Supervisory 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 Status Candidates
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-18-03

Control number

488670000

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    SUPERVISORY FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (FIRE), GS-0462-8/9,
    (DOI130, Wildland Fire Operations Specialist),
    DOI-Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pacific Region,

    Deputy Superintendent - 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-001. 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:  This is a supervisory position.  Under provision of the Civil Service Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a trial period before their appointment becomes final.  Those who do not satisfactorily complete the trial period will be returned to positions of no lower grade and pay then those they occupied before assuming their supervisory assignment.

    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 Wildland Fire Operations Specialist.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide operational oversight and planning of wildland fire suppression activities, and specialized expertise in assigned zone/area.  
    ·   Responsible for the preparedness, prevention, prescribed burning, monitoring, hazardous fuel reduction, and facilities within assigned zone/area.
    ·   Assists in writing and executing wildland fire management plans, prescribed burn plans, and preparedness plans.
    ·   Provides oversight during initial and extended attack fires, directs fireline activities and tactics of dispersed firefighters, resources, equipment, and aircraft.
    ·   Utilizes wildland fire behavior knowledge and firefighting experience and assigns missions to ground and aviation wildland fire suppression resources.
    ·   Performs, and supervises employees in fire prevention, preparedness, detection, resource rehabilitation, mobilization, prescribed fire, aviation operations, and training programs.
    ·   Ensures preparedness of wildland fire suppression equipment and personnel.
    ·   Conducts field reconnaissance of proposed prescribed burn units, and makes recommendations on appropriate treatment techniques for meeting management objectives, drafts prescribed burn plans to meet those objectives and implements appropriate prescribed burn plans.
    ·   Provides technical and administrative supervision to the unit.
    ·   Develops performance standards; evaluates work performance of subordinates; and identifies and provides for routine training needs for subordinates.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Regularly operates government vehicles or equipment to perform the duties of the position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    NATION-WIDE / INDIAN PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES / CURRENT STATUS EMPLOYEES OR FORMER EMPLOYEES WITH REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY / VEOA ELIGIBLES

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
  • Fair & Transparent

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