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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 Please select the statement(s) that describe your experience in communicating in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared legal briefs, memoranda and/or opinions.
  • I have prepared legal analysis, summaries or justifications, investigative reports, and/or articles in writing for senior management.
  • I have answered or drafted responses to congressional correspondence, investigative reports, and/or audits.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
13 Choose all of the following statements that apply to your experience in communicating orally. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience speaking to groups in a formal setting.
  • I have experience giving both formal and informal briefings on non-technical matters.
  • I have experience explaining procedures, codes, and regulations to others on technical matters to management.
  • I have presented programmatic and technical information
  • None of the above.
14 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
15 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)
16 From the list below, select the party(ies) that you have provided floodplain management information, advice, and opinions to. Answer to this question is required
  • Public Assistance (PA) personnel
  • Housing personnel
  • Other Federal agencies
  • State trainings for environmental compliance
  • Special interest groups
  • None of the above
17 Do you have at least one year of experience applying rules, regulations, laws, and policies related to floodplain management? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 I have performed the following activities in support of Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Management. Answer to this question is required
  • Direct crew members to carry-out HM FPM objectives.
  • Provide expertise on coastal zone floodplain management including Coastal Barrier Resources Act (COBRA), Coastal Construction Manual, and tsunami inundation mapping.
  • Provide technical expertise on floodway standards and other high-risk flooding, such as flash flood areas, fluctuating lake levels, ice jam flooding, mudflows, alluvial fan flooding, closed lake basins, and areas of special consideration.
  • Address potential impacts caused by unsafe levees and dams, high velocities, and debris flows.
  • Coordinate floodplain management concerns (e.g., coastal, COBRA, riverine, advisory mapping) with insurance specialists.
  • Provide technical assistance to local officials with respect to post-disaster FPM compliance in accordance with 44 CFR Part 60.3.
  • I do not have this experience.
19 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.
20 Do you possess knowledge of and experience in applying riverine floodplain management concepts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No