This position is being announced under FEMA's Incident Management Assistant Team (IMAT) Program. This is a 4-year temporary appointment in the Excepted service. This position is located on the National IMAT Team and has a starting salary range of $27.62 per hour to $31.77 per hour; however, the maximum salary possible in this position is $52.08 per hour. Salary listed includes locality pay.Learn more about this agency
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EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: IMAT employees are subject to a 24-hour on call work schedules in the event of an emergency and be willing to be relocated to emergency sites with little notice. The teams deploy as soon as notified to respond and are on the scene within 12 hours. Once on scene, the teams operate and function under intense physical and mental stress until the response mission is accomplished. This service will require irregular and/or long working hours which may be under austere environments that include living and working in temporary facilities such as tents, warehouse, or other expediently established facilities, significant damage to critical infrastructure that prevents ready access to potable water (other than for drinking), other than basic medical care, and other routinely available services. Work may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description and may involve some physical exertion including activities such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; carrying and lifting of moderately heavy items (up to 50 pounds).
Typical Assignments include:
- Verifying all Mission Assignment documentation is complete, accurate, processed, and approved and verifies all signatory approvals.
- Determining if organizational structure is appropriate based upon supervisor's direction and ensure that the structure and staffing are Incident Command System (ICS) compliant.
- Identifying cross-programmatic issues and works cooperatively with other program areas to resolve.
- Facilitating full and accurate communication of mission assignment status among mission assignment managers to promote smooth operations of the mission assignment function for the incident and successful transition between shifts, locations, and personnel.
When not deployed, the incumbent reports to the Operations Section Chief and will participate in exercises at the national, regional, and state levels.
Typical duties include:
- Provide input for the development of and participates in the execution and documentation of functions and plans that affect critical aspects of FEMA's mission, operational responses, and programs.
- Provide basic instruction on disaster-related topics to regions, state, and local authorities.
- Participate in the development of regional catastrophic planning for all-hazard responses.
75% or less - IMAT members will deploy to emergency sites. IMAT members will travel to disasters, offices, trainings, meetings, or for other job related reasons. Non-emergency travel may be required.
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