FEMA seeks Risk Assessment Division supervisory program specialist

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced that it is seeking a supervisory program specialist to serve the Risk Analysis Division in Washington, D.C.

The specialist will be expected to assist in the work of the Division at the GS-15 level, including the development of agency-wide support service initiatives, service program planning and procedures, pioneering analyses, investigations of critically important programs and budget operations for the Division through administrative and supervisory techniques.

The specialist will be responsible for providing leadership to the organization regarding agency challenges and national/international impact. The specialist will also be expected to provide the organization with expert analyses and leadership on challenges facing the agency.

As a FEMA employee, the person hired will have emergency management responsibilities, which may include deployment to disaster sites to assist in relief. During times of national emergencies or disasters, team members are expected to work irregular work hours to manage emergency operations until the crisis is under control. The position requires occasional travel.

The Risk Analysis Division is responsible for the delivery of highly-advanced risk detection systems for identification of hazardous materials and national disasters. The Risk Analysis Division is one of three components of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration team, a subsidiary of FEMA.

FEMA is the federal response and recovery agency responsible for managing hazards and responding to national crisis.