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FEMA Austin, TX, United States
Sep 13, 2017
Temporary
Job Description The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security is seeking a limited number of applicants for jobs in Austin, TX.  All candidates should possess strong computer, communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Eighteen years of age and US Citizenship is required. Selected candidates will be required to complete a background investigation which includes finger printing. Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Salaries are comparable to local pay rates. FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. JOB DUTIES : FEMA Region VI is hiring Environmental Specialists for temporary duties. The Environmental Specialist will provide technical support as a member of the Environmental and Historic Preservation team reviewing FEMA funded projects for compliance with applicable environmental and historic preservation laws, regulations and executive orders, including, among others: Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Clean Water Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Coastal Barrier Resources Act, and Executive Orders 11988 (Floodplains), 11990 (Wetlands), and 12898 (Environmental Justice). This is a TEMPORARY position and it may be terminated at any time for any reason.  You may be required to work 10-12 hour a day 7 days a week. 4 openings. Austin, Texas.  Job Posting ID  8563876  Creation Date  Sep 06, 2017 Employer Posting No  0018  Closing Date  Sep 29, 2017 REQUIREMENTS :  • BA or BS in Biology, Natural Resource Management, Historic Preservation, Architecture, Environmental Planning, Ecology, Environmental Science or Studies, Marine Biology, or a related discipline or four (4) years of experience working in a technical position in the field or related discipline.  Relevant Experience Required: • Experienced professionals with a background in/as a Biologist, a Historic Preservation Specialist, an Environmental Planner or an Environmental Science or Studies. Prior career work experience could be in public service or private consulting. Prior FEMA experience is not required yet preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • The Environmental Specialist will be responsible for conducting Environmental and Historic Preservation compliance reviews with minimal supervision. Strong understanding of NEPA and NHPA. Knowledge of Environmental Laws and Executive Orders and Historic Preservation Laws are desirable. • The candidate must be able to work independently, possess strong communication skills, and be able to handle a stressful work environment.  • The candidate should possess strong computer, interpersonal, and customer service skills, including Microsoft Office and Google Earth. Job Requirements Occupation  Environmental Engineering Technicians Minimum Experience and Education   4 yrs   and Bachelors Degree - OR - Occupation  Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health  Minimum Experience and Education   4 yrs and Bachelors Degree Additional Requirements Basic Computer Skills EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc) Personal Computers Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc) Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc) Language English; Fluency - Good (Read, Write, Speak) Submit resume to FEMA-DR4223TX-LOCALHIRES@fema.dhs.gov Subject line must read: Job ID-018-Environmental Specialist-Austin  Resume MUST contain your current and/or former job information, including employer’s name, address, phone and dates of employment (month and year). You must provide two forms of ID: such as a VALID Driver License, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate etc. or Passport. (We will not accept if expired.) Local Hire employees are eligible for the following benefits: • Health insurance for individual or family coverage - Employer contribution is 75% of premium • Ability to earn 4 hours of paid Sick Leave per pay period • Holiday pay  • Worker’s Compensation A Local Hire appointment does not entitle you to federal civilian status. Eighteen years of age and US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED. .  Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment. Salaries are comparable to local prevailing wages:  Pay  Between $22.00 / HR and $27.00 / HR Additional Workweek Details   This is a TEMPORARY position and it may be terminated at any time for any reason. A Local Hire appointment does not entitle you to federal civilian status. Benefits Medical/Health Insurance Plan Sick Leave Veterans Only  -No Federal Contractor-  No Eagle Ford Shale Job-  No Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration?  Yes FEMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FEMA has a 'zero tolerance' discrimination policy and is committed to nondiscrimination in hiring, assignment, management of the Joint Field Office, guidance to the State, presentations to the public, and the provision of disaster assistance. This commitment specifically includes sensitivity to providing reasonable accommodation for people with a disability and a clear statement that any appearance of sexual harassment will not be tolerated in FEMA.   Closing Date   Sep 29 , 2017     Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
FEMA Austin, TX, United States
Sep 08, 2017
Full time
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security is seeking a limited number of applicants for jobs in Austin, TX.  All candidates should possess strong computer, communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Eighteen years of age and US Citizenship is required. Selected candidates will be required to complete a background investigation which includes finger printing. Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Salaries are comparable to local pay rates. FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. JOB DUTIES: FEMA Region VI is hiring Historic Preservation Specialists for temporary duties. The Historic Preservation Specialist will support the Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation team to support disaster recovery. The Specialist will provide technical expertise and coordination assistance in the Section 106 compliance review process for proposed flood recovery projects in Texas. REQUIREMENTS:  BA or BS in Biology, Architecture, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Archaeology, Anthropology or a related discipline or four (4) years of experience working in a technical position focused on resource management, environmental compliance, cultural resource management or related discipline. Master's degree preferred.  Relevant Experience Required: Experienced professionals with a background in/as a Historic Architecture, an Architectural Historian, an Architecture and an Archaeologist. Preference is given to individuals who have education and experience to meet the Secretary of Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards and who have prior experience consulting with the State Historic Preservation Office, Texas Historical Commission. Prior FEMA experience is not required yet preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • The Historic Preservation Specialist will be responsible for conducting Historic Preservation compliance reviews with minimal supervision. Strong understanding of NEPA and NHPA. Knowledge of Environmental Laws and Executive Orders are desirable. • Ability to draft professional-quality documentation, consultation letters, and email is required. • The candidate must be able to work independently, possess strong communication skills, and be able to handle a stressful work environment. • The candidate should possess strong computer, interpersonal, and customer service skills, including Microsoft Office and Google Earth.  Submit resume to FEMA-DR4223TX-LOCALHIRES@fema.dhs.gov Subject line must read: Job ID-3025-Historic Preservation Specialist-Austin  Local Hire employees are eligible for the following benefits: • Health insurance for individual or family coverage - Employer contribution is 75% of premium • Ability to earn 4 hours of paid Sick Leave per pay period • Holiday pay  • Worker’s Compensation Resume MUST contain your current and/or former job information, including employer’s name, address, phone and dates of employment (month and year). This is a TEMPORARY position and it may be terminated at any time for any reason.  A Local Hire appointment does not entitle you to federal civilian status. Eighteen years of age and US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED. .  Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment. Salaries are comparable to local prevailing wages. FEMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FEMA has a 'zero tolerance' discrimination policy and is committed to nondiscrimination in hiring, assignment, management of the Joint Field Office, guidance to the State, presentations to the public, and the provision of disaster assistance. This commitment specifically includes sensitivity to providing reasonable accommodation for people with a disability and a clear statement that any appearance of sexual harassment will not be tolerated in FEMA. Closes:  Closing Date   Sep 29, 2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com