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    The ideal candidate for this position will be detailed oriented, analytical and strategic thinker with strong oral and written communication skills. This position starts at a salary of $ 142,701(GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Policy and Program Analysis 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 supervises the Enterprise Resource Planning Division (ERPD) in the Office of Policy and Program Analysis. ERPD provides analysis and advice to the Administrator of
    FEMA, Deputy Administrator, Associate Administrator of Policy and Program Analysis, and Agency management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of government programs. Typical assignments include:

    • Work includes developing long-range program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones or evaluates the effectiveness of programs conducted throughout the Agency.
    • Develops and composes performance-oriented position papers, special purpose reports, and other documents for use in presentations, program development, policy formulation, data processing, and other organizational purposes.
    • Coordinates with leadership throughout FEMA as well as DHS, OMB, Congress, and other authorities/stakeholders.
    • Negotiates effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial agency resources, require extensive changes in established procedures, or may be in conflict with the direction of the activity studied.
    • Supervises the planning and implementation of analytical and evaluative assignments and renders expert advice.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584464200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.