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    10-5-2016 Announcement was edited to update the selective factor description.

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    Physical Demands: Rigorous fieldwork requiring above average physical performance, endurance, and superior conditioning. Prolonged standing, walking over uneven ground, recurring bending, reaching, lifting and carrying items weighing over 50 pounds.

    Work Environment: Work is primarily performed in forest and desert environments in steep, uneven terrain, extreme weather, and smoky conditions.

    Duty Locations include the following duty stations:

    Battle Mountain: Battle Mountain, Eureka, Nevada

    Carson City: Carson City, Fernley, Minden, Reno, Stead, Nevada & Doyle, CA

    Elko: Elko, Carlin, Midas, Wells, Nevada

    Ely: Ely, Pony Springs, Caliente , Nevada

    Las Vegas: Las Vegas, Nevada

    Winnemucca: Lovelock, McDermitt, Paradise Valley, Winnemucca, Nevada

    Salary Ranges are based on locality as follows:

    Battle Mountain, Elko, Ely, Fernley, Minden, Reno, Stead, Winnemucca, NV & Doyle CA:

    GS-06 $36,025- $46,831; GS-07: $40,033– $52,043

    Carson City, NV:

    GS-06: $38,627- $50,214; GS-07: $42,925– $55,802

    Las Vegas, NV:

    GS-06: $36,088- $46,913; GS-07: $40,103– $52,134

    This is an open continuous announcement for Supervisory Range Technicians (Squad Leader-IHC) within Nevada. Recruitment will continue through the closing date to fill positions as they become vacant. Certificates will be issued as the need occurs. Referrals will be made from among the best qualified candidates. The best qualified candidates will be determined based on the applicant pool available at the first cut-off date (October 31, 2016). Applicants who apply prior to October 31, 2016 will receive first consideration. Cut-off dates will be the last day of each month unless it falls on a weekend, then it will be the first business day. Applications received by the other established application cutoff dates will be referred as needed.

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    Provides technical and administrative supervision to Interagency Hotshot Crews.

    During fire suppression activities, locates fireline, directs and participates in fireline construction, backfiring and burnout operations, pump operations, tree falling and holding/patrol/mop up operations.

    Gathers and considers information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior during suppression of wildland fire incidents.

    Implements formal and informal training programs to comply with policy and regulations.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - May be required to live in backcountry camps for extended periods of time. Work may require travel by light fixed-wing or rotor-wing aircraft.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    0455 Range Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/452520100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.