Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
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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.
Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatch), GS- 0462-06/07
Deputy Director - Trust Services
Division of Natural Resources, Forestry and Fire
Albuquerque, New Mexico
GS-06: $35,256 - $45,828 PER ANNUM
GS-07: $39,179 - $50,932 PER ANNUM
This position has been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as a Initial Attack Dispatcher (IADP), and requires selectee to meet the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. Detailed information regarding IFPM positions can be found at http://www.ifpm.nifc.gov/.
This position serves as a Senior Fire Dispatcher located in a dispatch center. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a fire dispatcher in support of fire suppression activities. The incumbent of this position will perform and direct others, in receiving fire reports, determining location, land status, and current fire information. Coordinates aviation dispatch operations, as well as determines appropriate resource response to incidents and requests from the field and dispatches personnel, equipment, aircarft and/or supplies.
NOTE: If this position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the next higher grade level.
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 resume/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.
- Not Required
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Appointment may include a requirement for one year probationary period.
- Applications will only be accepted online or by fax to 1-478-757-3144.