Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist Job in DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Vacancy No. Department Federal Emergency Management Agency
Salary $96,970.00 to $126,062.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/20/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/20/2018

  • Salary

    $96,970 to $126,062 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    IC 13

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Term - Temporary - Not to Exceed 2 Years


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    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 for additional information.

    The individual will serve as the Supervisory Assistant Public Assistance (PA) Training Section Chief at FEMA Headquarters, where they will assist in the development and implementation of the national Public Assistance training strategy. The individual will assist the Section Chief in the management of team leads, coordinate with appropriate internal and external stakeholders to ensure PA Training Section teams are able to meet all mission requirements. The ideal candidate will have experience in the following: implementing the Public Assistance program, delivering training on the Public Assistance Program, and developing adult education curriculum. This position starts at a salary of $96,970 (IC-13).

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Training Delivery team within FEMA.

    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.

    This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.

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    In this position, you will administer FEMA disaster recovery programs and develop related policies, guidance and training to support the recovery of communities affected by disaster.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Providing administrative and technical supervision to the staff of the Public Assistance (PA) training section;
    • Coordinating and supporting the implementation of disaster recovery services and programs;
    • Managing components of emergency management programs and activities during response and recovery operations;
    • Leading the coordination and development of disaster recovery training, exercises and assistance; and

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 OR at 11:59 pm ET on the date the 200th application is received, whichever comes first.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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