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FEMA Seeking Applicants To Join Hurricane Ida Recovery Team

FEMA is Hiring Local LA Residents!

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents with experience in customer service, data entry, external affairs, logistics, and more have several opportunities to join the Hurricane Ida response and recovery effort as temporary employees. Hiring local, temporary staff is one way FEMA diversifies its workforce and broadens its expertise.

The following jobs are available, mostly in Baton Rouge, to aid with community recovery needs:

Hazard Mitigation Training and Administrative Specialist (posting closes Tuesday, Oct. 12)

Data Integration Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 100 applications have been received)

External Affairs Private Sector Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 200 applications have been received)

Geospatial Information Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 100 applications have been received)

Manufactured Housing Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 300 applications have been received)

Digital Communications Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 100 applications have been received)

Voluntary Agency Liaison Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 300 applications have been received)

Community Education and Outreach Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 100 applications have been received)

Applicant Services Program Specialists will be hired in Baton Rouge, Houma and New Orleans (postings close Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 400 applications have been received, which may be sooner than the closing date)

Administrative Assistant (posting closes Monday, Oct. 18, or when 100 applications have been received)

Most temporary local hires are employed through a streamlined hiring process. A local hire’s term of employment is 120 days, though it may be extended in 120-day increments. Visit the links above for additional information, including job responsibilities and compensation.

FEMA is an equal opportunity employer. Salaries are comparable to local pay rates.

Conditions of Employment:

You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.

You must successfully pass a background investigation.

Selective Service registration is required for males born after Dec. 31, 1959.

To see other FEMA career postings, visit fema.gov/careers.

For the latest information visit fema.gov/disaster/4611. Follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6 or on Facebook at facebook.com/FEMARegion6.

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