Range Forestry Technician Fire Job in RIVERSIDE, CA

Vacancy No. Department Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Salary $51,845.00 to $74,444.00 Grade 08 to 09
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/22/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
RIVERSIDE, CA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/22/2018

  • Salary

    $51,845 to $74,444 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 08 - 09

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

PR-18-04

Control number

488675000

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    RANGE/FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (FIRE), GS-0455/0462-8/9,
    (DOI120, Prescribed Fire/Fuels Technician),
    DOI-Bureau of Indian Affairs,  Pacific Region, 
    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 level).

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    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. 

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Regurlarly operate government vehicles or equipment to perform the duties of the position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    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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