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    The ideal candidate for this position will have actuary certification and will have experience in the insurance industry. This position starts at a salary of $144,128 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the FIMA 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 FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 the Division Director for Reinsurance and Analytics Division, leading the NFIPs reinsurance effort and performing analytics on financial stability of the program. Typical assignments include:

    • Performing analytical studies of an exceedingly complex and mathematical nature and incorporating actuarial projections and economic analyses into alternative program designs, rates structures, reinsurance mechanisms and alternative approaches.
    • Leading and undertaking actuarial analysis, rate making, mathematical and statistical analysis.
    • Providing technical direction and coordination of work efforts and reviewing work products for staff developing systems for modeling analytical or reporting purpose.
    • Serving as a senior representative for FIMA with contractor staff, insurance companies and their industry advisory groups, and others in the interpretation of policy matters concerning actuarial aspects of the NFIP.
    • Preparing and presenting briefings; interpreting and defending studies and results.
    • Serving as an actuarial expert representative of the agency in meeting with key Congressional staff, major industry leaders and national stakeholder organizations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596122100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.