The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with supervisory oversight for a team that manage and coordinates with other entities of emergency response resources in dealing with crises. This position starts at a salary of $144,128 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Response and Recovery, Response Directorate, Planning Division, Regional Planning Branch team within FEMA.
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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 Emergency Management Specialist. Typical assignments include:
- Determining the appropriate methods of best accomplishing branch goals and objectives.
- Establishing project and planning priorities and determines which projects to initiate, modify, delete, or postpone.
- Providing direction and oversight of activities and programs supporting operational planning efforts.
- Designing, conducting, and evaluating exercises that validate operational plans.
- Coordinating intra- and inter-agency operational planning or exercise initiatives to achieve unity of effort across the federal response and recovery enterprise.
- Planning and establishing an organizational analysis program that encompasses extremely large, difficult, and diverse projects dealing with catastrophic planning or exercises for a major agency component.
Occasional travel - Occasional nonemergency travel may be required.
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