This is a Senior Executive Service position located within FEMA's Mission Support Bureau, in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The Deputy Chief Information Officer reports directly to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and assists in the design, development, operation, maintenance and integration of a complete range of information systems for supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mission.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) provides enterprise IT services that are vital to carrying out FEMA's mission both for employees and disaster survivors and defines the IT vision and strategy for FEMA. The incumbent works closely with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO), and is responsible for participating in the coordination and integration of policies, guidelines, procedures and activities to ensure effective, efficient and economical information management planning, acquisition, and management in support of FEMA mission and objectives.
Key duties and responsibilities of the incumbent include the following:
EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.