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    If you like remote and rugged conditions, extended travel and overnight camping, then becoming a wildland firefighter may be for you. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work on Hand or Prescribed Crews in Vale, Oregon. For more information on Crew Types, click here.

    Positions at the GS-05 level have been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. These positions have been categorized as a Senior Firefighter (SFF), and require 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 the IFPM website.

    First Consideration Date: The following location will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement. You must apply on or before the date indicated below to receive first consideration. Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed, during the open period of the announcement:

    01/26/2016
    Vale, OR

    For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select Oregon.

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    Responsibilities

    A Wildland Firefighter (GS-05 Range/Forestry Technician) is a senior wildland firefighter performing all aspects of wildland and prescribed fire operations including preparation, ignition, monitoring, holding and mop-up. Gathers and considers information on weather data, topography, fuel types and fire behavior in responding to wildland fire incidents. May be required to operate light vehicles and 4X4s.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

    Who May Apply

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    Applications will be accepted from all qualified United States citizens.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/422282000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.