Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work as Fire Logistics Dispatchers.

All locations may not be hiring for all grades; check with each location.

First Consideration Date: The following locations 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 for the location(s) you are interested in. Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed by location, during the open period of the announcement:

01/24/2017
Boise, ID
Idaho Falls, ID
Shoshone, ID
Hines, OR
Vale, OR
Colville, WA
Porterville, CA
Bishop, CA

For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select the state you are interested in

During the application process, you may select up to SEVEN (7) locations from the list of available locations in this announcement.

Duties

A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-04) provides a wide range of fire dispatch support functions. Receives fire location information and notifies supervisor. Processes resource orders, informs supervisor of logistical support activities, inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications, records and maintains communication logs.

A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-05) serves as a dispatcher, receiving, filling, and tracking resource order requests for fire and other emergency incidents. Collects, processes, collates and submits incident information to support intelligence activities. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications. Processes and interprets weather information. Records and maintains communication logs.

A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-07) performs and directs others in completing and processing resource order requests for personnel, equipment, supplies, and/or aircraft for all types of incidents. Provides assistance on problems encountered by lower level dispatch personnel. Coordinates with other dispatch organizations on mobilization, reassignment, and demobilization of resources. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications. Records and maintains communication logs. Operates and/or directs the operation of various dispatch telecommunications systems. Provides technical guidance, orientation, and training to other dispatchers.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

07

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Applications will be accepted from all qualified United States citizens.

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