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    • Duties listed are at full performance GS-11 grade level.
    • 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. Evaluates individual fuels treatments, effectiveness of the overall program and makes recommendations for improvement.
    • Implements and administers prescribed fire activities, wildland fire use, and fuels management activities. Monitors fire behavior, evaluates fire effects; and identifies potential problems.
    • Develops fuels treatment alternatives adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.
    • 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 fire management plans.
    • Performs fiscal analysis, formulates the annual fuels management budget, and tracks program expenditures.
    • 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.
    • Ensures welfare and safety in all aspects of project implementation and identifies training needs in fire and fuels management. Participates in preparedness reviews, proficiency checks and drills, safety sessions, and after action reviews.
    • 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.
    • Coordinates with the next higher organizational level, other agencies, cooperators, and stakeholders to develop interagency fuels strategies. Represents the organization in multi-agency fuels management activities.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/576871300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.