Logistics management specialist sought by FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a logistics management specialist in Atlanta, according to a hiring notice posted on Tuesday on usajobs.gov.

The full-time, temporary position is expected to last no more than two years and requires travel that can last weeks to months at a time. The individual hired may be subject to work irregular work hours and relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

The person hired will serve as a technical advisor in logistics in the Administrative Services Branch for FEMA Region IV's Mission Support Division. The logistics management specialist will support disaster and non-disaster activities in conjunction with the federal response plan. Responsibilities include serving as a liaison between program areas and finance, developing contract provisions related to overall logistics plans, participating in the support process, tracking ongoing effectiveness of effort and providing continual reassessment and evaluation of logistics management effectiveness.

Qualified candidates must have one full year of specialized experience at the general schedule-11 level that demonstrates experience procuring large quantities of critical resources in a time-sensitive manner, determining logistical requirements and providing a mechanism to distribute critical resources. The individual hired must also possess one year planning, evaluating or coordinating logistical actions required to support a readiness program.

The Administrative Services Branch manages budget and fiscal requirements, payroll processing and travel management programs for the region's Mission Support Division.