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    This position is located in Las Vegas, NV. Information about the area can be found at the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce website.

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    Duties described below are at the full performance GS-05 grade level.

    Determine appropriate resource response to incidents and requests from the field and dispatch personnel, equipment, aircraft, and/or supplies. Input data into a number of fire-related computer applications, e.g., incident qualification records, fire reporting systems, and automated dispatch systems.

    Provide critical logistical support information to supervisor and makes recommendations concerning the efficient use of available resources.

    Maintain resource status and tracking systems and operates telecommunications systems. Collect, process, collate and submits incident information to support intelligence activities.

    Consolidate and input fire weather data into weather application software and review for completeness. Transmit resultant probabilities and forecasts to field personnel and fire management staff.

    Physical Demands: Work involves long hours of sitting, intense concentration, and working at peak proficiency/intensity levels with irregular breaks and mealtimes. The duties of this position create a highly stressful environment during peak activity, requiring the ability to keep calm in emergency situations. Be able to cope with the pressure of meeting timeframes and changing priorities. Mental concentration and accuracy are required.

    Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office setting. During peak activity, increased radio traffic, numerous ringing phones, and conversations result in high noise levels, which require a high level of concentration to perform duties. This creates a high stress work environment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May travel to meetings, conferences and training seminars within Nevada and out-of-state.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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