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    The ideal candidate for this position will serve as an expert for information technology principles, concepts, methods, and practices capable of directing and monitoring technical specialists in all phases of system development, deployment, and sustainment. This position starts at a salary of $122,530 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Response and Recovery team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    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 Supervisory IT Program Manager. Typical assignments include:

    • Directing the preparation of a backup plan for continuity of operations of computer operations to maintain support for critical user applications.
    • Developing plans and strategies, user requirements and specifications to support use of automation within FEMA.
    • Providing oversight and approval of project plans including engineering and information assurance standard processes to support all FEMA acquisitions.
    • Planning, coordinating and approving efforts for all phases of the software development lifecycle.
    • Managing, leading, and conveying recommended alternatives and plans to leadership under broadly defined mission to develop a common business approach for the FEMA product lines.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Non-emergency travel 10%.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613442900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.