Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The ideal candidate will be providing high-level policy advice, as well as expertise and guidance, to the Senior Advisor on complex programmatic and intergovernmental matters relative to national preparedness.
This position starts at a salary of $103,690(GS-13).
Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Preparedness Directorate / Office of the Assistant Administratorteam within FEMA.View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.
Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service.
The time-in-grade requirement must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.nYou qualify for this position at the GS-13level f you possessthe following: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-12) 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 specialized experience.nSpecialized experience for this position includes: Independently analyzes and interprets organizational policies, regulations and guidance, and recommending changes, or in developing new and improved methods not previously used.nProvides expert advice concerning policy program effectiveness and evaluation of national programs.nRecommend and coordinate with multi-stakeholder on official documents, strategies, plans, and/or policy options,inputs, criteria, and analysis.nExpertise in federal programs that provide state or local jurisdictions support for domestic national preparedness capabilities.
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 can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.nNOTE: 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/YY to MM/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, clickhere.Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/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.The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees.
If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
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