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Grade: 13

1 Select the response that best describes your education and experience in accordance with requirements for engineering positions. You must provide supporting documentation so that your answer can be verified. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a professional engineering degree from an accredited university or college which included differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than 1st year physics/chemistry) in 5 of the following 7 areas of engineering science or physics: statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, hydraulics, thermodynamics, electrical fields/circuits, nature and property of materials, or any comparable area of fundamental engineering science/physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  • I have a combination of work experience and education from an accredited university or college that combined is equivalent to a bachelor's degree in engineering as demonstrated by current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have a combination of work experience and education from an accredited university or college that combined is equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering as demonstrated by passing the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) exam or required written test for professional registration administered by Boards of Engineering Examiners in any State, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have a combination of work experience and education from an accredited university or college that combined are equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering as demonstrated by completion of 60 semester hours of courses in physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, including courses specified in response Choice 1.
  • I completed a curriculum leading to a bachelor`s degree from an accredited university or college in engineering technology or another appropriate field (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology), and have at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 GS-13: Do you have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 level, as defined in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 3158753 From the list below, select the the response that best identifies your experience with project design. Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified most economical procedures for project design and performance.
  • I have identified most efficient procedures for project design and performance.
  • I have identified both the most economical and most efficient procedure for project design and performance.
  • None of the above.
4 I have experience in the following (check as many as applicable): Answer to this question is required
  • 1. Hydraulic principles of soil mechanics
  • 2. Seismic design
  • 3. Techniques in geotechnical engineering
  • 4. Foundation engineering
  • 5. Materials engineering
  • 6. Flood control
  • 7. None of the above
5 Do you possess experience providing design and engineering analysis to determine Hazard Mitigation Proposal (HMP) scope and cost estimate? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I have experience performing the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Applying regulations and FEMA policies to resolve complex Hazard Mitigation program (e.g., 44 Code of Federal Regulations, HM guidance documents).
  • Identifying 406 Mitigation projects for sound mitigation techniques.
  • Supporting and collaborate with PA, State, and applicant personnel in Hazard Mitigation Proposal (HMP) development prior to writing the HMP.
  • Reviewing Sub-grant Applications/Project Worksheets for potential 406 Mitigation and Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project partnering.
  • Providing complex benefit-cost analysis (BCA) technical assistance to HM branch.
  • Developing position papers for Region and Headquarters requiring policy determination.
  • Advising on 406 policies and mitigation methods.
  • Assisting State and PAC at all applicant briefings and all kick-off meetings.
  • None of the above.
7 From the list below, select the supervisory task(s) that you have performed on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Oversaw, directed or developed work to be accomplished by subordinates
  • Set and adjusted priorities
  • Prepared schedules for completion of work
  • Assigned work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees
  • Gave advice, counsel or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters
  • Worked with employees to identify their developmental and training needs based on organizational goals and budget realities
  • Counseled and/or disciplined employees on conduct issues
  • Counseled and/or disciplined employees on performance issues
  • I have not performed any of the above listed supervisory tasks

Grade: All Grades

All FEMA employees are subject to 24-hour on-call in the event of an emergency and all Federal employees may be subject to emergency deployment. In the event of an emergency deployment, travel requirements may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require relocation to emergency sites, some of which are quite austere. The length of deployment may last anywhere from days to months, depending upon the nature of the emergency or disaster.
Every FEMA employee is considered an emergency manager and each employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, although not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. Your emergency management duties may vary depending on the needs of the Agency, your particular skills, and certain personal circumstances. All positions 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.
1 Are you able to meet this commitment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 3225388 How did you hear about this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FEMA’s Facebook
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  • 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
    2.1 3095446 Please specify how you learned about this Federal Emergency Management Agency job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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.