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    Summary

    This program is a component of the National Park Service's Pathways Internship Program, which is designed to prepare you for a career as a Fire Protection Specialist in the Federal service. You will assist Fire Protection Specialists in establishing structural fire protection codes and standards, gaining practical experience supporting park efforts to establish and maintain an effective structural fire prevention program reducing the risks of death, injury, and lost buildings.

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    Responsibilities

    Your duties will be focused on fire inspection programs:

    • identifying occupancy types; developing evacuation plans for buildings;
    • testing and using portable fire extinguishers;
    • assisting in visual inspections on alarms; sprinklers, and other fire protection devices.
    • receive formal and on-the-job instruction and training designed to familiarize students with functions and operations of the organization, and to provide experience in the practical application of basic fire protection engineering and /or architecture technical techniques and concepts associated with structural fire responsibilities.
    • assignments are designed to provide experience in the application of principles, procedures, and work techniques to actual operating situations.
    • research technical reports or other documents to obtain information for higher graded technicians or professionals.
    • assist in the preparation of graphs, charts or tables, applying basic formulas to routine calculations, for use by others. You may also be required to draft text for inclusion in documents.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

  • Job family (Series)

    0099 General Student Trainee

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523152600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.