public Assistance program. The incumbent represents a highly visible program to the Directorate, Agency, Department, Administration, Congress, citizens, and other external stakeholders involved in disasters. This position reports to the Division Director, Public Assistance Division.

    The incumbent manages the Public Assistance Program to provide supplemental Federal disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly owned facilities, and facilities of certain private non-profit organizations while also encouraging the protection of these damaged facilities from future events by providing assistance for hazard mitigation measures during the recovery process.

    The incumbent develops and maintains relationships with State, tribal, and local governments as well as certain private, non-profit organizations to ensure the success of the Public Assistance Programs so that communities can quickly respond to and recover from disasters declared by the President. 

    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

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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