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Deputy Regional Administrator

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

New York City, NY

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When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit for additional information.

As Deputy Regional Administrator (DRA), the incumbent provides broad management and executive level direction for regional activities in concert with the Regional Administrator. The incumbent shares fully with the Regional Administrator in the day-to-day operations of the region. Adheres to policy and program guidance provided by the Administrator, Deputy Administrator and from those Service Heads with a function in the region. The DRA serves under the direction of, and reports to, the Regional Administrator, and acts in the absence of this official. The incumbent receives broad policy guidance from the Regional Administrator and performance is evaluated on the basis of results achieved.

*Applicants who applied to FEMA-18-KH-DRA2-SES should reapply under this vacancy*


Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work 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. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

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The Deputy Regional Administrator assists the Regional Administrator in providing executive leadership of the Regional Office and ensures all programs and activities of the Office receive effective coordination and decision. He/She oversees the implementation and administration of FEMA policies and programs in support of Agency and Administration goals and objectives, and strive to ensure customer satisfaction. He/She conducts strategic planning, coordination, analysis and evaluation of the Regional programs. In close coordination with the Regional Administrator, the incumbent oversees the proper execution of all FEMA programs within the Region based on headquarters guidance and serves as the alternate to the Regional Administrator as the Regional point of contact to appropriate members of Congress, State Governors, Federal, State and local officials and tribal governments on matters concerning FEMA's regional policy, programs and operations.

Specific programs administered by the Deputy Regional Administrator in close coordination with the Regional Administrator include:

Regional comprehensive emergency preparedness programs in an all-hazards approach to emergency management.

Disaster preparedness, response and recovery activities and disaster assistance in accordance with the provisions of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (the Stafford Act), when an emergency or a major disaster is declared by the President, including damage assessment, mitigation assistance, and overall coordination of Federal, State. Local, tribal, private and volunteer response efforts.

Regional Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation Programs, in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended; Hazard Mitigation teams under the Interagency Agreement; Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands under EO 11988 and 11990, respectively; and Hazard Mitigation under Section 404 of the Stafford Act.

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that encourages State and local participation in the NFIP, in accordance with the national Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended.

The Hazardous Materials program that supports State and local governments in the development and exercise of emergency response plans involving hazardous materials.

Regional Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) programs that provide assistance to States in the development and exercise of emergency response plans for radiological incidents at commercial nuclear power plants, and for transportation accidents involving radioactive materials.

Ensures readiness of the Regional emergency response capabilities. This includes ensuring there is trained staff for the Regional Response Coordination Center; the regional watch and the Regional IMAT(s). Coordinates regional disaster response and recovery operation with the local Mobile Emergency Response System Detachment (MERS).

Supervises Regional public affairs activities in consonance with the Regional Administrator's intent and Headquarters' policies.

Supervises and manages the Regional staff engaged in the delivery of Agency programs and services.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential



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FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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