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FEMA to hire Connecticut residents


The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be hiring Connecticut residents to help with the cleanup efforts following Hurricane Sandy.

FEMA said in a statement Wednesday that its goal was to hire up to 10 percent of its workforce from Connecticut.

Connecticut residents can be hired to work for the following FEMA operations:

  • Individual Assistance
  • Public Assistance
  • Travel and Human Resources
  • Environmental and Historic Preservation
  • Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • External Affairs
  • Intergovernmental Affairs
  • National Flood Insurance Program
  • Mitigation
  • Switchboard

"Local hires bring a great deal to the table," said Federal Coordinating Officer Albert Lewis in the statement. "They have community insight and valuable work experience. Putting local people to work is an important part of FEMA's impact on the local economy.

Anyone interested in working for FEMA is asked to click the following link and type in "FEMA" and "Windsor, CT" in the search boxes. A list of available jobs will appear after the computer search.

Applicants need to be fingerprinted and will have to pass an FBI background investigation to work for FEMA.

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