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    This position is located at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks on the Arrowhead Hotshot Crew.

    Work Location: Kings Canyon National Park, Grant Grove Subdistrict

    Anticipated entry on duty: April 2019

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    The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for assuring that the work assignments of the crew are carried out by performing a range of duties such as: Distributing and balancing the workload among two eight crew member squads in accordance with established work flow or job specialization, assuring timely accomplishment of the assigned workload, and assuring that each squad has enough work to keep busy. Keeping the Superintendent informed on work progress, safety, equipment needs, etc. Preparing work schedules and coordinating and adjusting work priorities. Instructing squad leaders in specific tasks and job techniques and making available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies. Assigning work based on the difficulty and requirements of the assignments and the training, capabilities, and certifications of squads. Giving on-the-job training to Intake Firefighters in accordance with established procedures and practices. Maintaining a current knowledge and answering questions of other crew members on procedures, policies, directives, etc., and obtaining needed information or decisions from the Superintendent on problems that come up. Checking on work in progress or spot checking work not requiring review and reviewing completed work to see that the Superintendents instruction on work sequence, procedures, methods, and deadlines have been met. Amending or rejecting work not meeting established standards, referring to the Superintendent questions or matters not covered by standards and problems in meeting performance standards. Informing crew members of available services and employee activities. Resolving simple informal complaints of crew members and referring others to the Superintendent. Reporting to the Superintendent on performance, progress and training needs of crew members, and on disciplinary problems. Making information suggestions to the Superintendent as requested concerning promotions, reassignment, recognition of outstanding performance, and personnel needs.

    Subject to frequent extended travel particularly during fire season, and you must obtain a government charge card for travel.

    You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.

    You will be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - You will be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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