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FEMA is hiring.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has an immediate need to fill temporary positions in Mayfield, Hopkinsville, Frankfort and the surrounding areas to assist with Kentucky’s recovery from the Dec. 10-11 tornadoes.

FEMA is looking for qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds to fill a variety of emergency management functions. Posted vacancies include positions in logistics, hazard mitigation, operations, public assistance, external affairs, community planning and information technology.

FEMA PIO, La-Tanga Hopes commented on the new hiring action by leveling “With the 30-day disaster application extension, FEMA was able to contribute $14 Million towards housing assistance and other disaster-related needs.  Local hiring adds a 3rd dimension to the federal government’s efforts in supporting western Kentucky in disaster recovery”.  She also reminded readers, application deadline for both disaster assistance and local hires is March 14, 2022

The temporary positions are for 120 days and may be extended, in 120-day increments, for a maximum 365-day appointment, based on the needs of the disaster.

Kentuckians who wish to apply for these positions can go to usajobs.gov to learn more and submit their applications. Salaries range from $16.12/hour to $45.24/hour. Detailed information is provided for each position including pay and benefits.

These job postings will close March 14 or when the agency has received 200 applications, whichever is sooner. People who are interested in applying should do so as soon as possible. Applicants may be contacted via email, phone, or mail regarding the interview, hiring and selection process.

For information on Kentucky’s recovery from the tornadoes, visit fema.gov/disaster/4630. Follow FEMA on Twitter at FEMA Region 4 (@femaregion4) / Twitter and at facebook.com/fema.

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