FEMA announces open specialist positions

FEMA announces open specialist positions.
FEMA announces open specialist positions.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced an opening for an emergency management specialist and an environmental protection specialist on Saturday.

The emergency management specialist position is open to all current employees of FEMA and is located at their Atlanta office. This position will serve as a regional program representative and will be tasked with the coordination and development of regional policy and processes. Within this scope, this position may be expected to make sure that regional readiness efforts are ready in an emergency or disaster situation. This person will also act as a staffing point of contact and will coordinate staffing needs and will provide oversight on full time employee deployments.

This position requires at least one year of experience with FEMA at the GS-12 level of government work with specialized experience in strategic advising, analysis and disaster staffing leadership.

This posting will close on Oct. 14 or when 200 applications have been received.

There are three vacancies for the environmental protection specialist: one in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and two in New Orleans.

This position will serve in response and recovery applications during all presidentially-declared emergencies and disasters that the Louisiana Recovery Office would be responsible for carrying out support services. This would include coordination with FEMA Environmental Historic Preservation project managers. This position will also be expected to offer guidance to state, local and tribal governments regarding environmental protection policies.

For this position, candidates will need at least one year of experience at the GS-09 level of federal government work or equivalent with specialized experience in environmental management. A doctorate or equivalent level of education would also suffice.

This posting will close on Oct. 19 or when 200 applications have been received.

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