[Nfbc-info] FYI FW: Job Announcement: Disability Integration Advisor - ASL Specialty

Michael Hingson Mike at michaelhingson.com
Wed Dec 17 16:24:29 UTC 2014

Does anyone know of someone who would qualify for this? 






Michael Hingson


From: Xavier, Joe at DOR [mailto:Joe.Xavier at dor.ca.gov] 
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 05:30 AM
To: Xavier, Joe at DOR
Subject: Job Announcement: Disability Integration Advisor - ASL Specialty



U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

Washington, DC  20472

Dear Colleagues,


The Office of Disability Integration and Coordination at FEMA is now
accepting applications for a Disability Integration Advisor position with an
American Sign Language (ASL) specialty. The open period for this
announcement is from Monday, December 15, 2014 to Thursday, January 15,
2015.  To apply for this position or for full information, including key
requirements and a description of duties, please click the following link to
access the job announcement through USAJobs.gov:

If you have any questions, please contact Shannon Blair at
shannon.blair at fema.dhs.gov <mailto:shannon.blair at fema.dhs.gov>  or by phone
number 800-879-6076.

Job Title: Disability Integration Advisor (American Sign Language Specialty)

Department: Department Of Homeland Security

Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Job Announcement Number: FEMA-15-SB-011-RSV

Salary Range: $39.97 to $39.97 / Per Hour

Open Period: Monday, December 15, 2014 to Thursday, January 15, 2015 

Series & Grade: AD-0301-00

Position Information: Temporary - Intermittent employment not to exceed 2

Duty Locations:  MANY vacancies - Location Negotiable After Selection,
United States

Who May Apply: All United States Citizens 

Security Clearance: Public Trust - Background Investigation 

Supervisory Status: No


As a Disability Integration Advisor (American Sign Language Specialty) in
FEMA's Reservist Program, you will be responsible for:

Providing American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation to meet the
communications requirements of disaster survivors, FEMA employees, and the
general public throughout emergency operations, programs and services while
deployed to disasters.

Providing guidance regarding effective communication access in all phases of
emergency response, recovery, mitigation and preparedness.

Providing interpreting services to achieve equal access to effective
communication between Disability Integration Advisors, Disability Advisor
Leads and Command and General Staff including:

*         Working collaboratively and providing guidance to Federal
Coordinating Officer, Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator, External
Affairs, Disaster Survivor Assistance, Individual Assistance, Recovery and
other program areas that interface with the community.

*         Providing guidance for State and local governmental agencies to
assist with ensuring people with disabilities have equal access to programs
and services.

*         In collaboration with Support Services Branch or designee,
provides guidance & technical assistance to Individual Assistance,
Information Technology and Logistics staff to establish accessibility at
Disaster Recovery Center and other field locations.

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