Difficut work environment since you are dealing with survivors of disastors.
National Incident Management Assistant (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – May 14, 2018
In this position you get to travel all over the United States, Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The job is difficult both mentally and physically due to the nature of the position. The hours are long, usually 12 hours a day seven days a week, at least for the first month then the hours taper off.
You may deployed from 30 days to 6 months, and sometimes longer depending on the job. You usually have a 24 hour response time to arrive at the disaster office.
The down side is leaving your family, friends and home for long periods of time.