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    The ideal candidate for this position has experience with preparedness plans and the interrelationship with other government entities to successfully implement emergency management systems and capabilities. This position starts at a salary of $102,188 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 5team 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 serve as a regional technical advisor for off-site preparedness activities associated with radiological emergency preparedness program (REPP). Typical assignments include:

    • Ensuring that State and regional personnel receive all relevant training in accordance with the REPP National Training Program.
    • Tracking and reporting on programmatic demands, activities, funds, expenditures, production, and staff assignments.
    • Initiating, writing, and interpreting regional REPP policy, regulations, reports and position papers.
    • Serving as REPP off-site exercise director and authorized agent to represent the Region at meetings and conferences with senior Federal officials, State and local government officials and private sector on all regional REPP activities.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel of 25% or less may be required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589228200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.