Job Opportunities For Retirees

SPECIAL NOTICE

Job Opportunity – President, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)

External candidates are sought for the position of volunteer president of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA).

With over 1,000 members, UNA-NCA is the largest and most active chapter of UNA-USA, an independent national public education and advocacy organization promoting the work of the UN. With a small staff and budget and many interns and volunteers, UNA-NCA organizes public events, private briefings, advocacy activities, and a large Global Classrooms education program with an annual Model UN conference for middle and high school student at the State Department. The president chairs the board, oversees the work of the staff and volunteers, assists with fundraising, and plays an active leadership role throughout the work of the organization.

The UNA-NCA nominating committee seeks candidates inter alia for the post of president-elect. The committee will propose a slate for non-competitive election in May 2016. The president-elect will serve for one year in that capacity along with current president Ambassador Donald T. Bliss (ret), and take office as president in June 2017 for the first of what could be two two-year terms.

Interested persons should contact nominating committee chair A. Edward Elmendorf at edwardelmendorf@gmail.com.

In addition to the jobs featured below, the following companies, universities and non-profits offer employment to former and retired Foreign Service personnel:

  • www.selfhelpinternational.org - Self-Help International (SHI) has always been concerned with helping people help themselves; it governs what projects we undertake, where they take place, and what our end goal should be. We have committed to two countries in the world: Ghana, West Africa, and Nicaragua, Central America.
  • jobs.rice.edu/postings/search - Careers with Rice University.
  • www.worldlearning.org - World Learning is a nonprofit organization advancing leadership in more than 60 countries.
  • www.usajobs.gov - USAJOBS is the Federal Government’s official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
  • www.irex.org/careers - IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally.
  • www.ellucian.com - At Ellucian, provides education institutions with the innovative solutions they need to help people everywhere discover their futures through learning.
  • www.fhi360.org/careers - FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
  • ibtci.devhire.devex.com - International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. small business, supporting and facilitating economic and industrial development.
  • www.crownagents.com/en-US/jobs - Crown Agents USA delivers innovative economic development, health services, procurement, food security, and monitoring and evaluation projects as a development partner.
  • www.planusa.org/careers - Plan International USA works with partners, donors, and communities to ensure a brighter future for children around the world.
  • www.care.org/careers - Serves individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world.
  • www.urc-chs.com/join-our-team - For 50 years, URC has sought to combine the idealism of academic research with the pragmatism necessary in the real world.
  • www.pactworld.org - Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides.
  • www.camris.com/Careers.htm - CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services.
  • iocareers.state.gov/Main/Content/Page/short-term-contracts - International Organization Careers - Short-Term Contracts - Employment opportunities and recruit for specific technical expertise or to fill temporary staffing gaps.

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Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator

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 seeking a Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator (FDRC) to lead and coordinate the timely delivery of all Federal Disaster Recovery assistance to support State, local, and Tribal governments and affected communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

The FDRC is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position. Members of the SES serve in the key positions just below the top Presidential appointees. SES members are the major link between these appointees and the rest of the Federal workforce. The successful candidate will be a motivated leader who has a record of sound fiscal management, experience in a senior administrative position, and proficiency in community engagement. Learn more about SES positions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate disaster recovery coordination and collaboration between the federal interagency and tribal, state, and local governments, the private sector, and voluntary, faith based and community organizations
  • Lead the development of a Strategic Recovery Support Strategy for disasters involving complex recovery activities
  • Coordinate federal interagency, local governments, and relevant non-governmental organizations to ensure proper disaster recovery support functions
  • Manage external relations and media affairs
  • Establish partnerships with and supporting Tribal and/or the State Recovery Coordinator (TRC/SRC) and the Local Recovery Managers (LRM) to facilitate disaster recovery
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus, but not required

Technical Qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Federal programs and policies that affect FEMA's emergency management programs and experience in developing response and recovery programs
  • Broad knowledge of the disaster recovery authorities of other Federal departments, State and local governments as well as their emergency operations procedures
  • Experience leading community planning, recovery, and development support in pre- and post- disaster environments and facilitating collaboration and building partnerships with Federal, state, local and Tribal stakeholders

Executive Core Qualifications

  • Leading Change
  • Leading People
  • Results Driven
  • Business Acumen
  • Building Coalitions

Read detailed information about the Executive Core Qualifications.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume that specifically speaks to their experience with the mandatory Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications. They are also strongly encouraged to submit a comprehensive narrative statement addressing the Technical Qualifications. The narrative should demonstrate the specialized experience and technical competence that would indicate successful performance in this position.

This position closes on 12/27/2017.

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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

Help Support Texas Hurricane Survivors

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 talented executives to work in the Texas Long Term Recovery Office to support the hurricane response and recovery efforts in Austin, Texas.

Director

The Director of the Texas Long Term Recovery Office is responsible for coordinating the relationships among Federal, State, and local agencies; voluntary relief organizations; and FEMA staff for federal assistance issues following Hurricane Harvey. This position starts at a salary of $120,228 (IC-15). This position closes on 11/13/17.

Qualifications
  • Experience coordinating the work of Federal, State, and local agencies
  • Familiar with managing/leading a disaster recovery program or organization
  • Experience analyzing disaster recovery programs, making recommendations for improvements, and leading change initiatives
  • Capable of presenting to senior leadership

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Deputy Director

The Supervisory Program Specialist (Deputy Director) is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of the coordination of the relationships among Federal, State, and local agencies; voluntary relief organizations; and FEMA staff for federal assistance issues following Hurricane Harvey. This position starts at a salary of $102,211 (IC-14). This position closes on 11/13/17.

Qualifications
  • Experience coordinating the work of Federal, State, and local agencies
  • Familiar with supervising a team providing disaster recovery services
  • Experience planning, executing, and evaluating projects supporting disaster recovery operations
  • Capable of analyzing disaster recovery programs and recommending policy or process changes

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Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff serves as a senior advisor to the Director of the Texas Long Term Recovery Office. This position starts at a salary of $86,495 (IC-13). This position closes on 11/13/17.

Qualifications
  • Experience supervising a team
  • Capable of serving as a liaison between management and external stakeholders
  • Familiar with analyzing program issues and recommending policy or process changes to improve customer service and/or reduce expenses
  • Experience leading studies/evaluations and presenting findings

Apply Now!

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