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    The ideal candidate for this position will be a proven leader experienced in Public Assistance functions and programs with demonstrated skills in motivating & building teams, developing long-term strategies and solutions, & successfully managing multiple personnel.  This position starts at a salary of $109,993.  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of Region Seven's Recovery (Public Assistance) 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 a senior-level advisor to the Regional Administrator (RA), Deputy Regional Administrator (DRA) and Recovery Division Director on programmatic and recovery issues. Typical assignments include:

    • Implementing and delivering the full range of Public Assistance programs and coordinating with stakeholders. Program components include, but are not limited to: disaster damage assessment teams, technical assistance teams, public assistance operations within the disaster field offices and other field offices, and other operational elements as directed.
    • Interacting with the state emergency management directors and their senior staffs; providing updates on public assistance policy and procedure changes, feedback on operational issues, advising and counseling on declaration request preparation, and resolving conflicts that arise to the senior level.
    • Exercising supervisory responsibility for ensuring regional public assistance operations are executed in accordance with headquarters guidance and that they follow emergency management-related directives, regulations, policies, laws and guidance in order to provide survivor-centric assistance.
    • Serving as a technical authority in Public Assistance programs, representing FEMA in a variety of meetings with Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector groups to provide interpretation of agency programs, policies, and regulations.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 25% or less non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596918300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.