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    The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge of the Public Assistance Grant Program and its governing authority, policies, and procedures as well as experience supervising a diverse staff of employees in multiple locations. This position starts at a salary of $122,530 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Recovery 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 Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist. Typical assignments include:

    • Developing strategic and operational goals and objectives, and developing, implementing, and monitoring program plans and schedules.
    • Assigning work to subordinates, establishing time frames and priorities, preparing performance standards and evaluating performance.
    • Providing expert advice, guidance, and interpretation of laws, regulations, and policies that govern the Public Assistance program.
    • Performing quality assurance and approval of written analyses and other products to ensure they effectively communicate decisions and adhere to program eligibility criteria.
    • Directing the development of national-level policies, guidance, and serving a top advisor on technical matters related to policy issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel maybe required for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/591383300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.