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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

3193998 Please indicate where and when you obtained each of the specialized experience requirements listed in the Qualifications section of this Job Opportunity Announcement. Include in your response: (1) the area of specialized experience; (2) the place of employment; and, (3) the specific dates of employment the experience was gained in MM/DD/YYYY - MM/DD/YYYY format. Your response must be supported by your resume.

Example: Experience in developing and delivering presentations and training; ABC Company; 10/01/2016 - 05/15/2018.

Maximum length of 5000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Choose all applicable statements that relate to your experience in communicating orally. Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in oral discussions in order to influence, motivate, question, or control persons or groups.
  • I have had experience as a key management official in conferences, meetings, hearings, or presentations involving problems or issues of considerable consequence or importance.
  • I have Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with top management and organizations within the Agency concerning financial management priorities and matters and externally with OMB and Congress.
  • I have successfully expressed ideas and facts clearly and logically to explain rules, regulations, or program requirements.
  • I have prepared and presented directives and procedures concerning financial control of the organization.
  • None of the above
9 Select the statement(s) that describe your experience communicating effectively, both in verbal and written communications, in order to explain and promote assigned program initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have maintained good working relationships with key individuals or groups within and outside of my organization
  • I have experience communicating in spoken form to convey information concisely and clearly
  • I have experience communicating in written form to convey information concisely and clearly
  • I have prepared written reports documenting decisions and recommendations
  • I have reviewed and edited technical and/or non-technical materials, identifying inadequacies in format, grammar, or construction in accordance with accepted standards
  • I have maintained effective working relationships with staff at all levels
  • I have dealt calmly and effectively in high stress situations (for example, tight deadlines, hostile individuals, etc.)
  • I have promoted and maintained good working relationships with key individuals or groups (including co-workers, Human Resources, and contractors) in order to accomplish goals and objectives
  • None of the above
10 3167445 From the list below, select the statement(s) that describe(s) the tasks you have independently completed as part of data analysis. Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzing written reports to identify data trends
  • Analyzing data tables
  • Writing reports to present results of data analysis
  • Reviewing reports for data abnormalities
  • Reviewing data tables to ensure accuracy
  • Reviewing charts to ensure accuracy
  • Collecting data samples for analysis
  • Transforming data for analysis
  • Researching data analysis topics or techniques
  • None of the above (if selected, be sure this is the ONLY response selected for this item)
11 Select all responses below that best describe the role(s) in which you have conducted floodplain management-related activities: Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinated a Floodplain Management Program at a local, state or federal level.
  • Provided technical assistance to states, tribes, local community officials or private citizens regarding a floodplain zone location or insurance impact.
  • Provided technical assistance to community floodplain managers on their roles, their responsibilities, or on procedural matters.
  • Provided technical assistance to a flood insurance policy holder.
  • Prepared a response to an inquiry regarding a policy holder’s insurance rate or location in the floodplain.
  • None of the above.
12 Do you have experience applying general engineering concepts related to floodplain management, construction, and/or roadway/drainage projects? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Please select all responses that describe your experience providing technical assistance to local, regional and/or state government officials in the implementation of floodplain management regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • Developed written ordinances
  • Provided written comments on proposed ordinances
  • Presented ordinances to council for adoption
  • Implemented local ordinances
  • None of the above
14 Do you have experience interpreting and/or applying extensive guides and complex regulations that apply to floodplain management principles? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 3093044 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 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.
16 3225374 Select the response that best describes your education and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have successfully completed a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or an LL.B. or J.D. (if related), or at least two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree (Transcript required).
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
17 3225388 How did you hear about this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FEMA’s Facebook
  • FEMA’s Twitter
  • FEMA’s LinkedIn
  • FEMA’s GlassDoor
  • Careers.FEMA.gov website
  • Monster.com
  • Indeed
  • Zip Recruiter
  • USAJobs
  • State or Local Employment Office
  • DHS/FEMA Hiring Event (in person)
  • Conference or Meeting
  • Career / Job Fair
  • Conference or Meeting
  • FEMA Hiring Event (virtual)
  • FEMA Recruiter
  • Professional Organization
  • Through my college or university
  • FEMA Employee referral
  • Newspaper
  • Radio
  • Other
    17.1 3095446 Please specify how you learned about this Federal Emergency Management Agency job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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.