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FEMA hiring disaster recover workers in Iowa

Posted at 10:05 AM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 11:05:11-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — FEMA has an immediate need to fill temporary positions in Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Polk, Pottawattamie, Shelby, and Woodbury counties to assist with disaster recovery.

FEMA is looking for qualified candidates for a variety of emergency management functions. Posted positions include public assistance specialists, site inspection specialists, travel specialists, emergency management specialists and external affairs specialists.

The temporary positions are for 120 days and may be extended in 120-day increments for a year, based on the needs of the disaster.

To see posted positions, go online to and search "FEMA local hire" and type "Iowa" in the location box. Detailed information is provided for each position, including pay, benefits, and application deadlines. The deadline to apply is April 30.