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    The ideal candidate for this position will be have experience managing internal and external communications efforts for a broad audience and be capable of supporting several projects simultaneously to completion. This position starts at a salary of $60,129 (GS-9), with promotion potential to $87,198 (GS-12 grade level). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Resilience 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 responsible for supporting the National Preparedness Directorate (NPD), National Exercise Division (NED), Analytics and Narrative Management Section as a management and program analyst.

    Typical assignments include: 

    GS-9:

    • Assisting in the development of documentation for the Analytics and Narrative Management Section Chief (e.g., talking points, memoranda, all hands emails, briefing slides, and other written documents).
    • Supporting the development of and updating communications plans and products (e.g., shared messages, topline talking points, PowerPoint templates) to ensure maximum usage by the entire division.
    • Coordinating communications activities between NED, External Affairs, and Office of External Communications, and assisting the division in responding to inquiries such as requests for talking points and requests for information.
    • Assisting in writing reports and briefings as well as providing recommendations and/or solutions on draft agency policies, procedures and talking points for leadership. Meeting tasked deadlines through the support of the team lead and other team members.
    • Engaging with and assisting other members of the Analytics and Narrative Management Section to support inter-divisional projects such as development of cross-cutting priorities, strategic planning, or performance measures.

    Typical assignments include: 

    GS-11:

    • With little supervision, managing the development of documentation for the Analytics and Narrative Management Section Chief (e.g., talking points, memoranda, all hands emails, briefing slides, and other written documents).
    • Developing and updating communications plans and products (e.g., shared messages, topline talking points, PowerPoint templates) to ensure maximum usage by the entire division.
    • Coordinating communications activities between NED, External Affairs, and Office of External Communications, and assisting the division in responding to inquiries such as requests for talking points and requests for information.
    • Under limited supervision, preparing written reports and briefings as well as providing recommendations and/or solutions on draft agency policies, procedures and talking points for leadership. Managing multiple assignments, conflicting priorities, and meet competing deadlines through the support of the team lead and other team members.
    • Engaging and collaborating with other members of the Analytics and Narrative Management Section pertaining to complex inter-divisional projects such as development of cross-cutting priorities, strategic planning, or performance measures.

    Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel 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/588791100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.