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    Job Corps graduates of fire certified programs are encouraged to apply.

    These positions are located in Montana, Region 1, Northern Region.

    This position serves as a first line supervisor of a Wildland Firefighter Type 2 IA Handcrew located on a forest unit and is responsible for leadership of highly effective wildland fire suppression and wildland urban interface/intermix situations.

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    • Supervise a group of employees. Performs the administrative and human resource management functions. Establishes guidelines and performance expectation of employee.
    • Resolve informal complaints and grievances. Ensures a continuing affirmative application of policies concerning equal opportunity.
    • Responsible for directing a module of a 10 to 20 person Handcrew.
    • Recognize, react to and communicates changes in predicted weather and fire behavior, topography and fuel types, and adapts planned strategies and tactics to identify and relocate firelines, escape routes and safety zones.
    • Perform in other assignments on incidents involving wildland urban interface.
    • Plan and implement work activities such as setting priorities, identifying objectives, coordinating resources, vehicles, supplies and equipment, developing job hazard analysis, and conducting job skill training.
    • Assign resources, conducts safety meetings, monitors work quality and quantity, tracks budget expenditures, and reports work progress and project accomplishments. Develop, implement and executes prescribed burn plans.
    • Perform wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical capabilities and other duties as assigned.
    • Duties listed are at the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required for fire suppression or fire related assignments.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0462 Forestry Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566648600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.