FEMA seeks grants management, telecommunication specialists

FEMA seeks grants management, telecommunication specialists.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Tuesday that it is seeking a grants management specialist and a telecommunication specialist in Bothell, Washington.

The grants specialist's primary task is the management and surveillance of grants and financial items relating to grants. This person will also be charged with the investigation of financial conditions, the ability and capabilities of grant applicants and companies. This person will be expected to carry out financial monitoring visitations and develop corrective actions and recommendations in case an issue should arise.

For this position, U.S. citizenship and a successful background investigation are required. Candidates will need at least one year of working experience at the GS-12 level of government service or equivalent with specialized experience in administration related to work plans, budgeting and the federal grants application process.

The grants specialist application period will end on Monday, Dec. 28, or once 200 submissions have been received.

This telecommunication specialist's primary duties include the coordination of communication systems between the private sector and different levels of government. This person will be expected to develop and work with the Regional Emergency Communication Coordination Working Groups. This position will also act as a principal adviser for the regional administrator regarding the status of communication systems. This person will also be expected to utilize policy from federal, state and local governments in developing operational plans and standards.

For this position, U.S. citizenship and the ability to pass a background investigation are required. Depending on the grade level of the position, requirements include a bachelor’s degree in electronics, communication or data processing and specialized experience in managing, developing and analyzing communication systems.

The telecommunication specialist application window will close on Tuesday, Dec. 29, or when 200 submissions have been received.

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Federal Emergency Management Agency 500 C Street Southwest Washington, DC 20024

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