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The individual will serve as the Public Assistance (PA) Process Improvement Section Chief at FEMA Headquarters, where they will oversee the national Public Assistance delivery model processes for the PA Program. They will manage the PA Process Improvement Section and be responsible to implement lessons learned and work with regional and headquarters leadership to continuously improve the performance of the Public Assistance program. The section will analyze after-action reports and process-change requests submitted by deployed staff, develop and refine operations manuals and position-specific guidance documents, and develop pilot processes to test improvements to program delivery. This position starts at a salary of $114,590 (IC-14).
Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the PA Process Improvement 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.
In this position, you will serve as a senior-level advisor to the Federal Coordinating Officer, Operations Officer, and the Public Assistance Group Supervisor on recovery issues.
Typical assignments include:
- Coordinating with stakeholders to build and improve capabilities necessary for Stafford Act program administration and recovery operations.
- Providing programmatic determinations and provides guidance to state and local governmental officials
- Managing components of program(s) and activities during crisis response, including recovery activation and operations.
- Providing advice, counsel, and instruction to employees on both work and administrative matter
Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.
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.