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Federal Emergency Management Agency Program Delivery Manager in New Yorlk, New York

Program Delivery Manager: Summary The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to employ residents of New York, New York and the surrounding areas 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. Apply for this exciting opportunity! When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. 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. Local Hire employees: Work within 23 different Cadres which are groups of personnel organized by operational function and FEMA Qualification System (FQS) position. Each Local Hire is hired to a position within a Cadre based on his or her skills and experience. FEMA is seeking candidates with experience in delivering Public Assistance grant funding. In this position, you will report to the Public Assistance Program Delivery Task Force Lead and serve as the primary point of contact for the applicant. Typical duties include: * Tracking and communicating the progress of all projects through the entire program delivery model in coordination with the applicant. * Engaging program offices as soon as potential opportunities or concerns arise. * Discussing potential Hazard Mitigation opportunities with the applicant. * Hosting key information meetings ensuring recovery priorities and program eligibility requirements are communicated. * Gathering all required documentation to enable FEMA to write grants so the applicant can be returned to their Pre-Disaster condition as soon as possible. * Facilitating the delivery of Public Assistance grant funding on behalf of applicants; this includes (but is not limited to) developing the list of damaged sites, scheduling site inspections, summarizing applicant damages, and coordinating requests for information and questions. * Working with the applicants to resolve their program related needs ensuring projects are processed as efficiently and expeditiously as possible. Conditions of Employment: * You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position. * You must successfully pass a background investigation. * Selective service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59. To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo, successfully pass, and maintain a background investigation for Moderate Risk Clearance as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a credit check after initial job qualifications are determined, a review of financial issues, such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs (please visit: Mythbuster on Federal Hiring Policies for additional information). For more information on background investigations for Federal jobs please visit OPM Investigations. Seasonal

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