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    This position serves as an Assistant Dispatch Center Manager that is responsible for assisting the Center Manager in the oversight of all dispatch center operations. The area involved encompasses some combination of federal, state, tribal, and private lands within the dispatch center's area.

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    • Sets priorities and directs the movement of personnel, equipment, supplies, and aircraft to respond to wildland fires.
    • Maintains daily records on the availability of Forest, Regional, and National Fire control resources for anticipated and unanticipated fire needs.
    • Prepares and implements fire management plans governing the supply and use of resources such as smokejumpers, food and supplies, and fire retardant.
    • Schedules air transportation for personnel, equipment, and supplies. Integrates proper law enforcement dispatching, documentation and required security procedures into the overall operation of the communication center.
    • Represents the Forest Service, as delegated, in meetings with Federal, state and local agencies for the purpose of planning response.
    • Performs wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical and other duties as assigned.
    • Duties listed are at the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548103500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.