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FEMA Job Fair for Hurricane Recovery October 28-29

Release date: 
October 18, 2017
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AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a job fair Oct. 28-29 to hire Texans to work on Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery.


The job fair will be held at 1309 Rutherford Lane in Austin from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More than 300 jobs are available, with pay ranging from $14 to $37 per hour, depending on the position.


Some of the positions include American Sign Language interpreters, bookkeepers, accountants, auditing clerks, certified deaf interpreters, civil engineers, claims adjusters, examiners, couriers, messengers, customer support representatives (multiple languages), disability integration advisors, GIS specialists, graphic designers, writers, IT specialists and administrative assistants, among others. All are temporary full time positions.


Job seekers should bring copies of their resume and be prepared to be interviewed. Attendees are strongly encouraged to pre-register by emailing a resume to with the subject line “pre-registration.”


All attendees should bring either a valid driver’s license and Social Security card or a passport. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to pass a background check to be considered for employment. If job seekers are unable to attend the job fair and would like to apply they can visit and search “FEMA” under the “search all jobs” option.


Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 11:59