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 internal rotation announcements:
NEW Office of Protection and National Preparedness
Grant Programs Directorate
Permanent Full Time Training Specialist, GS-11 to GS-13
Grant Programs Directorate is currently seeking an individual at the GS-11, GS-12 or GS-13 level for a detail Not To Exceed 120 days to temporarily fill the position of Training Specialist. The successful applicant should have strong skills in a broad range of training, technical assistance, and professional development areas to support the understanding of the Agency’s programmatic and financial grants management requirements and processes. Closes: Oct. 26
Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Permanent Full Time Program Specialist, GS-11 to GS-14
This position serves as the Confidential and Special Assistant to the Director in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships. This Center is one of thirteen federal agency offices under the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The Center supports the mission of Department of Homeland Security and is congressionally mandated to function under FEMA. The DHS Center is located in FEMA headquarters. The Center's mission builds, sustains and leverages partnerships between faith-based and community organizations and the federal government, focusing on groups marginally affiliated with the department's components and programs. The selectee reports directly to the Director. Closes: Nov. 4
Office of Protection and National Preparedness
Office of National Preparedness
Permanent Full Time Program Specialist, GS-12/13
The Emergency Management Institute Superintendent/Office of the Director of Internal Training Integration is currently seeking a well-qualified candidate GS 12/13 for a rotational assignment lasting 120 days. The FEMA Administrator has appointed the EMI Superintendent to serve as the Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging. In this position the EMI Superintendent/DITI has been given responsibility to “ensure that FEMA’s internal training and career development programs are efficient, effective, and focused on our core mission of helping disaster survivors.” To accomplish this, the Administrator has given the DITI “full authority and support to coordinate and synchronize all internal training, leadership, career development, and educational programs and activities for the FEMA workforce.” Closes: Oct. 28
DHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships
Permanent Full Time Administrative Specialist, GS-11/12
FEMA’s DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is seeking a highly motivated GS-11/12 Administrative Specialist to provide general and specialized project coordination support in the area of constituent outreach. This position requires strong organizational and administrative skills, good written and verbal communication. Experience with excel spread sheet software. Must be able to multitask and work under strict time restraints. Must have knowledge of agency policies and procedures. Closes: Oct. 30
Office of External Affairs
Permanent Full Time 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 of the Chief Financial Officer, Risk Management and Compliance Division
Permanent Full Time Financial Management Specialist, Accountant, GS-11 to GS-13
The individual filling this position will work within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. 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 manage resources to help FEMA program offices fulfill the FEMA mission. Maintaining accountability to the public, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Homeland Security FEMA’s Risk Management and Compliance Division ensures that FEMA effectively manages financial risk and maintains compliance with standards set by FEMA and other government entities. Closes: Jan. 1, 2013
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 at 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: Jan. 1, 2013
Office of External Affairs
Permanent Full Time 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: Feb. 28, 2013
Full descriptions of each of the rotation assignments are available on on.FEMA.net. Employees interested in applying for these rotations, should click on the link, “Apply for a Rotation Position” located on the upper right-hand side of the Detail & Rotation Opportunities page.
DHS Rotational Opportunities:
Visit DHS rotational opportunities website for other opportunities at DHSconnect.dhs.gov.
Employees should review the announcement very carefully for specific instructions on eligibility and how to apply.
Questions Regarding the Rotation Opportunities