Management and Program Analyst
Company: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: July 13, 2020
This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call
Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary
appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with
the option to extend based on workload and funding availability.
Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection
View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.
When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and
use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest
need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal
response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We
foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide
challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable,
high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for
EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring
emergency management responsibilities, though not every position
requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are
subject to recall around the clock for emergency management
operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at
locations other than the official duty station, and may include
duties other than those specified in the employee's official
position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency
operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with
little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to
emergency sites with physically austere and operationally
In this position, you will be serve as a Management and Program
Analyst for Region Five. Typical assignments include:
- Analyzing and advising management on the effectiveness of
programs and operations.
- Providing advice and assistance to management on direction of
- Developing position papers for presentation to decision
Additional duties may include but are not limited to the
- Applying laws, regulations and policies in the review of 406
- Providing technical assistance to Public Assistance (PA) in
identifying, developing, and/or reviewing PA projects for sound
mitigation techniques (reconstruction guidance and 406 mitigation
- Providing training on the benefits, processes and policies for
406 Mitigation projects.
- Providing support to State and Tribal partners at internal and
external briefings, including but not limited to presentations and
technical assistance on 406 Mitigation project opportunities and
- Supporting management of 406 Mitigation field operations.
Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act
regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential;
however, dependent on an employee's ability to perform higher level
duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work
associated with a higher level position, and administrative
recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE
The qualification requirements listed below must be met within 30
days of the closing date of the announcement.
To qualify for this position at the IC-12 level (starting salary
$85,084), your resume must clearly demonstrate at least one full
year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade
(IC-11) in the Federal Service. This experience may have been
gained in the federal government, a state or local government, a
non-profit organization, the private sector, or as a volunteer;
however, your resume must clearly describe at least one year of the
following specialized experience:
- Analyzing and/or identifying issues and providing
recommendations to leadership;
- Communicating both orally and written to individuals in
management and leadership positions to help inform decision-making;
- Developing and delivering process recommendations to
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills, and provides valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Your application must show that you meet all requirements for this
position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess
the minimum competencies required for the position.
NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In
addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide
the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to
MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As
qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not
include the required information, failure to provide this
information may result in disqualification. Applicants are
encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their
federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal
Resume, click here.
NOTE: If you are using the USAJOBS Resume Builder, please insert
the dates of employment in MM/DD/YY format at the top of the
"Duties, Accomplishments, and Related Skills" text field for each
period of employment included on your resume.
Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately
credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure
to list the dates (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) of each deployment,
along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible
for during each deployment. Failure to provide this information may
result in disqualification.
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