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    Summary

    This position is being announced under FEMA's Incident Management Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (IM-CORE) Program.  This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply in selections of IM-CORE employees.

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    Responsibilities

    The ideal candidate will dealing with development, implementation and compliance regarding occupational safety and health programs. Experience with safety regulations including: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Fire/Life Safety Code Regulations, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers 55 and 62.

    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 member of the Office of Chief Administrative Officer, Environmental, Safety, and Health Division, Disaster Safety Operations Branch, as senior technical advisor to the Federal Coordinating Officer on all occupational safety and health concerns affecting and arising from an incident.  Typical assignments include:

    • Leading and coordinating life safety, occupational safety and health programs at disaster operations;
    • Leading health and safety investigations;
    • Maintaining relationships with key stakeholders;
    • Ensuring and training appropriate implementation of instruments and safety procedures.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599890300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.