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 1/13/2018 Close Date 1/22/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
RIVERSIDE, CA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/13/2018 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-D-002

Control number

488675100

  • 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 MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER PR-18-04. STATUS APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH ANNOUNCEMENT.

     

    Preference in filling vacancies in the Bureau of Indian Affairs is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25 USC 472). Verification Form BIA 4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian preference.

     

    Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 90 days from the closing date.

      

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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 - Regularly operates a motor vehicle in the performance of duties.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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