Job Title:Forestry Technician (Aviation Operations)
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Job Announcement Number:13-05010000-2569DP-JF
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|$58,202.00 to $63,945.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, December 06, 2012 to Monday, December 17, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Lancaster, CA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|US Citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.|
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 Forestry Technician (Forest Aviation Officer) on the Fire & Aviation Management Staff on the Angeles National Forest. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Jim Hall at (626) 574-1613 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position serves as a staff assistant to a Fire Management Officer (FMO) or Assistant Fire Management Officer (AFMO) to provide guidance and direction for all Forest aviation operations and may serve as a Air Tactical Officer on an as needed basis for a Regional Air Attack unit exclusive use contract aircraft covering most iinteragency lands in and adjacent to the National Forest. if IQCS qualifications are met. Air Tactical Group Supervisor (ATGS) qualifications are not required for this position.
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 13-05010000-2569G-JF. Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.
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.
- Minimum of 90 days of wildland firefighting experience is required.
- Secondary firefighter retirement covered position.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- Must possess and maintain a Valid Driver’s License
- US Citizenship required.