FEMA accepts applications for two open positions
The emergency management specialist position is located in Kansas City, Missouri. This position is tasked with managing and coordination of response operations of related entities in the case of disaster events and humanitarian emergencies. These can consist of hazardous material releases and threats of terror attacks. Duties under this position can consist of performing regional FEMA work in operational planning and organizational analysis and implementing programs to reduce the severity of a disaster or emergency event.
For this position, candidates will need at least one year at the GS-11 level of government service with experience in issuing disaster declarations and in response and recovery operations. This application window closes on Oct. 15 or when 200 applications are submitted.
The infrastructure branch director is a position considered to be a emergency management specialist. This position is located in Lakewood, Colorado.
This person is tasked with providing technical and repair assistance for essential facilities. This person will coordinate federal support efforts in response and recovery arenas in a disaster or emergency situation. In non-emergency situations, typical duties include participation in national, regional and state training exercises and providing evaluations and recommendations on existing programs.
This position requires at least one year of experience in implementing disaster public assistance operational plans that supplement and support community infrastructure needs. Candidates may substitute this with a doctoral degree or three years of progressively higher education in a related area. This application window closes on Oct. 16 or when 200 submissions have been received.