Sunday , April 21 2024

FEMA Jobs – Local Hire

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Job Description:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to employ residents of Denton, TX as temporary local hires to assist with disaster response and recovery efforts. Local hire employees are local residents who aid in the recovery of the community and help their fellow citizens in the recovery process. Apply for this exciting opportunity!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in preparing field office emergency management plans and policies, procedures, and risk assessments to ensure essential functions are executed, and are consistent with statutory and agency requirements.
  • Each Local Hire is hired to a position within a Cadre based on his or her skills and experience.
  • Help FEMA respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards by performing a variety of emergency management functions which are not limited to disaster survivor assistance, conducting and verifying damage assessments, and providing administrative, financial and logistical support.
  • Performing on-site damage assessments in order to assist in the development plans that ensure the capability to continue essential functions.
  • A local hire’s term of employment is 120 days. Local Hire appointments may be extended, in 120 day increments, for a maximum 365 day appointment, based on the needs of the disaster.
  • Writing technical materials, including reports of research findings, technical reports, and specifications.
  • Facilitating on-going communications with internal operations staff and corresponding operational staff of other Federal agencies.
  • Analyzing inspection reports, final vouchers, and Federal and/or State audit reports on public assistance programs, and preparing recommendations for required follow-up actions.
  • Work within 23 different Cadres which are groups of personnel organized by operational function and FEMA Qualification System (FQS) position.
  • Reviewing cost estimates from other parties to ensure they are reasonable, accurate, and in compliance with applicable standards.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Selective service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.
  • Please review “Other Information” section for additional conditions.

Job Details:

Company: FEMA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Lufkin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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