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In order to be hired for this position, applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use of or possession of drugs.
1 Are you willing to undergo a background investigation? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
This position requires the ability to deploy with little or no advance notice to anywhere in the United States or its territories for an extended period of time.
2 Are you available to deploy on 24 hour notice at all times (minimum of 275 days per year) unless on pre-approved Reservist (unpaid) leave (up to 90 days per year)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I understand that availability for deployment does not guarantee that I will be deployed. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I understand that Reservist employees are compensated only when deployed. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3097946 FEMA Reservist employees are required to maintain an address of primary residency (which will serve as the official duty station of the employee) in a Stafford Act "State", as defined in Section 102(4) of the Stafford Act. The Stafford Act states include one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
5 3097948 Do you meet this requirement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Are you willing to work in excess of eight hours a day or in excess of 40 hours in a given week, including weekends and holidays, and under stressful, physically demanding, and austere conditions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 3117590 How did you hear about this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FEMA.gov
  • USAJobs
  • Monster
  • Indeed
  • Zip Recruiter
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Employment Office
  • Job Fair
  • Professional Organization
  • FEMA Recruiter
  • Newspaper
  • Radio
  • Through my college or university
  • FEMA Employee
  • DHS/FEMA Hiring Event
  • Other
    7.1 3095446 Please specify how you learned about this Federal Emergency Management Agency job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
8 I understand the resume I have submitted for this position will be thoroughly reviewed to determine whether my experience and/or educational background is sufficient to meet basic and/or specialized experience requirements as outlined in this announcement. I also understand that if the information provided in my resume is not sufficient to support my responses to the vacancy announcement questions, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 3125489 I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, I need to provide in support of this application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 3125490 I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents by the closing date, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Please take this opportunity to review your question responses to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you understand this statement, have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.
12 The ability to prepare and deliver oral and written presentations or reports. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on a job.
  • I have performed this task as part of my work. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my work. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised and/or led others in the performance of this task and am normally the person who is consulted by others to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
13 Select the type(s) of conflict resolution duties you have performed as a regular part of a job. Answer to this question is required
  • Negotiate conflicts with consultants or contractors
  • Mediate or facilitate on the job problem resolution
  • Brief managers on organizational contract conflicts and claims with consultants or contractors
  • Defend on consultant or contract decisions and recommendations on conflict issues to managers
  • Mediate or facilitate to resolution conflict among professional staff
  • None of the above
14 I have managed the following activities in support of the HM Grants function in a disaster: Answer to this question is required
  • Guide the implementation of the Grants function in the JFO.
  • Review PDA information and determine extent and location of damage and potential projects.
  • Assist States to meet HMGP prerequisites including reviewing and updating of State and Tribal Administrative Plans.
  • Ensure HMPG project application are consistent with FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plans.
  • Identified need for and ensure technical assistance is provide to States, Tribes and local communities.
  • Provide oversight and help build capacity for the State HMPG outreach, application development and project review and overall grant management process.
  • Coordinate with HM Community Planning leader regarding plan status for HMGP eligibility.
  • Confer with JFO branch leadership and controller to identify early and on-going HMGP estimates.
  • None of the above.
15 3088822: From the list below, select the hazard mitigation regulation(s) that you have experience interpreting and applying. Answer to this question is required
  • Flood Insurance Reform Act (FIRA)
  • Stafford Act
  • 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
  • National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
  • None of the above
16 3127155 From the list below, select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your experience with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have led a team of experts to perform work in all capacities listed above.
  • I have experience using the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended.
  • I have experience using the Flood Insurance Manual.
  • I have experience using commercial industry flood insurance procedures, policies, and underwriting.
  • I have experience using the NFIP Write-Your-Own (WYO) Program.
  • None of the above.
17 From the list below, select the statement that describes the extent of your experience using qualitative or quantitative methods of analysis to assess and improve program effectiveness. Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted analysis on program effectiveness with guidance or instruction from a higher-level employee or supervisor.
  • I have analyzed program effectiveness by following specific examples or templates.
  • I have analyzed program effectiveness by following general guidance for evaluation of routine or recurring projects or products with review by a higher-level employee or supervisor.
  • I have analyzed program effectiveness by following general guidance for evaluation of non-routine or complex projects or products with review by a higher-level employee or supervisor.
  • I have independently led the analysis of program effectiveness for routine or recurring projects or products.
  • I have independently led the analysis of program effectiveness for non-routine or complex projects or products where no precedents exist.
  • I have provided guidance or instruction to others on analyzing program effectiveness for both routine and recurring projects or products and for non-routine or complex projects or products.
  • I do not have experience performing this task.
18 3088902: From the list below, select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your experience providing grants for public assistance or other disaster grant experience in response to an emergency management situation. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked on a team in a key role to assess and deliver grants.
  • I have acted as the main point of contact (POC) responsible for assessing and delivering grants.
  • I have led a team of emergency management personnel in assessing and delivering grants.
  • I have provided feedback on emergency management policies and procedures.
  • I have explained technical aspects of public assistance programs.
  • I have developed and conducted training to educate people on public assistance programs.
  • I have provided guidance to state, local, tribal and/or territorial officials on their public assistance eligibility.
  • None of the above.