Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist (National IMAT Infrastructure Branch Director)AD-0089-04


Vacancy ID: 839990   Announcement Number: MG-2013-LNG-839990-IMAT   USAJOBS Control Number: 337497300

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED

1. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience. Select the response that best describes your qualifications for the Emergency Management Specialist (Infrastructure Branch Director) AD-0089-04. Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have specialized experience implementing and executing plans to to repair, replace, or supplement parts of a community's infrastructure.
B. I have specialized experience implementing and executing disaster Public Assistance (PA) operational plans to deliver disaster aid to repair, replace, or supplement parts of a community's infrastructure, developing deliberate plans to support emergency management operations, and leadership experience in effective catastrophic/major disaster emergency management planning, both internal and external, at the Federal, State and/or local level.
C. I do not possess specialized experience described above.

From the following items, choose the ONE statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume or application form, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skills levels you claim in this questionnaire. Each of your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training, and/or specific work experience you describe in your resume submitted for this position. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or firing you after you begin work.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Develop disaster public assistance operational plans in line with defined missions, goals, and objectives.

3. Participate in Public Assistance planning efforts, such as PA Management Plan, Debris Plan, Transition Plan, and Demobilization Plan.

4. Provides infrastructure input to the development of incident objects.

5. Coordinate with Other Federal Agencies (OFA) plus State/tribal/territorial/local officials to ensure unity of effort in resolving short and long term disaster recovery public assistance issues.

6. Ensures that infrastructure and PA tactics meet incident strategies and objectives.

7. Ensures that sufficient funding is available in the National Emergency Management Information System (NEMIS) and other appropriate systems.

8. Establish, maintain and track a continuous improvement plan in coordination with internal and external planning counterparts.

9. Participates and supports the transition from National Response Framework activities and operations to the National Disaster Recovery Framework activities and operations.

10. Coordinate internal and external planning efforts that require developing consensus among partners having overlapping authorities and jurisdictions for response.

11. Coordinate with the State Incident Management Team Planning Support Leader and other appropriate State planning section members.

12. Ensure that public information releases related to Infrastructure and PA are accurate.

13. Ensure Disaster Projections Report input to the Finance/Administration Section Chief.

Please select the response below that reflects your understanding of the Special Requirements of National Incident Management Assistance Teams (IMAT).

14. Are you aware that 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?

A. Yes
B. No

15. Are you able to meet this commitment?

A. Yes
B. NO

16. Do you understand that the length of such deployment may last anywhere from days to months, depending upon the nature of the emergency or disaster?

A. Yes
B. No

17. Are you able to meet this commitment?

A. Yes
B. No

18. Do you understand that in the event of an emergency deployment, your travel requirements may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require you to relocate to emergency sites, some of which are quite austere?

A. Yes
B. No

19. Are you able to meet this commitment?

A. Yes
B. No