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Posted on: September 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] FEMA Hiring Texas Residents for Hurricane Harvey Recovery Jobs


FEMA is seeking talented and hard-working people to help support the response and recovery efforts. Some of the jobs pay between $14 and $34 per hour.

AUSTIN, Texas – In partnership with the State of Texas, FEMA is hiring workers across the state for administrative, logistical and technical jobs related to hurricane recovery.

Those hired will join the recovery team – local, state and federal workers, voluntary agencies and community organizations – already in place. Through temporary local employees, FEMA gains valuable community insights, provides jobs and puts Texans to work helping Texans.

Jobs posted recently pay between $14 and $34 per hour. Some of the jobs include: administrative support assistant, civil engineer, communications specialist, construction cost estimator, courier, crisis counselor, customer service specialist, environmental specialist, floodplain management specialist, graphics specialist, hazard mitigation outreach specialist, historic preservation specialist, registered nurse and voluntary agency liaison, among others.

The first step is to register at, the Texas Workforce Commission’s website, where application instructions are posted. FEMA will announce more jobs soon.

Last Updated: 

September 11, 2017 - 19:26

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