RANGE/FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (FIRE), GS-0455/0462-8/9,
(DOI120, Prescribed Fire/Fuels Technician),
DOI-Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pacific Region,
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Office of the Deputy Director-Trust Services,
Forestry and Fire, Riverside, California
GS-9: $74,444 - $57,264 Per Annum
GS-8: $51,845 - $67,404 Per Annum
(First time hires to the
Federal Government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade
NOTE: THIS POSITION IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER COMPETITIVE ANNOUNCEMENT
NUMBER PR-18-D-002. STATUS APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE
CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT A
SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH ANNOUNCEMENT.
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veteran's preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 for verification of eligibility. For more information, click here: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa
FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.
NOTE: If the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the next higher grade level.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The incumbent serves in a key fire management position as a Prescribed Fire/Fuels Technician. The primary purpose of this position involve implementation and assisting in the preparation of prescribed fire plans, fire effects monitoring plans, manual and mechanical hazardous fuels treatments, and smoke and wildland fire monitoring plans.
- Implements and participates in the technical aspects of the prescribed fire operations, ensuring that preparation, ignition, holding, mop-up, and rehabilitation are completed to the standards specified and in accordance with regulations, policies, and guidelines.
- Monitors fire behavior, evaluates fire effects, identifies potential problems and makes recommendations.
- Conducts field reconnaissance of prescribed fire/fuels treatment. Responsible for record keeping associated with fuels management.
- Identifies and provides for training needs.
- Assists in planning, implementing and coordinating all aspects of the prescribed fire and fuels management program.
- Provides assistance in program direction, short-and long-range planning; budgeting; and managing wildland fire, fuels management, and prescribed fire programs.
50% or less - Regurlarly operate government vehicles or equipment to perform the duties of the position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
NATION-WIDE / INDIAN PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES / CURRENT STATUS EMPLOYEES OR FORMER EMPLOYEES WITH REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY / VEOA ELIGIBLES
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