FEMA hiring regional administrators in Oakland, Atlanta

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking regional administrators to serve as the primary coordinators between all programs in its Oakland and Atlanta offices.

Requirements for the positions include being a U.S. citizen, being able to acquire Top Secret-SCI clearance, periodic drug testing and producing a Public Financial Disclosure (SF-278) within 30 days.

All candidates must have evidence of progressive leadership experience that indicates working as a senior executive in a managerial capacity. Typically, this experience comes from being at a GS-15 level of federal service or the equivalent in state or local government service.

Applicants must provide a narrative of no more than six pages explaining technical qualifications and a narrative of no more than 10 pages explaining executive qualifications.

Technical qualifications include comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of emergency management, demonstrated ability to work with diverse people with different viewpoint and interests, and knowledge of organization and program management theories.

Executive qualifications include evidence of being able to bring strategic change, ability to lead people to meeting the organization's expectations and goals, being results driven, the ability to manage human and financial resources, and the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies.