FEMA is Recruiting for Reservists at all job levels

Aug 16, 2011 | News & Views, What's New

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS,

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.

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. This announcement is to recruit for disaster assistance employees to work for FEMAs comptroller cadre. These positions are temporary, intermittent, on-call, without benefits to work in support of presidentially declared disasters. Candidates must be able to deploy to any of the 50 states and its territories with little or no notice for an extended period of time (30 days min.) while the work environment will be stressful and living conditions are often austere, you will be performing a valuable service to communities and citizens working to rebuild their lives. Individual who have submitted unsolicited applications or resumes for this position previously are encouraged to submit an application for this opportunity.
Who May Apply: All U.S. Citizens

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: FEMA employees are subject to 24 hour on-call in the event of any emergency. This service 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 that require functioning under intense physical and mental stress.
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.


* You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
* You must be able to obtain a (Public Trust, TS) security clearance.
* You may be required to undergo periodic drug testing.
* Occasional travel may be required.
* Direct Deposit is mandatory.
* Males born after 12/31/59 – Selective Service Registration required.

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