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    This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Superintendent, Fort Apache Agency in Whiteriver, Arizona.

    All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2018 pay charts here https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2018/general-schedule/ and select the duty station from the Whiteriver, Arizona to choose the appropriate pay chart. If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart.

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    As a Forestry Technician (Hotshot) ,GS - 0462 - 4, your typical work assignments and/or responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
    Work as a trainee engine operator driving fire vehicles, operating pumps, and making hose lays.
    Locate hot-spots and mop fire edges.
    Construct a fireline using various hand tools and power tools.

    The full performance level of this position is a GS-04.

    TELEWORK: Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are not suitable for telework.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - Incumbent may be required to live in backcountry camps for extended periods of time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0462 Forestry Technician

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