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    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

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    This position is located in Elko, Nevada. Information about the Elko area can be found at the Elko Chamber of Commerce website.

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    The District Fire Management Operations Officer (FMO) directs all phases of the fire management program and is responsible for its planning, program direction, coordination, and evaluation.

    The FMO coordinates and initiates all fire management activities based on firefighter and public safety, cost effectiveness and values to be protected consistent with resources objectives, by using the full range of strategic and tactical options as described in an approved Fire Management Plan.

    The FMO is also responsible for developing and implementing an integrated fire management program to achieve resource management objectives. This position also provides leadership for human resource management, budget development and execution and safety management as related to fire and aviation management.

    Most of the work is performed in an office setting, but field work is sometimes performed in steep terrain where surfaces may be uneven, rocky or covered with thick vegetation. Temperatures are frequently extreme, both from weather and fire conditions where the presence of smoke and/or dust conditions are frequently severe.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel will be required to field offices and other state offices.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523517000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.