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    The ideal candidate for this position will possess experience in project/grants management, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, risk communication, regulatory compliance, and stakeholder engagements to support flood insurance studies and the Risk Map program. This position starts at a salary of $81,638 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region IV team 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 FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 Civil Engineer. Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as advisor, technical representative, and engineering expert for the Mitigation Division programs that require difficult, diverse, and complex planning, implementation and engineering expertise including defending controversial findings in public or high-level forums.
    • Performing a full range of project and grants management duties, including ensuring documentation and grants management protocols are followed, appropriate method for conducting a study is chosen, and the cost associated with the studies is monitored.
    • Supporting Risk Analysis Branch Chief with the development, organization, and implementation of short- and long-term plans to identify areas of mapping needs or mitigation opportunities. Duties require project and grants management capabilities.
    • Collaborating with Federal Agencies, State agencies, and local governments in the development and review of flood hazard information as well adherence to current agency regulations, guidance, policy, and procedures.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - This position may require non-emergency travel up to 50%.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/614427000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.