FEMA Hiring Local Employees for South Carolina Disaster Recovery Offices

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is hiring South Carolinians for full-time, temporary jobs at offices in Blythewood, Florence and North Charleston.

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce and FEMA are working together to advertise job opportunities. To apply for open positions, create an account on the jobs.scworks.org website.

The following positions are needed:

•    Administrative assistant
•    Logistics management specialist
•    Courier
•    Program liaison
•    Speakers bureau specialist
•    Digital communications specialist
•    Writer/editor
•    GIS specialist
•    Environmental specialist
•    Environmental floodplain specialist
•    Historic preservation specialist
•    Switchboard operator

More positions may be posted on the SCworks website as disaster recovery continues.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens 18 years of age or older. They must have a valid government identification card, such as a driver’s license or military ID. Before hiring, selected candidates will be subject to a complete background investigation.

FEMA is committed to employing a highly qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of our nation. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, nondisqualifying physical handicap, sexual orientation and any other nonmerit factor. The federal government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4241 and http://www.scemd.org/ for news and information about South Carolina’s recovery.

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