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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in emergency management, operational planning, and building partnerships across organizations. This position starts at a salary of $95,012 (GS-13).  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of Region IX Office of the Regional Administrator 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 perform emergency management work including managing, coordinating, and executing Federal emergency all-hazards preparedness activities.Typical assignments include:

    • Identifying and assessing risk; estimating capability requirements; building and sustaining capabilities; planning to deliver capabilities; validating capabilities; and reviewing and updating plans, capabilities, and resources to ensure they remain relevant.
    • Identifying risk reduction opportunities, methods to reduce future risks, and the development and maintenance of hazard mitigation plans, procedures, and assessments.
    • Implementing FEMA's recovery programs, to include the development of housing strategies, cost recovery planning, debris planning, and ensuring the appropriate implementation and rapid closeout of Public Assistance grants.
    • Providing assistance as a planning representative in the coordination of emergency response and preparedness training, exercises and assistance.
    • Conducting mission-oriented analyses of difficult and complex survivor-centric emergency response and assistance issues to assist partners with operational planning and building response capabilities.
    • Coordinating deliberate planning activities across internal and external partners.
    • Preparing information papers and briefings for senior officials and partners, which involves compiling, reconciling and correlating data from a variety of sources with different requirements and formats where data must be carefully cross-checked, analyzed, and interpreted to ensure accuracy.
    • Coordinating FEMA messaging to support to increase efficiency and share real-time, accurate information.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel May be required up to 25% of the time

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613430800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.