Job Title:Forest Fire Management Officer
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Job Announcement Number:OCR14-301-FFMO(H)-12/13DP
|$68,809.00 to $106,369.00 / Per Year|
|Sunday, December 01, 2013 to Wednesday, April 30, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|FEW vacancies in the following location(s):|
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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 is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number OCR14-301-FFMO(H)-12/13G. 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.
PERMANENT OPEN CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT: This is a continuously open vacancy announcement for one or more locations throughout the Forest Service. The 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. Positions may be filled as career ladders or could be filled at the full performance level dependent upon the individual unit's needs. Availability of government housing, federal day care facilities, and bargaining unit status will vary by location. Pay rates vary depending on location. See the OPM website at www.opm.gov for additional information on pay rates. When there are no applicants for specific locations, the search area may be broadened when generating certificates to include locations in the closest city nearby. To obtain more information about the US Forest Service and individual locations, go to www.fs.fed.us. We encourage applicants to contact supervisors at the chosen locations for specific information. To ensure continued interest and availability, applicants will be notified via e-mail reminding them to re-certify their application every 60 days. 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.
- Minimum of 90 days of wildland firefighting experience is required.
- Must meet IFPM qualifications.
- Secondary firefighter retirement covered position.
- Position requires a Work Capacity Test (WCT).
- Must possess and maintain a Valid Driver’s License.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- US Citizenship required.