Deputy Assistant Administrator National Preparedness Directorate (DC)

February 12, 2019

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 is seeking talented individuals who are eager to assist disaster survivors. The Deputy Assistant Administrator National Preparedness Directorate position is located in Washington, DC.

The individual in this position will work closely with national preparedness divisions in all ten FEMA Regions and partners to develop and deliver an integrated suite of preparedness programs and resources to help before, during, and after disasters. This position starts at a salary of $129,148.

Position Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the implementation and delivery of preparedness programs, policies, and activities while assuring the effective and efficient use of allocated resources in accordance to FEMA policies and objectives.
  • Develops organizational plans, budgets, and fund control methods to carry out the work of the Directorate, supervising the definition, framework, and negotiating funding in support of major national preparedness programs.
  • Participates in the Agency’s strategic and systems planning, budgeting, and long-term strategic planning initiatives by partnering with FEMA Directorates and other Federal departments and agencies.
  • Ensures financial and statutory compliance in national preparedness activities and provision of executive direction and advice to subordinate staff and program officials.
  • Collaborates with FEMA Directorates and other Federal departments and to synchronize preparedness activities across the Federal government.

Knowledge and/or Experience Required

To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Technical Qualifications (TQs) listed here.

We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.

The application process used to recruit for this position is RESUME-ONLY. Although you should not address the ECQs or TQs separately, evidence of each must be clearly reflected in your resume.

Any information in excess of 5 pages WILL NOT be considered.

View the sample 5-page resume that incorporates ECQs and TQs can be viewed on this link (indexed at page 29 – 37).

Closing Date: March 13, 2019.

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