FEMA Job Openings – Emergency Management Specialist

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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. 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Using customer service skills to facilitate the delivery of all aspects of the Public Assistance program to applicants; to include applying policy and procedure to damage assessments, disaster surveys, and public assistance recovery operations.
  • Meeting with applicants throughout all phases of the disaster recovery process to provide advice, guidance and technical assistance on laws, policies and regulations.
  • Managing recovery programs and projects; to include site inspections, summarizing damages, communicating requirements for assistance, managing applicant expectations, and using FEMA’s delivery model to track projects.
  • Coordinating with stakeholders on emergency management initiatives; to include participating in informational meetings and gatherings to the general public to communicate program eligibility requirements to larger audiences.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Travel will be required.
  • 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: Mobile AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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