The Recovery Directorate is responsible for providing the core Federal disaster recovery capability needed to save lives, reduce suffering, and protect property and communities throughout the Nation that have been overwhelmed by the impact of an incident, regardless of cause.
The incumbent serves as Director for the Interagency Coordination Division, responsible for the development and implementation of the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) and the coordination of the Recovery Support Function Leadership Group (RSFLG) interagency body and its unified support during disaster operations. The Division also leads the Community Assistance Recovery Support Function under the NDRF and the Federal Disaster Recovery Officer (FDRO) disaster cadre.
The incumbent serves as the principal advisor to the Assistant Administrator and Deputy Assistant Administrator for Recovery on the coordination and application of interagency capabilities during disaster operations, analyzes interagency capabilities and joint resources needed to support long term community recovery.
The incumbent develops and maintains partnerships with interagency senior executives, State, tribal, and local governments as well as private sector partners to promote local capacity building, and the rapid coordination and negotiation of interagency response and recovery resources to ensure that communities can quickly recover from disasters.
The incumbent continuously evaluates the application and availability of interagency resources to improve service delivery, maximize available assistance and improve recovery outcomes.
The incumbent directs and manages the staff of the Interagency Coordination Division. Determines staffing needs, develops plans for organizational change, determines resource requirements and the proper allocation of resources.
The incumbent develops interagency plans and resource roadmaps to support multiple, simultaneous events of catastrophic size. Leads the coordination of disaster recovery efforts for long-term community and economic recovery for localities, states, and tribes in which such events occur.
The incumbent assists the Assistant Administrator and Deputy Assistant Administrator in assessing the impact of Administration guidance and/or new legislation on the coordination and availability of interagency recovery resources. Develops processes for realigning the Division's workload to meet new and/or changing program and planning requirements.
The incumbent represents the Assistant Administrator or Deputy Assistant Administrator on major considerations within assigned areas at meetings, briefings, hearings, and conferences with key officials within and outside DHS/FEMA such as members of Congress and Congressional Committees, White House and OMB officials, Governors, other Government officials, national stakeholders and the private sector.
The incumbent maintains extensive and substantive liaison at the senior and executive levels of government. Contacts are required to gather information and influence, motivate and effect solutions to complex and often controversial issues and problems. The incumbent is required to chair and/or participate in conferences, meetings, activities and to effectively represent the views of the agency.
Carries out EEO policies and communicates support of these policies to subordinates and all employees. equality in determining qualifications, selections, assignments, training, promotions, discipline, and awards to employees Cooperates with and participates in the development of an EEO affirmative action plan and efforts regarding staffing, motivation, and training to develop all employees. Ensures that minorities and women are considered for training opportunities and are also nominated/appointed to boards and committees. Coordinate efforts with EEO officials during the development and execution of policies affecting personnel.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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.
To begin your online application, click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register or sign into USAJOBS, take the online questionnaire, and submit the required documents. See Required Documents section for more detail.
We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online or do not have access to the internet (e.g., applicant experiencing documented system issues, applicant does not have access to the internet, etc.), you may be able to submit a manual application and the required forms. To do so, please contact the Human Resources Specialist listed in the Agency Contact Information prior to the close of this announcement.
Once your application is received, an evaluation of your qualifications will be conducted. Our evaluation will be based on the information you supply. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability, and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers. You will be notified of the outcome.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders. interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.
Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.