The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced local hiring opportunities for 33 roles.
Positions span various fields including geospatial and data analytics, floodplain management, media relations, writing and editing, community design, human resources and training, hazard mitigation, administrative support, and engineering and architecture.
These roles will be critical in aiding disaster recovery operations related to Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Nicole, Hurricane Idalia, and flooding in Broward County, Florida.
The positions offer full-time employment for up to 120 days, which can be extended based on operational demands.
FEMA’s Local Hire employees can look forward to a comprehensive benefits package. It includes:
Candidates looking to apply must meet certain prerequisites. Applicants should be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old, and hold a high school diploma or GED.
Further, they will need to clear a background investigation encompassing fingerprinting and a credit check.
Prospective hires should also arrange their own transportation for commuting, reside within 50 miles of the office, and be prepared to participate in mandatory direct deposit for salary.
For those interested in joining the team, applications can be submitted via USAJobs.gov.
As the needs of the disaster operations evolve, new positions will continually be updated on USAJobs, and candidates can opt to be alerted when new FEMA Local Hire roles are listed.