Job Title:Supervisory Forestry Technician (Helitack)
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Job Announcement Number:OCR14-462-HLTKMGR-9DP
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|$47,448.00 to $47,448.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, October 18, 2013 to Tuesday, September 30, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-Time - Permanent|
|Many vacancies in the following location(s):|
Brent, AL View Map
Douglas, AZ View Map
Nogales, AZ View Map
Payson, AZ View Map
Prescott, AZ View Map
More Locations (78)
WHO MAY APPLY:
|US Citizens and Nationals; 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 position serves as a Helitack manager that plans, coordinates, and directs helitack crews in support of fire suppression including initial attack, on- going fires and resource management. Independently manages complex helicopter operations. Responsible for broad, long term planning to comply with USDA Forest Service policies, procedures, and objectives. Assesses readiness to meet short-term project and emergency needs. Determines incident needs; orders personnel, equipment, and supplies; directs and monitors initial incident activities. Completes and maintains reports and records for aircraft use.
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number OCR14-462-HLTKMGR-9G.
This position has been identified under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) and is subject to selective placement factor requirements contained in the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard and Guide when filling this vacancy. IFPM selective placement factors are made up of a primary and secondary National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) core Incident Management Qualifications and Required Training. The applicant must possess these qualifications to be considered eligible for this position. For further information: http://www.ifpm.nifc.gov/standard/electronicver/electronic.htm
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. These are permanent positions with varying tours of duty and may include weekend work. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time (guaranteed minimum 13 pay period's full-time employment). Positions may be filled as career ladders or could be filled at the full performance level dependent upon the individual unit's needs. To ensure continued interest and availability, applicants will be notified via e-mail reminding them to re-certify their application every 60 days. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age upon appointment. Some positions have other conditions of employment not specified in this announcement. Applicants will be notified of any specific requirements at the time a tentative job offer is made.
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.
- Occasional Travel
- Fire-Related or Suppression
- US Citizenship required.
- 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.
- Must meet Maximum Entry Age (MEA) requirements.
- Must meet IFPM qualifications.
- Primary firefighter retirement covered position.
- Position requires a Work Capacity Test (WCT).