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    • Duties listed are at full performance grade GS-09 level.
    • Provides technical and administrative supervision to the unit(s).
    • Plans and directs overall work to be accomplished by subordinate supervisor(s), sets and adjusts priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work.
    • Develops performance standards and evaluates work performance of subordinates. Advises, counsels, or instructs employees on both work and administrative matters.
    • Identifies and provides for routine training needs and makes decisions on special, controversial, or costly training for subordinate employees.
    • Responsible for the on-the-job safety and health of all employees supervised. Ensures that a comprehensive job hazard analysis is conducted and a risk management process is implemented.
    • Performs, and supervises employees in: fire prevention, preparedness, detection, resource rehabilitation, mobilization, prescribed fire, aviation operations, and training programs.
    • Conducts field reconnaissance of proposed prescribed burn units, makes recommendations on appropriate treatment techniques for meeting management objectives.
    • Performs post-burn evaluation and completes documentation.
    • Assists in developing and revising interagency annual operating plans, annual budget requests, the fire management plan and operating procedures pertaining to wildland fire suppression and prescribed fire.
    • Provides oversight and management for fire facilities within the zone/area.
    • Assists in managing the budget for facility maintenance, supplies, and equipment.
    • Coordinates wildland fire and aviation related training courses and may serve as an instructor at the local, regional and interagency levels.
    • Coordinates with dispatch office regarding current fire behavior and fire conditions, release of resources, and other logistical considerations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/576926900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.