Texans Needed for FEMA Jobs
FEMA is looking to hire short-term help to get communities back on their feet from this summer’s severe weather throughout Texas.
The Corsicana Daily Sun reported that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has partnered with the Texas Workforce Commission to hire a slew of Temporary-Workers to help the state recover from the severe weather and flooding we experienced in May and early June of this year. Applications will be accepted through July 24th, 2015 or until all the positions are filled. Positions are available in various areas including: Administrative/Clerical, Customer Service, Logistics, Report Writing, Switchboard/Help Desk, and Technical/Architecutre/Engineering.
There are several different types of federal government employment: (i) Full-Time, Permanent, (ii) Part-Time, Permanent, (iii) Full-Time, Temporary, (iv) Part-Time, Temporary. These positions will fall in to the 3rd and 4th categories as previously mentioned. What that means for job seekers is that this will be a good gig, until the job is done. Not that this is a bad thing, but it is important to know that going into it.
What are the details and the process? Candidates must go online to www.workintexas.com and fill out an applications. Qualified candidates will then be forwarded onto FEMA staff in either Austin, Denton, or Houston for selection and interview. Candidates must meet the following qualifications for their applications to be considered must be at least 18 years of age or older and a U.S. Citizen. Be aware, candidates will be required to have valid government identification cards such as a military ID or drivers license and be able to pass a background check that includes fingerprinting.
Though it sounds like a lot to take in, if you’ve ever desired to find out what its like to work with FEMA, it could be an awesome once in a lifetime experience. For college students out on break this summer and looking for a job, this just might be the thing you need to help bolster that resume of yours!
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