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    The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate knowledge of disaster operations, directives, laws, policies and regulations to analyze and exercise guidance and programs as a part of emergency management operations. Position starts at a salary of $72,750 (GS-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Response & Recovery, Planning Division, Exercise Branch 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. Typical assignments include:

    • Evaluating and producing direction regarding efficiency issues and evaluation of major administrative aspects of substantive, mission-oriented programs.
    • Providing coordination and assistance to DHS departments, FEMA regions, and other Federal/State government agencies to ensure the capability to continue essential functions during any event or incident.
    • Providing support in the planning, coordination, or direct execution of consolidated regionalized feedback on exercises in accordance with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
    • Supporting emergency management processes, plans, standard operating procedures, and guidance for compliance with established emergency management directives, regulations, policies, laws, standards, and guidance; providing technical advice on response activities associated with natural and/or man-made disasters.
    • Supporting emergency management processes, plans, standard operating procedures, or guidance for compliance with established emergency management directives, regulations, policies, laws, standards, and guidance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Non-emergency travel 50%.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588776500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.