The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking to hire people who live in California near the Camp, Hill, and Woolsey Wildfires in Butte, Los Angeles, and Ventura counties. All the jobs relate to the wildfire recovery effort.
If you want to apply for a job with FEMA you should create a profile at USAjobs.gov. Many of the jobs will be opening in the coming weeks and months, according to spokesman Michael Hart. Jobs will be posted for seven days only, added Hart. Search key words "FEMA Local Hire" and location "California."
Some of the jobs FEMA is looking to fill include engineers, floodplain management specialists, geospatial information systems specialists, administrative support assistants, insurance specialists, emergency management specialists, equal rights advisors, customer service representatives, analysts, voluntary agency liasons, resource managers, media relations specialists, digital communications specialists, mass care specialists, applicant services specialists, housing cooridinators, and report writers.
FEMA is an equal opportunity employer.
Anyone who is hired will join a recovery team already in place, and those teams are made up of local and federal workers, voluntary agencies representatives, and members of community organizations.