Job Overview

Summary

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.

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DOI/Bureau of Indian Affairs

Rocky Mountain Region

Northern Cheyenne Agency

Office of the Superintendent

Branch of Fire Management

 

NOTE: This is a supervisory position.  Under provision of the Civil Service Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a trial period before their appointment becomes final.  Those who do not satisfactorily complete the trial period will be returned to positions of no lower grade and pay then those they occupied before assuming their supervisory assignment.

 

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.OTHER INFORMATION:

 

GS-9:   $47,488 – 61,678

GS-11: $57,408 – 74,628

 

*Promotion potential: Yes (Upon satisfactory performance and Supervisor approval, incumbent may be non-competitively promoted to the GS-11 level.) 
*Moving expenses authorized: Yes 
*Eligible for Relocation Company Services: No 
*Travel Required: Occasional
*Supervisory Position: Yes
*Valid state Drivers' license:  Yes
*CDL required:  No
*Pre-appointment background investigation:  Yes
*Pre-appointment physical/medical exam:  No
*Drug test:  Yes
*Uniform required:  No

*Telework:  The Bureau of Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.

*REQUIRED OCCUPANCY: Occupancy of Government owned quarters.

 

Incumbent will be required to file an OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report Form in accordance with 5 CFR Part 2634, Subpart I.

 

 

Duties

 

As a Fire Management Officer, you will; 

  • Direct all phases of a fire management program with moderate complexity level.
  • Ensure that the program is in compliance with environmental laws, regulations and policies.
  • Ensure that all phases of fire and aviation management planning are completed.
  • Coordinate and initiate all fire management activities based on firefighter and public safety.
  • Provide technical and administrative supervision to the unit(s).