In this position, as a Civil Engineer in the Risk Analysis Branch, you will perform a broad range of engineering studies to determine risk factors. Typical assignments include:
Recommending technical direction and coordinating with Regional Contract Officers regarding flood risk studies and mapping.
Collaborating with Federal Agencies, State agencies, and local governments.
Assisting in the development of engineering guidelines and specifications for the performance of flood insurance studies and revisions.
Preparing replies to Congressional and other correspondence.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
You must successfully pass a background investigation.
Selective Service registration required.
You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
The qualification requirements listed below must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
You qualify for this position at the GS-12 level (starting salary $81,017) if you possess the following:
One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level that demonstrates the following: 1) experience developing, monitoring, or providing technical review of flood risk studies; OR 2) experience producing or evaluating hydrologic or flood-frequency analyses for flood risk management projects.
You MUST submit a copy of your transcript (unofficial is acceptable).
Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: FEMA-18-KN-191770
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