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- Overseeing staff who perform substantive mission-oriented work in the region and serving as a senior level advisor to regional recovery staff and leadership concerning policy issues dealing with assisting individuals and/or communities by providing disaster support and delivering disaster assistance resulting from intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents.
- Applying expert-level emergency management knowledge and skill to a broad range of recovery issues, many of which are complex, controversial, and precedent setting.
- Addressing a broad range of issues concerning the regional application of the agency’s enabling statutes, writing and reviewing regulations and guidance documents; drafting and commenting on legislation and other emergency management policy documents.
Identifying and tracking resolution of gaps and conflicts in multiple Federal planning requirements and assistance programs, as well as programs that support and build community capacity to manage the disaster recovery process.
- Developing and preparing regional emergency management plans and policies, procedures, and risk assessments to ensure the region’s capability to continue essential functions during all types of disasters, and are consistent with statutory and agency requirements.
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- You must successfully pass a background investigation.
- Selective Service registration required.
- Current federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements.
- You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
- Please review “Other Information” section for additional key requirements.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Management
Job Location: Lake Charles, LA, US
Application Deadline: N/A