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    The ideal candidate for this position have experience performing policy review, and conducting research and analysis to provide recommendations for leadership on interpretation of Public Assistance (PA) eligibility based on law, regulation and policy, This position starts at a salary of $82,696 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 6 team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    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 be reviewing and editing Public Assistance correspondence, memoranda, determination letters and memoranda, and responses to internal and external inquiries Typical assignments include:

    • Reviewing and interpreting PA law, regulation and policy to provide guidance and recommendations to leadership.
    • Drafting white papers, correspondence, and approval/denial memos based on FEMA PA policy.
    • Reviewing procurement documentation and legal memoranda to provide opinion on adherence to federal policy.
    • Tracking determination memos via SharePoint or Microsoft Excel.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584806500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.