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1001 to 5000 employees
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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 ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist in Blythewood, SC
    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist in Blythewood, SC
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    I have been working at FEMA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People, experience, training, Pay (get paid holidays)

    Cons

    Only temporary for Local Hires (with possibility of a permanent offer)

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FEMA Interviews

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    Program Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at FEMA in February 2017.

    Interview

    This was a first round interview conducted over the phone after an online application. The interview was conducted by a group of 5 junior level staff (my peers). A few hours later they informed me that I had progressed to submitting a writing sample--round two of three. I'm now waiting to hear if I made it to round three (interviewing with senior staff).

    Interview Questions

    • Are will willing to commit to non-regular hours in the case of emergency management recall?
      Tell us about yourself and your interest in FEMA
      How much statistics experience have you had? How do you handle variables that are not easily measurable?
      How do you cope when your supervisor changes your work plan?
      What experience have you had with presenting to broader and specialized audiences?  
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