Here is a list of disaster relief jobs FEMA needs to fill during its upcoming Austin job fair

More than a month has passed since Hurricane Harvey slammed the Gulf Coast and its surrounding areas.

More than a month has passed since Hurricane Harvey slammed the Gulf Coast and its surrounding areas.

The ongoing disaster recovery in Houston needs more hands and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, will look to recruit workers from the Austin area during a job fair on Oct. 28 and 29.

According to a press release sent out by FEMA, more than 300 positions related to relief efforts are available, with pay ranging from $14 to $37 per hour. All positions are temporary and full-time.

Available positions include the following:

• American Sign Language interpreters
• Bookkeepers
• Accountants
• Auditing clerks
• Certified deaf interpreters
• Civil engineers
• Claims adjusters
• Examiners
• Couriers
• Messengers
• Customer support representatives—multiple languages
• Disability integration advisors
• Geographic information system specialists
• Graphic designers
• Writers
• Information technology specialists
• Administrative assistants, among others.

The job fair will be held at 1309 Rutherford Lane, Austin, on Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Applicants are expected to bring resumes and prepare to be interviewed. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and can be completed by sending a resume to [email protected], with the subject line “Pre-registration.”

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and will be subject to a background check. For those unable to attend the event, visit and search “FEMA” under the “search all jobs” option.


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