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    The ideal candidate should be experienced working with the National Flood Insurance Flood Program (NFIP) with an emphasis on hazard
    mitigation grants. The ideal candidate should also be skilled in interacting with local, state, and federal officials. This position starts at a salary of $106,471 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the hazard mitigation 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 serve as a regional senior advisor and liaison providing guidance on policy, programs, operations, and administrative matters. Typical assignments include:

    • Providing senior leadership with program evaluation results that are utilized in the resource management process for greater program effectiveness.
    • Providing advice and recommendations that form the basis for decision making by senior officials concerning long term major programs.
    • Advising management regarding the potential positive and negative effects of proposed actions.
    • Monitoring progress of program activities to identify areas where trends or significant deviations from plans and schedules are developing of have developed.
    • Planning, organizing and carrying out annual and long range budgeting oversight of assigned programs.
    • Providing expert advices and guidance to senior leadership on the best course of action to successfully budget for program essentials.
    • Classifying program planning specifics through discussions and meetings with representatives of various organizations.
    • Maintaining continuing liaison efforts with staff and involved program review authorities to keep informed of changes and decisions relevant to assigned projects.
    • Preparing timely and detailed response related to program apportionment, budget, and inter/intra agency inquires
    • Participating in briefings to provide information planning, scheduling and financial aspects of program plans.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% will be required for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589425400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.