CONGRESSIONAL ADVISORY: FEMA Region V Announces Disaster Recovery Positions in Illinois
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to employ residents of the Chicago, Illinois area as temporary local hires to assist with disaster response and recovery efforts. Local hire employees are local residents who aid in the recovery of the community and help their fellow citizens in the recovery process. Successful candidates will help FEMA respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards by performing a variety of emergency management functions which are not limited to disaster survivor assistance, conducting and verifying damage assessments, and providing administrative, financial and logistical support.
Important details about the positions:
* A local hire’s term of employment is 120 days. Appointments may be extended, in 120-day increments, for a maximum 365-day appointment, based on the needs of the disaster.
* Travel or moving expenses are not authorized.
* Successful hires will be assigned to and work within one of 23 Cadres, which are groups of personnel organized by operational function and FEMA Qualification System (FQS) position.
* Cadre assignments will be based on an individual candidate’s skills and experience.
FEMA is seeking candidates with experience in a variety of functional areas relating to delivery of Stafford Act Public Assistance.
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NOTE THERE ARE MULTIPLE JOB LISTINGS WITH VARYING APPLICATION DEADLINES AND QULIFICATION REQUIREMENTS!
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