FEMA Internal Rotation Program – August 30

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The FEMA Internal Rotation Program is a professional development program designed to engage and strengthen the FEMA workforce. The Internal Rotation Program has updated announcements for interested employees.

The Career Development and Training Office has posted the following ten (10) internal rotation announcements:

NEW Office/Program

Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA)

PFT / NFIP Environmental Project Manager, GS-14/15

FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), is seeking a highly motivated GS-14/15 to serve as a FIMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Environmental Project Manager.  The individual in this rotation will report to the Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance.  This rotational assignment is open to all DHS and FEMA PFT/TFT employees who meet the experience requirements. 

Closes:  September 17, 2012


Office/Program

Office of Protection and National Preparedness, Grant Programs Directorate

PFT / Program Specialist, GS-11 to GS-13

Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) is currently seeking an individual at the GS-11, GS-12 or GS-13 level for a rotation (NTE 120 days) to temporarily fill the position of Program Specialist.  The selectee will provide web content development for Preparedness (Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP), Emergency Management Performance Grant Program (EMPG), Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP), Tribal Homeland Security Program (THSGP) and Port and Transit Infrastructure (PSGP and TSGP) using Drupal web content manager.

Closes:  August 31, 2012


Office/Program

Office of Protection and National Preparedness, Grant Programs Directorate

PFT / Program Specialist, GS-11 to GS-13

Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) is currently seeking an individual at the GS-11, GS-12 or GS-13 level for a rotation (NTE 120 days) to temporarily fill the position of Program Specialist. The selectee will provide support to the management of the Operation Stonegarden Security Grant Program (OPSG), including coordination with FEMA’s partner component, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).

Closes:  August 31, 2012


Office/Program

Office of Protection and National Preparedness, Grant Programs Directorate

PFT / Program Specialist, GS-11 to GS-13

Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) is currently seeking an individual at the GS-11, GS-12 or GS-13 level for a rotation (NTE 120 days) to temporarily fill the position of Program Specialist. The selectee will provide support  to the management of the Buffer Zone Protection Program (BZPP), ), including coordination with FEMA’s partner component, the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Infrastructure Protection (OIP).

Closes:  August 31, 2012


Office/Program

Office of External Affairs

PFT / Web Program Specialist, GS-9 to GS-13

FEMA’s Ready Campaign is seeking an eager and dynamic individual to serve as its web program specialist for its family of websites under Ready.gov.  This position would assist in the on-going management, development and outreach connected to its digital assets that include its social media channels.  This position will provide great experience in web site management and digital outreach to include drafting written materials and learning how to incorporate the tools of digital communications into an emergency management preparedness campaign.

Closes:  December 31, 2012


Office/Program

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

PFT / Management Analyst, GS-12

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer has a 30-day Management Analyst, GS-12 Rotational Assignment available.

  • Coordinates the vetting of Directives Agency-wide
  • Manages the tracking of Directives from inception to approval
  • Converts documents to approved 508 compliant templates
  • Ensures all documents are 508 compliant
  • Multi-tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Works collaboratively with diverse teams
  • Liaise with internal Program Offices
  • Other duties as assigned, to include a wide variety of Records and Directives projects

Closes:  September 2, 2012


Office/Program

Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Risk Management and Compliance Division

PFT / Financial Management Specialist, Accountant, GS-11 to GS-13

The individual filling this position will work within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The mission of FEMA is to “support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.”  The Risk Management and Compliance Division within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer manages resources to help FEMA program offices fulfill the FEMA mission.   Maintaining accountability to the public, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), FEMA’s Risk Management and Compliance Division (RMC) ensures that FEMA effectively manages financial risk and maintains compliance with standards set by FEMA and other government entities. 

Closes:  January 1, 2013


Office/Program

Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Financial Management Division

PFT / Financial Management Specialist, Accountant, GS-9 to GS-13

The individual filling this position will work within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The mission of FEMA is to “support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.”  The Financial Management Division within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer manages resources to help FEMA program offices fulfill the FEMA mission.  

Closes:  January 1, 2013


Office/Program

Office of External Affairs

PFT / Public Affairs Specialist, GS-11to GS-13

FEMA’s Public Affairs Division is looking for an energetic person to serve on its Internal Communications Team.  This position would assist in the on-going development and support for the agency’s internal communication efforts.  The position will provide great experience in drafting written materials and learning how to incorporate the tools of digital communications (including web and social media platforms).

Closes:  February 28, 2013


Office/Program

Office of Policy and Program Analysis (OPPA)

PFT/ Program Analyst, GS-11-14

FEMA and the entire emergency management community are called to be our best during times of national crisis; and the past three decades presented challenges and conditions that necessitate continuous reevaluation of how we deliver emergency management services. To address those challenges, FEMA’s senior leadership uses a performance-based management process called FEMASTAT. This process involves a series of frequent, integrated meetings during which principal members of the FEMA leadership team use current data to analyze performance and identify solutions for ongoing problems. FEMASTAT is managed by the Office of Policy and Program Analysis (OPPA), which is seeking several people for three-six month rotational assignments to the FEMASTAT team.

Closes:  December 31, 2012


DHS Rotational Opportunities:

Visit DHS rotational opportunities website for other opportunities at http://dhsconnect.dhs.gov/org/comp/mgmt/dhshr/emp/Pages/RotationalAssignments.aspx.

Employees should review the announcement very carefully for specific instructions on eligibility and how to apply. 

Questions Regarding the Rotation Opportunities

Email: FEMA-CDO-Rotation-Info@dhs.gov

Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
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