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    THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. This type of announcement provides the Forest Service with a readily available source of applicants when vacancies occur. Eligibility and qualifications will be verified when there is a vacancy for the location and grade for which you applied. Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates applications are due for these locations can be found on theForest Service website.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides program management oversight for a high complexity fire/fuels management program, based on the IFPM complexity analysis rating factors.
    • Provides professional expertise in the development and implementation of multiple resource objectives.
    • Develops fuels treatment alternatives to support management decisions while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines
    • Responsible for the smoke management program to ensure compliance with state air quality standards.
    • Coordinates with the next higher organizational level, other agencies, cooperators, and stakeholders to develop interagency fuels strategies.
    • Coordinates multi-disciplinary field studies related to fuels management program issues to determine effectiveness of treatments. Coordinates and provides transfer of findings to the appropriate personnel.
    • Serves as a member of an interdisciplinary team planning, developing, and implementing land management plans, compliance documents, and agreements.
    • Participates in the development, review, and modification of the fire management plan. Develops, reviews and monitors fuels management plans.
    • Works closely with other resource specialists to integrate vegetation management project designs in fuels program direction.
    • Implements and administers prescribed fire activities, wildland fire use, and fuels management activities to ensure targets are achieved, management objectives are met and mitigation measures are adequate.
    • Monitors fire behavior, evaluates fire effects, identifies potential problems and takes appropriate action.
    • Identifies training needs and participates in prescribed fire and fuels management training, and wildland fire and safety training .
    • May serve as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) on fuels management contracts and may be responsible for the preparation of contract specifications and performance measures.
    • Performs wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical and other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight travel may be required for fire suppression/fire related assignments, meetings and training.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/576869400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.