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    Summary

    This position is part of the Alaska Fire Service (AFS), BLM located in Fairbanks, Alaska. AFS is responsible for providing fire suppression and related support services on Federal and Native Corporation Lands; the interagency responsibility involves 192 millions acres. For more information regarding AFS please visit our webpage. Information about locations within Alaska can be found at: State of Alaska.



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    Responsibilities

    • Perform as the pilot-in-command of a heavy, multi-engine, turbine powered, transport category airplane under diverse flight conditions.
    • Perform detailed planning to ensure precise flight execution for satisfactory completion of missions.
    • Maintain currency and proficiency as a pilot to conduct : general Use" and special Use" operations, such as dignitary transport, logistical flights, smokejumper operations, international operations and reconnaissance flights.
    • Complete weight and balance calculations, performance determinations, weather briefings, fire situation analysis, lightening tracking, completion of logs, forms, and tracking devices to ensure safe conditions.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562928200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.