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    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work as a Fire Logistics Dispatcher.  

    For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select the state you are interested in.  

    For more information about temporary fire positions with DOI, go to the following link: https://www.firejobs.doi.gov/.

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    This is a Public Notice for positions being filled under the Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for Wildland Fire. Under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location identified in this Public Notice.  To learn more about Direct-Hire Authority, go to: OPM.GOV Hiring Information - DHA. 

    A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-03) provides a wide range of fire dispatch support functions. Works closely with supervisor to input resource orders.

    A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-04) provides a wide range of fire dispatch support functions.  Receives fire location information and notifies supervisor.  Processes resource orders, informs supervisor of logistical support activities, inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications, records and maintains communication logs.

    A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-05) serves as a dispatcher, receiving, filling, and tracking resource order requests for fire and other emergency incidents.  Collects, processes, collates and submits incident information to support intelligence activities.  Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications.  Processes and interprets weather information.  Records and maintains communication logs.

    Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-06) is a dispatcher that serves as a central district coordination point with capability to assemble or obtain suppression resources including helicopters, retardant aircraft, firefighters, and fire overhead personnel. Provides input to be used in fire plans and recommends changes as appropriate. Interprets weather information and gives to management for making decisions. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications

    A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-07) performs and directs others in completing and processing resource order requests for personnel, equipment, supplies, and/or aircraft for all types of incidents.  Provides assistance on problems encountered by lower level dispatch personnel.  Coordinates with other dispatch organizations on mobilization, reassignment, and demobilization of resources.  Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications.  Records and maintains communication logs.  Operates and/or directs the operation of various dispatch telecommunications systems.  Provides technical guidance, orientation, and training to other dispatchers.

    For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI FIRES Jobs website and select Alaska.

    Cut-off Date:  The following locations will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement.  You must apply on or before the date indicated below to receive first consideration.  Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed, during the open period of the announcement:

    12/10/2019
    Anchorage, AK, US
    Fairbanks, AK, US
    Arizona Strip District (Cedar City, UT)
    Tucson, AZ, US
    Bishop, CA, US
    Porterville, CA, US
    San Bernardino, CA, US
    Susanville, CA, US
    Craig, CO, US
    Grand Junction, CO, US
    Montrose, CO, US
    Boise, ID, US
    Idaho Falls, ID, US
    Salmon, ID, US
    Shoshone, ID, US
    Billings, MT, US
    Lewistown, MT, US
    Miles City, MT, US
    Elko, NV, US
    Ely, NV, US
    Las Vegas, NV, US
    Minden, NV, US
    Winnemucca, NV, US
    Springfield, OR, US
    Hines, OR, US
    Lakeview, OR, US
    Redmond, OR, US
    Vale, OR, US
    Cedar City, UT, US
    Richfield, UT, US
    Vernal, UT, US
    West Desert District (Draper/Salt Lake City/West Valley City, UT)
    Casper, WY, US

    *In addition to the base salary, you will receive a 3.27% cost of living allowance for Fairbanks, Alaska. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment and gradual decrease.

    During the application process, you may select up to SEVEN (7) locations from the list of available locations in this announcement. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07

  • Job family (Series)

    2151 Dispatching

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552025600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.