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    The ideal candidate will possess superior technical experience with continuity communications and information technology systems, experience with continuity doctrine, as well as managing multiple programs and projects. This position starts at a salary of $122,530 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Resilience 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 function as a key part of a leadership team responsible for coordinating the implementation of continuity plans and programs for the Federal Executive branch. Typical assignments include:

    • Leading team efforts to plan, coordinate, conduct, and evaluate training and/or exercises of national scope and significance in accordance with current doctrine.
    • Managing assignments of national scope and significance, serving as an expert in the formulation and promulgation of national program guidelines, policies, plans, and procedures for effective implementation of programs.
    • Assessing, inspecting, or evaluating continuity preparedness, management, s & warnings, contingency, and security processes, plans, procedures, or guidance for compliance with established laws, regulations, policies, standards, and guidance.
    • Managing components of continuity programs and activities in preparation for a catastrophic emergency, activation, operations, and reconstitution.

    Travel Required

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

    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/613892300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.