FEMA is Seeking a Geospatial Emergency Management Specialist

17 Nov 2017 11:54 AM | Nicole Plese (Administrator)


FEMA is Seeking a Geospatial Emergency Management Specialist

When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support survivors and first responders in communities all across the country. We are currently seeking a talented Geospatial Emergency Management Specialist in Washington, DC.

This position is located in the National Watch Center (NWC) Branch, Operations Division, Response Directorate. The NWC's mission is to maintain uninterrupted, 24/7 situational awareness of FEMA response capabilities, readiness postures, and all events–natural or man-made–that may require a coordinated federal disaster response. This position starts at a salary of $66,510 (GS-11) or $79,720 (GS-12). The application deadline is Wednesday, November 22.


  • As a Geospatial Analyst, the incumbent performs key program implementation of the FEMA geospatial information systems (GIS) initiatives and operations.
  • Responsible for supporting the NWC and its related functions and GIS initiatives and operations.
  • Performs activities in support of the NWC in operational areas such as analysis and productions, modeling; data management; innovations, tools development, coordination and dissemination; remote sensing; and coordination and collaboration with agency headquarters and regional components.
  • Serves as a key resource on highly critical and complex geospatial program initiatives.
  • Coordinates with appropriate geospatial stakeholders to prevent duplication of effort and to promote information sharing.

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Contact Information

Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Department of Homeland Security

email fema-careers@fema.dhs.gov

web careers.fema.gov

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