The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security is in immediate need of workers to help canvass areas in NYC affected by Hurricane Sandy. They have a strong need for people who are bi-lingual. Below are the job details and information on how to apply – you will need to email your resume to them so they have your email address. They would welcome people emailing them right away – they could start the application process as early as Saturday, November 10, 2012.
Community Relations Specialist Bi-Lingual
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security has immediate openings for 300 temporary positions in all 5 boroughs of New York City. Candidates will work on foot in affected localities and communicate with persons affected by the Hurricane Sandy disaster to identify their disaster related needs and offer information on what assistance is available and how to obtain it. Candidates should possess strong computer, communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Candidates who are bi-lingual are strongly preferred. Wage is $13-$15 per hour plus overtime pay. Hours are 7 AM to 7 PM, 7 days per week. Must be eighteen years of age and a US Citizen or legally able to work in the US. A background check will be performed. FEMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, email your resume and the languages you speak to marilyn.soto with ‘Customer Relations Specialist-Bi-lingual’ in the subject line.