FEMA seeks lead emergency management specialist

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is currently looking for a lead emergency management specialist in Philadelphia, according to a job posting on usajobs.com.


The position is full-time and requires travel to meet pre- and post-disaster requirements.


The person hired will work with a Watch Team that supports assigned emergency programs in the event of needed relief. The specialist is expected to make sure that FEMA's strategic plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to all members of the team and integrated into the team's strategies, goals and objectives.


The specialist will need to plan, gather, analyze and transfer accurate and concise disaster-related communications. He or she will ensure all team members have received appropriate training and use the appropriate problem solving techniques, practices, procedures and work methods.


Qualified applicants to the position will have specialized experience in analyzing information and preparing reports and briefings in a short period of time for leadership to use in decision making. Experience must include reporting, tracking and coordinating response for local, state and federal disasters.


Applicants will be tested for knowledge and skill in evaluating and analyzing information, skill in written communication, knowledge of emergency management laws and leadership ability.