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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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    Responsibilities

    The ideal candidate for this serves as the Hazard Mitigation 406 enhancing resilience of buildings and infrastructure for communities, as well as, communicate risk reduction techniques and program requirements to external audiences. This position starts at a salary of $55,204.00 (IC-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), Insurance and Mitigation Readiness Division team within FEMA.

    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.

    The ideal candidate for this serves as the Hazard Mitigation 406 enhancing resilience of buildings and infrastructure for communities, as well as, communicate risk reduction techniques and program requirements to external audiences. This position starts at a salary of $55,204.00 (IC-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), Insurance and Mitigation Readiness Division team within FEMA.

    • You will be responsible for performing Emergency Management Specialist (Mitigation) work. Typical duties include:
    • Reviewing sub-grant applications and project worksheets for potential Mitigation opportunities.
    • Collecting and evaluating relevant information for the affected area.
    • Submitting Hazard Mitigation Proposals (HMPs) and other reports and documentation online using PA Grants Manager software.
    • Performing inspections and assessments of damaged sites and identify mitigation.
    • Identifying mitigation opportunities in collaboration with Public Assistance (PA).

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - This position requires 100% of travel to disaster sites

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581630100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.