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    The ideal candidate for this position will have strong interpersonal communication skills, experience coordinating projects or programs, planning and complex problem solving that leads toward greater collaboration in intergovernmental affairs. This position starts at a salary of $92,143 (GS-13).  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of Region V11, National 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 a program manager with duties related to federal emergency disaster preparedness for intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters. and other humanitarian emergencies. Typical assignments include:

    • Performing substantive mission-oriented work and serves as a program manager and advisor to the Federal Preparedness Coordinator and State Emergency Management Agency professional staff.
    • Ensuring preparedness program activities are executed in accordance with laws, regulations and guidance documents applicable to FEMA.
    • Serving as a regional liaison in the emergency planning and preparedness area ensuring all stakeholders are engaged in efforts designed to reduce the effects of disasters on critical infrastructure and the environment.
    • Performing technical writing functions, requiring substantial knowledge of the various areas of emergency management and of the specialized terminology required.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel up to 25% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597969600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.