Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
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Albuquerque, NM United StatesView Map
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with 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: 906326
Forestry Technician (Fire), GS-0462-04
Southern Pueblos Agency,
Branch of Forestry,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
GS-04: $27,990 - $36,384 PER ANNUM
This job announcement will be used to fill temporary seasonal wildland firefighter positions in the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Appointments to these position(s) are not-to-exceed 6 months (1039 hours) in a service year.
The position is located on a fire crew as a crewmember within the fire management organization. The purpose of this position is wildland fire suppression/management/control, as a skilled firefighter on an engine, helitack module or hand crew. Other wildland fire related duties involve fire prevention, patrol, detection or prescribed burning. The incumbent will be involved with the maintenance and repair of firefighting tools, equipment, and facilities and will receive fire training.
- This is an arduous position and is subject to drug testing, medical examination, and physical fitness testing.
- Travel and relocation expenses will not be authorized. Any relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty will be the responsibility of the selected employee.
INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: 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 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 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.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Selectee is subject to a background security investigation
- Applications will only be accepted online or by fax to 1-478-757-3144.