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Looking for Work? FEMA has Immediate Openings


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has immediate openings for Community Relations Specialists (PDF) in all 5 Boroughs of New York City as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

The Position

Hurricane warning., Digital ID 1572957, New York Public LibraryCandidates will work on foot in affected localities and communicate with people 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.  Must be eighteen years of age, and legally able to work in the US.  A background check will be performed.


$13-$15 per hour plus overtime pay.


7 a.m. to 7 p.m., 7 days per week.

How to Apply

Email your resume and the languages you speak, to FEMA-HR-DR4085-LocalHire@DHS.GOV with ‘Customer Relations Specialist’ in the subject line.

FEMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information on employment, please visit Job Search Central at 188 Madison Street and 34th Street.


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