FEMA EHP Environmental Floodplain Specialist (EFSP)

Posted: October 4, 2019

This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed two years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process. The Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Cadre (EHP) announces the hiring of EHP Environmental Floodplain Specialist (EFSP) position under FEMA's CORE Program.

  • Review and implement Executive Orders 11988: Floodplains and 11990: Wetlands (though the 8-step review process); all applicable environmental and historic preservation laws, regulations, additional executive orders, and policy for FEMA funded activities.
  • Prepares National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents based on the applicable level of review.
  • Serves as a technical specialist on floodplains and wetlands, providing advice and assistance to FEMA program staff, state emergency management staff, Tribal, state, local governments, and eligible private non-profit groups.
  • Performs technical project monitoring and evaluations to meet environmental and historic preservation responsibilities.
  • Analyze and apply a wide range of scientific and technical to environmental compliance review; specifically Executive Orders 11988: Floodplains and 11990: Wetlands.

For additional information, please see the job description