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 Colts Neck, NJ, USA
Aug 11, 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. This position is located within the Regional Office, Region Two, Mitigation Division in Colts Neck, NJ. The Environmental Protection Specialist will serve as an analyst and advisor to senior management on the performance of the Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) program. This position starts at a salary of $70,111 (IC-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region Two team within FEMA! Promotion Potential: Positions filled under Stafford Act regulations generally do not have documented promotion potential; however, dependent on an employee’s ability to perform higher level duties, the continuing need for an employee to perform work associated with a higher level position, and administrative recommendation and approval, promotions may be earned by CORE employees. 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 Typical duties include: Managing a workload of environmental policy compliance requirements and projects. Establishing short-term objectives for assigned programs. Ensuring the execution of policies and procedures to accomplish the assigned mission. Ensuring adherence to schedules and priorities. Providing timely advice and recommendations on overall environmental and historic preservation program management initiatives. Performing technical interpretation of environmental and historic preservation policies and precedents, laws, agency regulations, and scientific and technical references. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com