FEMA Overview

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If it's a disaster, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is there. Part of the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA is charged with building and supporting the nation's emergency management system. FEMA leads federal efforts to prepare for, respond to, and recover from ...
Mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.

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FEMA Reviews

3.9
76%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
Approve of CEO
Deanna Criswell
Deanna Criswell
73 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Former Employee

"customer service"

Jul 17, 2022 - Unarmed Security Officer
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

I like the fact that i traveled around the world.

Cons

The returning of home athe end of an assignement.
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Diversity & Inclusion at FEMA

4.0
(218 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diversity is vital to FEMA's mission of helping people before, during, and after disasters. The rich set of skills and knowledge brought forward by our diverse team promotes innovation, problem solving, efficiency, and continuous improvement.

You. Me. Us.
 represents how we all benefit from the diversity within FEMA. Further, it gives us an opportunity, both collectively and individually, to celebrate inclusive diversity within the agency.

FEMA has also established the Inclusive Diversity Counicl (IDC).The Inclusive Diversity Council (IDC) is an employee-led group that partners with the Office of Equal Rights (OER) and the Office of the Chief Component Huma

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Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at FEMA?

...Some on leadership are still quite “old school” when it comes to things like telework, diversity and inclusion, particularly for younger and women....Read More

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FEMA Interviews

Experience
Positive70%
Negative10%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online74%
Employee Referral10%
Recruiter5%
Difficulty
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  1. Emergency Management Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Easy phone interview. Prompt response via email with clear and precise instructions of what they need from you to move on in the hiring process. Not to mention the pay is above the average nation for the position with uncertainty, let's keep that in mind.
    Interview

    How did you respond to a difficult customer situation?

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What is paid time off like at FEMA?

...The reservist position with FEMA is great for retirees and people who want an extremely flexible lifestyle due to large amount of time off you can request and good pay while you are working....

October 13, 2020

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People Also Ask about FEMA

Employees rate FEMA 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 887 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at FEMA, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at FEMA and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 76% of employees would recommend working at FEMA to a friend. This is based on 672 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

70% of job seekers rate their interview experience at FEMA as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at FEMA.

69% of employees think that FEMA has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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