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    Positions may be filled in any of the following areas:

    Boise District Fire & Aviation with possible duty locations in Boise, Bruneau, Star, or Hammet, Idaho.

    Idaho Falls District Fire & Aviation with possible duty locations in Idaho Falls, Pocatello, or Salmon, Idaho.

    Twin Falls District Fire & Aviation with possible duty locations in Twin Falls, Shoshone, or Burley, Idaho.

    Information about the surrounding areas may be found by clicking above.

    We expect to fill multiple vacancies from this announcement.

    This is an open continuous announcement for Supervisory Range Technician (Fire) (Engine Captains) within Idaho. 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 each cut-off date. The first cut-off date will be (November 15, 2016). All required documentation must be received by 11:59 P.M. Eastern time of each cut-off dates to be considered for referral. Applicants who apply prior to November 15, 2016 will receive first consideration. Cut-off dates will be:

    November 15, 2016
    November 29, 2016
    December 13, 2016
    December 29,2016
    January 10, 2017
    January 27, 2017
    February 07, 2017
    February 21, 2017
    March 7, 2017
    March 21, 2017
    April 4, 2017
    April 18, 2017

    Applications received by the other established application cutoff dates will be referred as needed.

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    - Serves as a supervisory wildland firefighter on a wildland fire engine.

    - Directs the operation of a wildland fire engine, ensuring the correct positioning, proper use and operation.

    - Personally performs and directs others in starting pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, and laying hose.

    - Control activities such as suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuels reduction, and prescribed burning.

    - Provides technical and administrative supervision to wildland engine crews.

    - Plans work to be accomplished. Sets and adjusts short term priorities.

    - Completes administrative paper work, fire reports, interacts with public, conducts briefings, teaches fire training courses, and works with multi-agencies.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Frequent travel will be required during times of peak fire activity.

    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.

  • Job family (Series)

    0455 Range Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455076200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.