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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as the Assistant Fire Management Officer for the following Park Service units; Bandelier National Monument, Valles Caldera National Preserve, Pecos National Historical Park and Fort Union National Monument.

    This is a full-time permanent position.

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    Responsibilities

    The Assistant Fire Management Officer supports the Fire Management Officer with all phases of the fire management program, including planning, program direction, coordination and evaluation. The AFMO supervises a Type 6 engine module, NPS helitack personnel on an interagency helitack crew, and a fuels tech. The AFMO helps the FMO ensure that the fire management program is in compliance with environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Works to coordinate program activities with federal, state, tribal and local government entities/agencies. Coordinates and initiates all fire management activities based on firefighter and public safety, cost effectiveness, and values to be protected consistent with resource objectives, by using the full range of strategic and tactical options.

    The position will be duty stationed at an interagency facility located on Department of Energy property in Los Alamos, NM.

    Bandelier National Monument, located on the slopes of the Jemez Mountains of northern New Mexico, is a 33,000+ acre monument established to protect the Ancestral Pueblo sites found here. Bandelier includes a designated wilderness area of 23,267 acres and an 800-acre detached archeological section. The Monument preserves numerous archeological features of a late prehistoric period, which represents the transition of the Pueblo Indians from the prehistoric Ancestral Puebloan to modern traditions. Annual visitation exceeds 200,000. Bandelier is located 45 miles from Santa Fe, 32 miles from Espanola, and 12 miles from Los Alamos. The terrain is rugged but beautiful, from 5,300 to 10,199 feet with headquarters located at 6,000 feet. Summers are hot with afternoon thunderstorms being common in late summer. Good medical facilities, schools, and shopping are available in Los Alamos and White Rock. Local cost of living is considered high. For more information about the park visit: http://www.nps.gov/band/

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You will 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/558279400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.