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    Summary

    This position is part of the Wichita Mountians Wildlife Refuge. As a Fire Management Officer, you will direct all phases of a fire management program including planning, development, coordination, and evaluation.

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    Responsibilities

    • Manage the full range of wildland fire operations (safety, preparedness, training, suppression, prescribed fire, facilities, equipment, and medical standards)
    • Plan and implement firebreaks and hazardous fuels projects to reduce or eliminate wildland fuel sources to contain wildfires or mitigate the threat to communities
    • Develop and manage Fire Management Operations including mobilization and dispatch, fire prevention, training and qualifications, logistics, equipment, needs, replacement and deployment, and fire suppression communications.
    • Coordinate and initiates all fire management activities based on firefighter and public safety, cost effectiveness, and values to be protected consistent with resource objectives
    • Negotiate cooperative fire agreements and contracts relating to fire management issues with various state and local fire control agencies

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526102300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.