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    Summary

    This position is established on a Forest Service unit, to serve as a first line supervisor on an Interagency Hotshot Crew. The primary responsibility is for leadership of highly effective wildland fire suppression and wildland urban interface/intermix situations.

    This position is located in Bighorn National Forest, Medicin Wheel Ranger District in Greybull, WY.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Matthew Prentiss at 970-237-0745 and mattprentiss@fs.fed.us.

    If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you will be placed under a career development plan, and may be non-competitively promoted if you successfully complete the requirements and if recommended by management. However, promotion is not guaranteed.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as a highly trained and specialized fire suppression crewmember.  Performs incident response to the "hot" portions of the fireline, operating under the pressure of unpredictable, changing conditions.

    Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised.  Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates.  Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance.  Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members.  Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated.  Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area.  Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.

    Performs wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical capabilities. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Duties listed are at the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Overnight travel may be required for fire suppression or fire related assignments.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    08

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP, VEOA, VRA, and reinstatement eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees; 30% or more disabled veterans; Individuals with Disabilities; former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers; certain Military Spouses; and those eligible for other Hiring Authorities.




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