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Pay Range:
$49.72 to $67.12 / Per Hour
Job Grade:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed 4 Years
Apply by: 2018-07-13 Published: 2 weeks ago

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA.

Now FEMA looks to you.

Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 for additional information.This position is being announced under FEMA's Incident Management Assistant Team (IMAT) Program.

This is a 4-year temporary appointment in the Excepted service.

This position is located on a Type II, Regional Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) and has a starting salary range of $49.72 per hour to $67.12 per hour; however, the maximum salary possible in this position is $76.02 per hour.

Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 7 IMAT team within FEMA!EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: IMAT employees are subject to a 24-hour on call work schedules in the event of an emergency and be willing to be relocated to emergency sites with little notice.

The teams deploy as soon as notified to respond and are on the scene within 12 hours.

Once on scene, the teams operate and function under intense physical and mental stress until the response mission is accomplished.

This service will require irregular and/or long working hours which may be under austere environments that include living and working in temporary facilities such as tents, warehouse, or other expediently established facilities, significant damage to critical infrastructure that prevents ready access to potable water (other than for drinking), other than basic medical care, and other routinely available services.

Work may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description and may involve some physical exertion including activities such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; carrying and lifting of moderately heavy items (up to 50 pounds).Please note: Veterans’ preference does not apply to the IMAT program selection process.

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 IT-05 level (starting salary $53.35 per hr to $72.03 per hr), your resume must demonstrate at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the IT-04 level (or GS-13 level) in 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:Leading and directing a large scale, geographically dispersed Incident Command System (ICS) emergency response team;Communicating information in sensitive situations where the audience may have conflicting interests or differing objectives;Collaborating with Federal, State, Tribal and local government stakeholders; andNegotiating with multiple stakeholders to achieve operational goalsExperience 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/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, click here.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.

U.S. citizensView common definitions of terms found in this announcement.This announcement will close at 11:59 pm EST on July 13, 2018 OR at 11:59 pm EST on the date the 200th application is received, whichever comes first.

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