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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 Range Technician (Fire) (Engine Module Leader) 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 1, 2017
    December 1, 2017
    January 1, 2018
    February 1, 2018
    March 1, 2018
    April 1, 2018

    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 current or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility
    -CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area
    -Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles.
    -Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities
    - Current or former time-limited employees eligible under PL-114-47, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)​

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

  • 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/480950900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.