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FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 


OPPORTUNITY #: MW-06-IT-036-SSM OPENING DATE: 11/18/2005 CLOSING DATE: 12/02/2005 


THIS IS A PERMANENT APPOINTMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE. 

RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED 
POSITION:Management & Program Analyst, GS-343-12/13 
Number of Positions: 1 
Promotion Potential: GS-13 
SALARY RANGE:$62,886-$97,213 
ORGANIZATION:Information Technology Services Division, Information Resources Management Branch, Records Management Section 
DUTY LOCATION:Washington, DC 
WHO MAY APPLY:All Sources 

This employment opportunity is open to all candidates. No prior Federal service is required. Status candidates will be considered under the Agency's Merit Promotion procedures, unless they also request consideration under the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Competitive Procedures and submit two applications. 

DUTIES: 

The incumbent maintains an agency-wide records management program for a major multi-functional organization or program. Works to improve records management program areas (including electronic records), such as decentralized records function, standardized handling/retention procedures, conversion from paper to film/electronic data, and document searches. 

Develops tools promoting effective coordination of the records management program. Analyzes problems and issues concerning development of records management systems, including electronic record systems. 

Plans, executes, and reports on original or on-going analyses, or evaluations with varied, complex features that require a fresh approach to resolve problems, such as evaluating changes that could result from proposed legislation or regulatory guidelines, or from variations in demand for program services. Performs evaluation assignments of projects and studies that require analysis of interrelated issues, such as effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity, of substantive, mission-oriented programs. 

Performs a variety of duties related to information technology projects involving program-related issues that contain complicating elements. 

INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): Federal Career and Career-Conditional Displaced employees in the local commuting area who are rated "well qualified" will receive special selection priority. To apply as a displaced candidate, applicant must submit a copy of the Reduction in Force (RIF) or separation notice, a copy of their latest SF 50, a copy of their last performance appraisal, and must address all Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) for this employment opportunity. 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. 

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: 

1. Specific knowledge of Federal records management program functions, policies, and processes for the scheduling, retention, and disposition of official government records with particular attention to standards and procedures governing the records management lifecycle. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (KSAs): 

2. Knowledge of research and analysis to perform management -related studies. 

3. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate agency-wide records management program activities. 

4. Ability to plan and execute work. 

5. Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of IT project planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation. 

6. Knowledge of elecctronic document management systems and electronic records management/electronic recordkeeping systems applications and standards. 

7. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as well as interface effectively on an interpersonal basis with high level officials and resolve records management policy issues. 

BASIS OF RATING: Applicants meeting basic eligibility requirements will be rated and ranked on the knowledge, skills and abilities, and other characteristics (KSA's) required to perform the duties of the position. Please review KSA's carefully. Include in the write-ups such things as experience in and out of Federal service that gave you the specific knowledge, skill or ability; objectives of your work; and evidence of your success (such as accomplishments, awards received, etc.). 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT AT FEMA 
EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: FEMA employees may be subject to 24-hour on-call in the event of an emergency. This service may require irregular working hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee`s official position description. Selectee must be able to relocate to emergency sites with little advance notice and function under intense physical and mental stress. 

REGISTRATION FOR SELECTIVE SERVICE: The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that all male applicants born after 12-31-59, who are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, be registered or they are not eligible for appointment within this Agency. 

CITIZENSHIP: Under Executive Order 11935, only United States citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) may compete for civil service jobs. Agencies are permitted to hire non-citizens only in very limited circumstances where there are no qualified citizens available for the position. 

DRUG TESTING: Applicants for this position may be required to submit to a urinalysis for illegal drug use prior to appointment. 

DIRECT DEPOSIT: Mandatory Direct Deposit/Electronics Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) for salary payment is a condition of employment at FEMA. Selectee will be required to participate in DD/EFT. 

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS 
PUBLIC TRUST: This is a Public Trust position that requires a background investigation. Appointment to the position is subject to the applicant or appointee successfully completing essential security investigation forms, the applicant or appointee cooperating with the investigator, the completion of the investigation, and the favorable adjudication of the investigation. Failure to satisfactorily complete any aspect of this process is grounds for immediate termination. Applicants for this position may be required to submit to a urinalysis for illegal drug use prior to appointment. 

OTHER INFORMATION 
If claiming 5 point veterans' preference, a DD-214 reflecting character of discharge must be submitted. If claiming 10 point veterans' preference, both a DD-214 and SF-15 must be submitted along with the required documentation listed on the SF-15. 

Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants' who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your SSN is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and other who may know you. Failure to provide your SSN on your application materials, will result in your application not being processed. 

HOW AND WHERE TO APPLY 
Applicants can apply for this position by submitting a resume, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) OR any other written format. The resume or application must contain: 
1.The Employment Opportunity number, title and grade of the job form 5. Knowledge of the principles, m which applying (indicate the lowest grade level that you will accept if applying for a position advertised at multiple grade levels); 
2.Full name, mailing address, day and evening phone numbers, social security number, country of citizenship, branch and date of military service, if applicable; 
3.High school name and location, date of diploma or highest grade completed, college name and location, majors, type and year of any degrees received; 
4.Work experience that includes job titles, duties and accomplishments, employer`s name and address, supervisor`s name and phone number, starting and ending dates, hours per week and salary; and 
5.List of other qualifications such as job related training courses, job related skills, job related certificates and job related honors, awards and special accomplishments. 




THERE ARE SEVERAL WAYS IN WHICH YOU MAY APPLY FOR THESE POSITIONS: 

Mail - Closing date of announcement: Use of a postage paid Federal Government agency envelope to mail your application or resume is not allowed and will not be considered. Complete application packages must be received in the office by the closing date of the announcement in order to receive consideration. All forms should be sent to: 
Federal Emergency Management Agency 
Disaster Workforce Services Branch 
Building 729, P.O. Box 129 
Berryville, VA 22611 


E-Mail - [log in to unmask] Complete email packages must be received by the closing date of the announcement. Please list the job opportunity announcement number in the subject line. 

Fax to Shelley Miller: (540) 535-2839. Complete faxed packages must be received by the closing date of the announcement. 

Additional information: To obtain additional information about employment opportunities, visit our WEB site at www.dhs.gov , or call our Employment Opportunities Hotline on (800) 879-6076. 

Applicants needing TDD/TTY assistance should call the Federal Information Relay Service on (800) 877-8339. 

Be sure to include the job opportunity announcement number on your application or resume. Failure to provide the job opportunity announcement number and social security number will result in loss of consideration for the position. All application packages must be complete in order to receive consideration. This includes the following: 
"At a minimum, the application or resume and the separate written responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) and selective placement factor(s), if required. 
"If claiming 5-point veteran preference, member copy 4 of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of entitlement. 
"If claiming 10-point veteran preference, submit SF-15, Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, plus the proof required by that form. The SF-15 form can be obtained from local Federal Job Information/Testing Centers of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (listed in the telephone directory under U.S. Government) or call FEMA`s Examining Unit on (202) 646-4040. 
"If applying as an ICTAP eligible, submit a copy of the Reduction in Force (RIF) or separation notice and a copy of the last performance appraisal. 
"Status applicants with career or career-conditional status or reinstatement eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent Notification of Personnel Action (Standard Form 50) showing tenure group and highest grade held. 



THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY IS COMMITTED TO EMPLOYING A HIGHLY QUALIFIED WORKFORCE THAT REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF OUR NATION. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, non-disqualifying physical handicap, sexual orientation, and any other non-merit factor. 

The Federal Government is an Equal Opportunity Employerb form 5. Knowledge of the principles, m 

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