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    Summary

    The National Park Service (NPS) is looking for temporary employees to work as Fire Logistics Dispatchers.

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    Responsibilities

    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.

    Cut-off Dates: This is an open continuous announcement, in which applications are collected over several months, and have multiple cut-off dates. Applications will be considered throughout the open period of the announcement. A certificate will only be issued upon the location request, once they have a need to fill positions.

    January 2, 2019

    February 5, 2019

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518438500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.