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    The ideal candidate has experience supporting Human Resource Specialist (Executive Resources) requirements. This position starts at a salary of $60,129 (GS-09) with promotion potential to $72,750 (GS-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Executive Resources 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.

    This position is in the OCCHCO Executive Office, Executive Resources and supports the requirements of the Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level (SL), Scientific Professional (ST), Presidential Appointees, Schedule C employees, SES Candidate Development Program, Executive Resources Board, Performance Review Board, and Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) staff to meet the leadership demands for FEMA.  Typical duties include:

    • Assisting with studies and projects in Human Resource (HR) management functions relating to Presidential Appointees, Senior Executives, Schedule C employees, Intergovernmental Personnel Act assignments, SES Candidate Development Program, SES Performance Program, and the SES Biennial Program. 
    • Assisting with human resources processes, issues and executive resources cases.
    • Following policies for the functioning of the executive personnel system.
    • Supporting agency programs, goals, and mission accomplishment and representation within the Department.
    • Processing payroll and personnel actions in human resource systems for executive personnel.

    Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require non-emergency travel (5%)

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/592508400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.