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.Learn more about this agency
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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 report to the Civil Rights Cadre of Office of Equal Rights. You will serves as Lead Civil Rights Advisor (CRLD) (Civil Rights Analyst) responsible for evaluating and reporting on Federal enforcement of civil rights laws as acting as authority on programs and activities having direct or indirect impact on the posture of the FEMA Civil Rights to ensure civil rights principles have been incorporated in all stages of a disaster response, recovery and long-term activities. Typical assignments include:
- Ensuring no member of the public shall be, denied the benefits of, deprived of participation in, or discriminated against in any program or activity carried out by FEMA or by a recipient of federal financial assistance from FEMA.
- Ensuring equitable and impartial delivery of FEMA programs and activities to individuals with disabilities and/or individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) requires affirmative responsibilities such as providing equal programmatic and effective communications access to individuals with disabilities and providing individuals with limited English proficiency meaningful access to FEMA programs and activities, particularly during disaster operations.
- Developing opportunities to build sustainable, long term relationship with potential external stakeholder; private and/or private not-for-profit organizations, FEMA Directorates, Program and/or Offices, and other federal agencies.
- Providing technical assistance and training to program offices in connection with notice requirements in general and for public meetings and events, training open to the public, and, but no limited to the delivery of disaster assistance.
- Overseeing the development of a civil rights focused culture throughout programs and activities conducted directly by FEMA, those carried out by contractors on behalf of FEMA, and those receiving federal financial assistance.
76% or greater - IM-CORE employees are hired to work on temporary duty assignments in deployed positions anywhere that FEMA responds to a disaster declaration. FEMA has established 300 days per year as the targeted number of days of disaster duty assignments. IM-CORE employees are assigned to duty stations at their home address for pay purposes and for the location of their non-deployed work assignments, to include on-boarding related work assignments.
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