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    The ideal candidate has experience leading and managing strategic requirements and projects in support of Human Resources processing automated systems and identifying systemic issues to implement corrective actions in a fast-paced operation, while managing a large staff. This position starts at a salary of $122,530 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the HR Operations, Processing 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 the strategic requirements and projects that support Human Resources processing automated systems and identifying systemic issues to implement corrective actions in a fast-paced operation, while managing a large staff. Typical assignments include:

    • Supervising a team of employees engaged in the processing of federal personnel actions into an automated system including PeopleSoft, EmpowHR.
    • Managing the workload and assignments for team members.
    • Identifying issues, initiatives, and coordinating research, and preparing and reviewing position papers, memorandum, and other materials.
    • Conducting continuing evaluations of the effectiveness and adequacy of programs, operations, work methods, and techniques.
    • Identifying systemic issues and implementing corrective action to ensure the timely and accurate processing of actions and proper maintenance of personnel records.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position may require non-emergency travel (20%)

    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/592190000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.