USAJobs Announcement Number - FEMA-17-DH-131012-DE
**Application window closes on Thursday 12/29/2016**
The ideal candidate will have experience working for an insurance or re-insurance company in pricing, reserving and developing insurance products. This is a GS-14 level position. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration team within FEMA.
Typical assignments include:
Performing quantitative analyses and actuarial support including rate-making for existing and for new coverages based on consideration of loss experience and theoretical damage and frequency data resulting from hydrologic studies, and the study of the catastrophic loss funding requirements unique to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Performing quantitative analyses and actuarial support to provide management with quantitative basis for making program decisions on the size, scope and mechanism for providing insurance.
Acting as representative of the Deputy Administrator with contractor staff, insurance companies and their industry advisory groups, and others in policy matters concerning the Write Your Own (WYO) Statistical Plan and actuarial aspects of the NFIP.
Preparing and presenting briefings explaining and defending studies and results to various internal and external groups.
Serving as the expert technical advisor for the development of actuarial policy used as guidelines for Insurance Underwriters and Write Your Own (WYO) Companies nationwide.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
You must successfully pass a background investigation.
Selective Service registration required.
Individual Occupational Requirements
A bachelor's degree that included courses in actuarial science, mathematics, relevant statistics, business, finance, economics, insurance, or computer science totaling at least 24 semester hours. This course work must have included a minimum of 12 semester hours of mathematics that included differential and integral calculus and one or more courses in mathematics for which these calculus courses were prerequisites. AND One year of actuarial experience equivalent to the GS-13 level.
In addition to the individual occupational requirement described above, you must meet the followingrequirement(s) to be considered qualified for the position:You qualify for this position at the GS-14 level (starting salary $108,887) if you possess the following: One full year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 level, that demonstrates the following: 1) Reviewing actuarial policy and recommendations; 2) Performing statistical and actuarial projections for insurance coverage; 3) Assisting in budget formulation and justification; 4) Conducting studies on flood insurance programs.
Additional Salary Information: This position starts at a salary of $108,887 (GS-14 Step 1) and goes to the $141,555 (GS-14 Step 10).
When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challeng...es on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.