Job Title:FORESTRY TECHNICIAN HANDCREW
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Job Announcement Number:TEMPOCR-0462-05-HANDCREW-DT
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|$15.00 to $15.00 / Per Hour|
|Monday, November 19, 2012 to Wednesday, November 21, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Temporary|
|MANY vacancies in the following location(s):|
Heflin, AL View Map
Chino Valley, AZ View Map
Douglas, AZ View Map
Duncan, AZ View Map
Nogales, AZ View Map
More Locations (219)
WHO MAY APPLY:
|US Citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.|
Vacancy Announcement has been cancelled. Please apply to announcement number: TEMPOCR-0462-5-HANDCREW-DT that will be opened on Friday, 11/23/2012. Thank you for your interest.
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
This is a standard wildland fire management position description intended for use in the USDA, Forest Service. The position is located on a wildland fire crew. The purpose of the position is wildland fire suppression/management/control as a specialized firefighter with responsibility for the operation and maintenance of specialized tools or equipment.
This is a continuously open vacancy announcement for one or more locations throughout the Forest Service. The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual unit needs.
TEMPORARY OPEN CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT: Most positions are expected to start in April and be filled through September. There may be some positions that start earlier and/or end later. Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the recruitment process. The first certificate of candidates will be issued to the hiring unit no sooner than five working days after the opening date of the announcement. Additional certificates will be issued upon request from the hiring unit. When there are no applicants for specific locations, the search area may be broadened when generating certificates to include locations in the closest city nearby. Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours. Considerable travel may be required. Some positions involve work that requires travel away from the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles).
Positions may be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months or as a not to exceed (NTE) 1 year which can be extended 1 additional year.
Hourly wage as shown is Rest of U.S. (RUS). Specific wage rate will vary by location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown on the vacancy announcement. http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/indexGS.asp
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen to apply.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- Minimum of 90 days of wildland firefighting experience is required.
- Must possess and maintain a Valid Driver’s License.
- Position requires a Work Capacity Test (WCT).
- Must meet IFPM qualifications.