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Small Business Administration Program Analyst (Recovery Coordinator) in United States

Summary The duty station will be established at any of the SBA District Offices within Region 1 You will serve as a Program Analyst (Recovery Coordinator) for the Small Business Administration, Office of Disaster Recovery & Resilience, Field Operations Center East - in Atlanta GA. This position is responsible for coordinating disaster recovery efforts with other recovery and resilience program management stakeholders and partners in a field environment for a protracted period. Responsibilities As a Program Analyst (Recovery Coordinator) at the GS-0343-13, some of your typical work assignments may include: Coordinates disaster recovery efforts with other recovery and resilience stakeholders that consist of federal partners, state economic development and recovery and resilience management organizations, state and local appointed and elected officials, small business development and industry, finance, and resource partners. Develops plans that address the entire Recovery & Resiliency Continuum that facilitate the interconnectedness of recovery activities from pre-incident through long-term recovery within the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF). Collaborates, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the ongoing effectiveness of recovery and resilience planning programs for State, Regional and local governments to improve their recovery and resilience operations. Compiles expert level reports, informational papers and briefings which identify recovery practices to gain program support and describe program accountability to agency heads and stakeholders. Serves as an expert on Federal recovery statues, regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to its impact on the delivery of the SBA disaster loan program. Serves as Agency spokesperson at regional conferences, meetings, committees, and working groups to present the organization's message and to ensure seamless integration of incident recovery operations. IMPORTANT NOTES: This is a Permanent position, which is a competitive service status position with a full-time work schedule. If required to travel to a disaster site, you may encounter hazardous working and/or living conditions, for example, no water or electricity and/or minimal lodging facilities. A valid driver's license may be required. The selectee's salary will be based on the assigned duty station. The difference in salary is determined by the locality pay in each location, salaries for all areas are available on the OPM website at: General Schedule ( By applying for this position with SBA's Office of Disaster Recovery and Resilience, you can enjoy challenging but satisfying work and join a highly motivated and diverse team that helps families and businesses rebuild their lives after a disaster. Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 180 days from the closing date. This position is not included in a bargaining unit. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Experience: To receive credit, you must indicate the month and year as well as the average hours worked per week for each employer. Average work hours must be stated on the resume to quantify each period of work experience or that experience will not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. You must address the specific specialized experience required for each grade level of this position on your resume or application or you will be rated "Ineligible" for that grade level. GS-13: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-12 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position. In addition, this Specialized Experience must demonstrate the following: Experience in response and recovery operations for emergencies such as disasters, catastrophes, and/or incidents; and Apply a wide range of incident/emergency management knowledge and skills to provide advice, guidance, and policy interpretation; and Perform incident/emergency management procedures at the state and/or local level with a specific focus on mitigation, preparedness, or recovery; and Provide after action reports regarding disaster, catastrophe and/or incident to help communities and individuals return to normal or near normal conditions; and Provide response and recovery support for all disaster survivors and community stakeholders; and Draft task-orientated contingency plans or action plans that integrate an organization's programs with local, state, or tribal governments, or key stakeholders. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's Qualifications website: Management and Program Analysis Series 0343 ( Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. TIME-IN-GRADE: If you are a current career or career-conditional federal employee applying for promotion under Merit Promotion you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in positions at the next level lower than the position being filled. All qualification requirements must be met by 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) on 04/16/2024. Education Education may not be substituted for experience for this position. Additional Information If selected for this position, you will be eligible for benefits. The above link is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a RA in your online application. Requests for RA for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for RA must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for RA are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, based on your adjudication decision. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a RA, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: Career and InterAgency Career Transition Assistance Programs: Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) is a program that helps "surplus" or "displaced" federal employees improve their chances of finding a new job in their current agency (intra-agency, i.e. SBA employees only). Inter-Agency Career Transition Assistance (ICTAP) is a program that helps "surplus" or "displaced" federal employees improve their chances of finding a new job at another agency (inter-agency; i.e. not applying to their current or former agency). Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. For additional information visit Telework may be available. For information on Telework visit: