SALARY: $106,823 – $138,868

The Office of Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (OEHP) is soliciting candidates to apply for the Supervisory Management and Program Analyst within OEHP’s Readiness Division. This position will serve as a DCC “Field” CORE Manager and the Supervisor of Record (SOR) for OEHP’s DCC EHP Advisors (EHADs). This position reports to the Deputy Cadre Coordinator as part of OEHP’s Readiness Division, Cadre Management Field Branch.

Summary: This position is being announced under FEMA’s Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.

Conditions of Employment:

•You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.

•This position requires a Public Trust background investigation.

•You must successfully pass a background investigation.

•Selective Service registration required.

•You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.

•Valid Driver’s License


This vacancy will serve as the Incident Management Direct Charge “Field” CORE (DCC) Program Manager responsible for building and sustaining a robust, well-trained, and deployable DCC “Field” CORE workforce within EHP cadre. The DCC Manager serves as the first line supervisor of record and is responsible for the care and maintenance of the DCC “Field” CORE workforce within the EHP cadre and serves as the principal advisor to the Cadre Coordinator on issues involving the Incident Management Long-term (DCC)”Field” CORE workforce as it pertains to the major operations of the cadre. This position will be working alongside other DCC Managers to manage the DCC “Field” Core who hold a IM title of EHP Advisor (EHAD). We are looking for someone with experience in managing multiple projects, supervising, strategic planning, leadership and recruitment, movement of resources, Microsoft Office, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior Emergency Management or experience facilitating compliance with EHP requirements is preferred, but not required.

Duties include, but not limited: Recruits based on vacancies within the cadre’s force structure, assists, tracks, and provides guidance on FEMA Qualification System progression, maintains quality control responsibilities over internal communications to DC “Field” CORE cadre members to ensure they receive supportive customer service and coordinates with the cadre coordinator and other staff to ensure communications are consistent throughout the cadre. Assists cadre coordinator with movement of disaster personal, collects and maintains incident performance evaluations of DCC “Field” CORE from temporary duty supervisors after every deployment and maintains all other documents related to performance and/or conduct of employees for whom they are the supervisor of record. When appropriate, council or initiate personnel actions against employees for whom they are the supervisor of record, to include discipline or termination for poor performance and misconduct after consulting with OCCHO, and/or employee labor relations. Create deployment reports, graphs, and charts for leadership as requested. Minimal, but some travel will be required.

How You Will Be Evaluated: Your resume must show that you meet requirements for this position. You may be found “not qualified” if you do not possess minimum competencies required for the position. To accurately credit your experience, please make sure to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/YY), along with the job title, the number of hours worked per week if part time or intermittent, and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment and/or employment. To qualify for this position at the IC-13 level (starting at $111,521per year), your resume must demonstrate at least one full year of  specialized experience equivalent to the IC-12 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:

•Knowledge of emergency management doctrine, policy and guidance.

•Previous experience supervising EHP staff.

•Knowledge of FEMA’s Qualification System (FQS), Incident Management and Incident Support.

•Analyzing data and recommend solutions to organizational and program operations.

•Mastery interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate, negotiate and elicit support for assigned program areas of responsibility.

•Clear understanding of disaster operations.

•Expert ability to recommend solutions focused to meet cadre needs.

•Working knowledge of agency deployment protocols and computer software.

•Assessing the impact of new or revised policies and conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and operations in meeting established goals and objectives

•Providing sound advice and recommendations to management on program initiatives

oStrategically planning and executing hiring goals

oSupervising subordinatesoPlaning work to be accomplished by subordinates

oEnsuring adequate training and mentorship

oAdvising, counseling, and instructing employees on both technical work and administrative matters (e.g., LERissues)

•Managing deployments

•Maintaining regular communication with staff

•Experience facilitating compliance with EHP requirements is preferred, but not required.

Additional Requirements

• All candidates must be able to deploy with little or no notice to anywhere in the United States and its territories for an extended period of time. Deployments may include working more than eight hours a day, or more than 40 hours in a given week, including weekends and holidays, and under stressful, physically demanding, and austere conditions. When activated and deployed, you serve in a federal travel status and are entitled to lodging, transportation and per diem reimbursements for authorized expenses in accordance with federal travel regulations.

• All candidates MUST be willing to travel up to, but not limited to 25% of the year during the term of this appointment unless leave is authorized.

How to Apply:

•Submit your resume and cover letter to ehpjobs@fema.dhs.gov no later than 9/12/2022 with the Subject: EHP Supervisory Management and Program Analyst (EHAD DCC “Field” CORE Manager

•Resume should reflect knowledge and experience to support the key requirements of the position

•Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) of each deployment, along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment.

•All packages will be reviewed, and a selected set of candidates will be interviewed. •Selection into the position will be the result of both the resume/cover letter review as well as the interview process.

• To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, FEMA requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation for Public Trust as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

• All candidates will be considered without regard to any non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, lawful political affiliation, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, parental status, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

What to Expect Next:

• A selection panel will review resumes of all eligible applicants, and a selected set of candidates will be interviewed. We will inform you when you are being reviewed and/or selected for an interview.

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