Financial Management Specialist (Finance and Administration Section Chief Type III) - Intermittent


About the organization

Our mission is helping people before, during and after disasters. Our core values and guiding principles help us achieve it.

At FEMA, we employ more than 20,000 people nationwide. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., we have 10 regional offices located across the country. We leverage a tremendous capacity to coordinate within the federal government to make sure America is equipped to prepare for and respond to disasters.



RESERVIST APPOINTMENTS: The Reservist Program is an appointment type granted under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Section 306 (b), which authorizes FEMA to appoint such temporary employees as necessary to accomplish work authorized under the Act

In this position, you will manage the Human Resources, Procurement, Training and Cost Units for the incident/disaster.

Typical assignments include:

Determining if the organizational structure is appropriate based on supervisor's direction and ensuring that the structure and staffing are Incident Command System (ICS) compliant.

Establishing work assignments and setting priorities.

Ensuring subordinates are briefed on information relevant to their assignments and discussing any special safety considerations or hazardous situations.

Managing the incident funding process and ensuring that all funding for surge activities conform to agency directives.
Maintaining communications and awareness with Regional Comptroller and regional personnel.


To qualify for this position, you must possess and demonstrate all of the following specialized experience:

Managing the funding process and ensuring that all financial practices and accounting records are in conformance with the organization's practices and procedures and generally accepted accounting principles;

Utilizing different financial and information systems to analyze and process financial data, reports and records pertinent to stakeholders; and

Establishing and operating financial, accounting, and reporting systems and providing advice and solutions to managers on difficult financial issues.


Minimum age of eighteen years of age is required.
All candidates must be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Your application must show that you meet all requirements for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position.


$38.09 to $49.50 per hour

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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