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Federal agency is looking to fill several temporary jobs

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is hiring local residents to assist in the disaster recovery effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

There is a particular need for people with a general background in construction to fill more than 50 temporary positions in Warner Robins, Albany, Brunswick and Savannah, according to a news release from FEMA. These public assistance site inspectors will validate disaster damage and collect specific and detailed information on damaged public facilities. A few positions are more administrative in nature.

More information about this position and other available positions in Georgia are listed under the “We are Hiring” tab at www.fema.gov/disaster/4338.

Anyone who is interested and a current resident of Georgia, should visit www.employgeorgia.com/jobseekers, create a profile and enter the position title or email a resume to FEMA-DR4338GA-LocalHires@fema.dhs.gov. Be sure to list the job title and location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

It is the policy of FEMA to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants in every aspect of their employment and working conditions, the release said.

Those hired will join the recovery team already in place, which is composed of local and federal workers, voluntary agencies and community organizations.

Linda S. Morris: 478-744-4223, @MidGaBiz

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