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    The ideal candidate for this position has current knowledge, skills, and experience in fire/arson investigation, courtroom testimony, and forensic evidence collection. This position starts at a salary of $103,690.00 (GS-13, step 1). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the United States Fire Administration/National Fire Academy Division 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 plan, design, and develop the National Fire Academy curriculum.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Processing a fire scene, setup and staging of student activity areas, moving items, and engaging in oral communication.
    • Planning, designing, and developing the National Fire Academy curriculum; developing, evaluating and revising courses within the curriculum area.
    • Serving as functional area expert and USFA program manager for specifically assigned specialty program areas.
    • Initiating recommendations for the development, revision, and presentation of educational systems and courses for assigned areas and providing on-campus and off-campus consultation in specialty area(s) to end users and national, state, and local level organizations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel requirement is 5%.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/592729600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.