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 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-001

Control number

488674800

  • 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 MERIT PROMOTION 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.

    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:  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

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
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