FEMA Employment – Emergency Management Specialist

Website FEMA

Job Description:

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. 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Exercising a broad range of managerial and supervisory authorities and responsibilities for a subordinate staff that directly support the HM Strategy for each disaster.
  • Reviewing Preliminary Damage Assessments and other disaster data to determine extent and location of damages and type of projects that may need to be developed.
  • Reviewing Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning.
  • Identifying completed HM projects to determine effectiveness.
  • Identifying needs and ensuring technical assistance is provided to States, Tribes, and local communities on HM grants and planning.
  • Determines status of State, Tribal, and local government hazard mitigation plans.

Job Requirements:

  • Travel will be required.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
  • Selective service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.
  • Please review “Other Information” section for additional key requirements.

Job Details:

Company: FEMA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Jackson, MS, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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