The ideal candidate for this position will have expertise in codes, specifications, standards compliance regulations to review grant applications and provide technical assistance to 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 FIMA team within FEMA.Learn more about this agency
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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 be a Civil Engineer. Typical assignments include:
- Feasibility, Cost Estimating, and Benefit-Cost Analysis subject matter expert who will also review Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) grant applications
- Subject matter expert on codes, specifications, and standards and regulations compliance.
- Subject matter expert on any of Architecture, or Engineering Disciplines, ie. Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, etc.
- 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 HMA management to ensure leadership and management are aware of the status of reviews and any potential risks that must be managed.
Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.
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