Federal Emergency Management Agency

The Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP) program integrates the protection and enhancement of environmental, historic, and cultural resources into FEMA's mission, programs and activities; ensures that FEMA's activities and programs related to disaster response and recovery, hazard mitigation, and emergency preparedness comply with federal environmental and historic preservation laws and executive orders; and provides environmental and historic preservation technical assistance to FEMA staff, local, State and Federal partners, and grantees and subgrantees.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Albany, NY, USA
Apr 16, 2018
Full time
Summary 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   www.fema.gov   for additional information. In this position, the incumbent serves as an analyst and advisor to senior management on matters related to the performance of Environmental/Historic Preservation (EHP) program work to prevent and/or mitigate adverse impact to environmental and historic resources as a result of agency program implementation. This position starts at a salary of $61,817 (IC-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Regional Offices, Region II, Mitigation Division team within FEMA.   EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT:   Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. 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. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities In this position you will manage a workload of environmental policy compliance requirements and projects to protect, restore, and enhance the quality of the environment and avoid or minimize adverse environmental impacts. Typical assignments include: • Identifying/integrating FEMA activities to comply with laws, regulations, policies, procedures, practices, and systems related to Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) matters. • Establishing objectives and formulating plans to assure the execution of technically difficult EHP operations and investigations. • Ensuring the adherence to schedules and priorities to evaluate the impact of EHP practices on organizational effectiveness. • Providing timely advice and recommendations on overall EHP program management initiatives. • Monitoring the status of projects to assess work methods and quality standards. Closes 04/23/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.