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.
Vacancy ID: 1179125
Forestry Technician (Fire), GS-0462-05
Posn.#s 440T324 & 440T325
Ute Mountain Ute Agency,
GS-05: $31,628 - $41,122 PER ANNUM
NOTE: This position is also being advertised under the Merit Promotion Vacancy Announcement Number CRPA-D1426. Applicants who wish to be considered under both Merit Promotion and Competitive Procedures must submit a separate application to each announcement.
This job announcement will be used to fill a temporary senior wildland firefighter position in the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). This is a temporary appointment, not-to-exceed 1039 hours in a calendar year.
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 Senior Firefigher, and requires selectees 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/.
The position is located on a fire crew as a senior crewmember within the fire management organization. The purpose of this position is wildland fire suppression/management/control, as a specialized firefighter on an engine, helitack module or hand crew with responsibility for the operation and maintenance of specialized tools or equipment. Other wildland fire related duties involve fire prevention, patrol, detection or prescribed burning. The incumbent may be assigned for varying periods of time into one or more types of positions within the wildfire program where the individual's specialized skills are required.
- 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.
- GOVERNMENT HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE.
- Occasional Travel
- Work may require travel by light fixed-wing or rotor-wing aircraft.
- 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.