Police Officer (Canine Handler) in Round Hill, Virginia

Employer: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Location: Round Hill, Virginia

Hours: Full Time

Salary: $54,002.00 - $70,207.00 Per Year

When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. 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 www.fema.gov for additional information.Who May Apply:Individuals eligible for Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) considerationCurrent FEMA employees serving under a career or career-conditional competitive service appointmentView common definitions of terms found in this announcementThe ideal candidate has experience in law enforcement and security operations with the ability to complete explosive detection canine training, performing canine handler duties, and strong commitment to the daily responsibilities of training and caring for an assigned canine. This position starts at a salary of $54,002 (GS-08). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center (MWEOC) team within FEMA. EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: 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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