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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience executing Federal Regulations; coordinating with stakeholders; reviewing plans; managing deadlines; developing, coordinating, and conducting exercises; improving readiness with Federal, State, and local partners. This position starts at a salary of $99,941 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 10 team within FEMA.

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    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 this position, you will serve as an Emergency Management Specialist (Preparedness) in Region 10 to provide expert technical assistance and program delivery support. Typical assignments include: 

    • Implementing emergency management standards, regulations, practices, training, and procedures to identify, minimize or eliminate hazards and threats with a focus on readiness.
    • Conducting assessments of emergency plans and preparedness policies, procedures, and provides recommendations for inadequate preparedness functional areas.
    • Preparing a variety of reports, information papers, and briefings concerning emergency planning and preparedness practices to gain program support and describe program accountability for all FEMA stakeholders.
    • Developing regional plans to ensure the capability to continue essential functions during all hazards.
    • Evaluating emergency management processes, execution plans, and standard operating procedures for compliance with established emergency management directives, regulations, policies, laws, standards, and guidance; providing technical advice on emergency planning and preparedness activities associated with natural and/or man-made disasters.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel of 25% or less may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584415600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.