Local Employees Wanted for Disaster Recovery Jobs

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RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolinians looking for full-time temporary work now have an opportunity to be part of the team to help their state recover from Hurricane Florence, and to learn first-hand about the recovery process. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is advertising open temporary positions. If you are interested in working with FEMA, you can go to www.usajobs.gov to find available job opportunities.

Positions are posted as the need arises. FEMA will be here to help the people of North Carolina recover for as long as needed. Current open positions include administrative assistants and human resources specialists. Positions in accounting, planning, analytics, statistics, writing and editing, media relations, environmental sciences and construction management, among others, will be posted in the coming days. For some positions you may need a relevant college degree.

If you are seeking a job with FEMA, you must be a U.S. citizen 18 years of age or older and have a valid government identification card, such as a driver’s license, passport, Social Security card, birth certificate or U.S Military ID. Before hiring, candidates will be subject to a complete background investigation.

FEMA is committed to employing a highly qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of our nation and the people we serve. The federal government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, non-disqualifying physical handicap, sexual orientation and any other non-merit factor.

For more information on the North Carolina’s recovery, visit the disaster webpage at www.fema.gov/disaster/4393 and the North Carolina Emergency Management website at ncdps.gov.

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