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    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work as Prescribed Fire/Fuels Technicians in Idaho.

    Positions at the GS-07 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 Prescribed Fire and Fuels Specialist (PFFS), 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
    Boise District (Boise/Star/Bruneau/Hammett, ID)

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

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    Responsibilities

    A Prescribed Fire/Fuels Technician (GS-07 Range/Forestry Technician) plans and conducts project assessments which determine the presence or absence of hazardous wildland fuels. Reviews project plans and makes recommendations on appropriate levels of monitoring. Creates, updates and uses a database to model and analyze fire behavior and fire effects observation data. Serves on prescribed fire and fuels projects in positions for which qualified.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07

    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/423331700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.