Job Title:Fire Logistics Dispatcher
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Bureau of Land Management
Job Announcement Number:BLM-FIRE-2013-087
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Hour|
|Tuesday, April 02, 2013 to
Friday, May 24, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|These are full-time excepted service temporary seasonal positions; Not to Exceed 6 months. -
The length and actual dates of employment may vary depending on the position.|
|FEW vacancies -
Anchorage, AK, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from all qualified United States citizens.|
The Bureau of Land Management is looking for temporary employees to work as Fire Logistics Dispatchers in Alaska.
In addition to the base salary: For Anchorage, AK, you will receive a 5.57% cost of living allowance. These allowances are subject to annual review, adjustment and gradual decrease.
FIRST CONSIDERATION DATE: Selecting Officials in Anchorage will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement. You must apply on or before 4/16/2013 to receive first consideration for this location. Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed during the open period of the announcement.
For information on the Bureau of Land Management(BLM), please visit their website
For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select the state you are interested in.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen
- You must be 18 years of age or older prior to appointment
- These positions have no promotion potential
DUTIES:Back to top
A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-05) Serves as a dispatcher, receiving, filling, and tracking resource order requests for fire and other emergency incidents. Collects, processes, collates and submits incident information to support fire operations. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications. Organizes and reviews completed records of all orders placed. Processes and interprets weather information.
A Fire Logistics Dispatcher(GS-06) serves as a central district coordination point with capability to assemble or obtain suppression sources including helicopters, retardant aircraft, firefighters, and fire overhead personnel.
A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-07) Performs and directs others in completing and processing resource order requests for personnel, equipment, supplies, and/or aircraft for all types of incidents. Provides assistance on problems encountered by lower level dispatch personnel. Coordinates with other dispatch organizations on mobilization, reassignment, and demobilization of resources. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications. Operates and/or directs the operation of various dispatch telecommunications systems. Provides technical guidance, orientation, and training to other dispatchers.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify for a GS-05, you must meet at least one of the following:
- 12 months of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-4 level duties. Examples of specialized work experience include working with dispatch and dispatch office functions related to wildland fire suppression activities. Work should have included experience such as determining priorities, and selecting alternative resources while performing dispatch operations duties independently. OR
- successful completion of a 4 year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree in any field,
- an equivalent combination of the education and experience specified above.
To qualifiy for a GS-06, you must have 12 months of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-5 level duties. Examples of specialized work experience include working with dispatch and dispatch office functions related to wildland fire suppression activities. Work should have included processing resource orders, coordinating with other dispatch organizations on mobilization and determining the status of available resources.
To qualify for a GS-07, you must have at least 12 months of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-6 level duties. Examples include lead dispatch experience and dispatch office functions related to wildland fire suppression activities. Work should have included experience in directing and assisting other dispatchers.
For more information regarding basic qualifications, general experience and combining education and experience click here.
DRUG TESTING: BLM POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO RANDOM DRUG TESTING. If selected for a random drug test, it must be completed prior to beginning work. The drug test will be provided at Government direction and expense. Once hired, employees are also subject to random drug testing during employment.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated by reviewing your on-line resume and your responses to the User Information, Core Questions, and Vacancy Questions, and if applicable your transcripts. ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME AND WILL BE VERIFIED. IF THEY ARE NOT SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME, YOU MAY BE RATED UNQUALIFIED.
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