This is to create a ready pool of volunteers for DHS FEMA SFC, FEMA and SBA ODA in case of national disasters. This is a temporary detail, as stated, the IRS is gathering up potential volunteers in case federal agencies are called upon to serve our nation by providing relief to those impacted by national disasters.Learn more about this agency
This vacancy may be used to fill positions as needed from DHS, FEMA and/or SBA to help with disaster recovery efforts.
What kind of work does a DHS FEMA Surge Capacity Force volunteer perform? The Department of Homeland Security FEMA SCF provides support to disaster survivors by helping them navigate the available programs and register for Federal disaster assistance. However, you could be asked to work in program areas such as: Logistics, Public Assistance (debris monitoring), Individual Assistance (aid to survivors), Disaster Survivor Assistance (outreach to the public about available disaster assistance programs), Information Technology, Human Resources, Finance, External Affairs, Acquisition, and Planning. The SCF program will collect additional information on your individual and professional skillsets to potentially fill roles across all of FEMA’s disaster programs on an as needed basis.
What kind of work does a FEMA detail perform? Same as above. FEMA and DHS FEMA SCF work hand in hand on the same projects.
What kind of work does a Small Business Administration/Office of Disaster Assistance volunteer perform? The SBA/ODA helps homeowners, renters, and businesses throughout the U.S. affected by disasters in recover and rebuild their lives. There are a variety of positions to be filled examples as follows: Construction Analysts (Loss Verifiers), Information Technology Specialist, Administrative and Program Support Assistants, Loan Processing/Credit Analysis/Mortgage Underwriting, Document Preparation/Legal Review/ Loan Closings, Human Resources, and Call Center Disaster Recovery Specialist (DRS).
In addition - Current IRS Managers may be asked to take on a Leadership or Management role overseeing other volunteers normally from the parent (IRS) agency.
Note: These are just examples based on prior recovery efforts and is not meant to be all inclusive. The nature of the work depends on the crisis and requirements to complete the assigned mission.
76% or greater - Will be sent where needed. Volunteer's travel following IRS travel processes. Specific guidelines will be provided to volunteers that are selected for deployment.
01 - No promotion, selected volunteers remain at current grade.
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