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    The ideal candidate for this position will be using instructional and educational technologies to analyze, design, and develop instructor-led and distance learning instruction. This position starts at a salary of $64,822 (GS-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Resilience, National Preparedness Directorate, Center for Domestic Preparedness 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 serve as an Instructional Systems Specialist, you will be responsible for:

    • Serving as subject matter expert and/or project lead for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of relevant and educationally effective curriculum.
    • Analyzing learning situations and problems, selecting instructional strategies using accepted methods, and designing and developing test and assessment instruments to evaluate performance.
    • Developing and revising instructional material and exercise guides to include lesson plans, student guides, job aides, instructional media, training games, etc. and providing quality control for developed or revised courseware.
    • Conferring with subject matter experts, external agencies, and jurisdiction subject matter experts to assess training needs, develop instructional materials, and achieve project objectives.
    • Serving as a developer for the FEMA enterprise learning content management system (LCMS).

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional 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/596306500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.