The Federal Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking deputy regional administrators at eight offices, according to a job posting at the USA Jobs website.
Offices with vacancies are Seattle; Denver; Chicago; Philadelphia; Boston; New York City; Oakland, Calif.; and Kansas City, Mo.
Basic requirements for all positions are that applicants be U.S. citizens with the ability to acquire a Top Secret security clearance and submit a pubic financial disclosure form (SF-278) within 30 days.
Duties of this position consist of assisting the regional administrators in leading regional offices and helping to coordinate all activities and programs. The selected individuals will oversee implementation of policy and programs that support the agencies' goals. This position serves as an alternative point of contact in case the regional administrator is unavailable.
This position is a Senior Executive Service (SES), and in order to qualify for this designation applicants must provide evidence that satisfies both the technical and executive core qualifications (ECQs.) Technical qualifications include an extensive knowledge and experience with emergency management and the policies and practices of an emergency management organization or agency. Candidates should show evidence of knowledge of organizational and program management and appropriate theories, and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
ECQs require candidates to be able to bring about and facilitate changes and provide evidence supporting this ability. Candidates should be experienced with leadership and be driven by results. Candidates should be well-versed in business acumen, including the management of financial and human resources and information in a strategic fashion. Candidates should also express their ability to create and maintain cooperative coalitions internally and between agencies.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and responses to questions determining technical and executive qualifications that are not to exceed six and 10 pages respectively. Those who have completed the Office of Personnel Management's SES Candidate Development Program should include their certificate as proof of completion. Those who have already achieved SES status should submit SF-50 and Notification of Personnel Action as evidence of a previous SES position.