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    The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong critical thinking and leadership skills and have substantive knowledge of emergency response programs. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the ability to work under tight timelines and high stress environments. This position starts at a salary of $97,078 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region IV 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 lead a team of professionals working toward the enhancement of an established organizational analysis program that includes tenants of threat/risk analysis, forecasting (predictive) analysis, and crisis action planning. Typical assignments include:

    • Formulating strategies that address the deployment and employment of resources (personnel, teams and commodities) including allocation to multiple incident/events.
    • Conducting a rapid analysis and interpretation of multiple streams of data and information to formulate contextual impact (damage) projections and development of recommendations (Courses of Action) in coordination with regional program leads and Emergency Support Function (ESF) partners for Regional response actions to leadership.
    • Conducting initial operational and post disaster strategic planning for active disasters.
    • Conveying technical information in written and oral formats to a variety of audiences, including members of the Senior Executive Service, through the facilitation of meetings, presentations and/or briefings.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Non-emergency travel up to 25% may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589470600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.