Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
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The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.
VACANCY ID: 752139
SUPERVISORY FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (FIRE), GS-0462-06/07
(SUPERVISORY WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER), POSN #4430256,
WESTERN REGION, FORT APACHE AGENCY,
DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT, FIRE MANAGEMENT - ENGINES,
GS-06: $34,907 - $45,376 Per Annum
GS-07: $38,790 - $50,431 Per Annum
NOTE: THIS IS A PERMANENT FULL-TIME SEASONAL POSITION SUBJECT TO PLACEMENT IN NON-PAY STATUS WHEN SERVICES ARE NOT NEEDED DUE TO LACK OF WORK, FUNDS, OR UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED FOR PAYMENT. ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.
FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT COVERAGE AND MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE LIMIT: This position is covered as a primary firefighter position under the special retirement provisions of U.S.C. 8336(c) (CSRS) and 5 U.S.C. 8412(d) (FERS) subject to maximum entry age and mandatory retirement at age 57, or anytime after 57, upon reaching 20 years of covered service. Applicants for this position must not have reached their 37th birthday upon appointment to this position unless there is prior service in an approved covered position to permit retirement on/before the mandatory retirement age of 57.
INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligibles that are not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7). Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible. Applicants not entitled to Indian Preference must be Federal civilian employees with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof.
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, veterans 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, visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
- US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
- BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL HIRES
- APPOINTMENT MAY INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT FOR ONE YEAR PROBATIONARY PERIOD
- APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE OR BY FAX
- DRUG-TESTING IS REQUIRED UNDER THE DOI DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE PROGRAM
- TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED FOR THIS POSITION.