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    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.  For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.  

    BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve as a smokejumper.

    This position is located at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho.  Information about the Boise area can be found at www.boisechamber.org.

    This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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    Responsibilities

    • Incumbent parachutes into rugged terrain and performs fire suppression and related duties.
    • Incumbent maintains smokejumper and firefighting equipment, tools, and supplies.
    • Repairs, packs and maintains parachutes and related equipment.
    • As a fire crew member or Initial Attack Commander incumbent utilizes fire behavior knowledge and firefighting experience to perform wildland fire suppression and prescribed fire operations safely and effectively in accordance with identified appropriate management response.
    • May direct fire line activities and tactics for firefighters, equipment, aircraft and other resources.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Extensive travel will be required during peak fire activity.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513799300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.