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    Summary

    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

    • Duties listed are at the full performance level GS-09
    • Provides oversight during initial and extended attack fires, directs fireline activities and tactics of dispersed firefighters, resources, equipment, and aircraft
    • Utilizes wildland fire behavior knowledge and firefighting experience and assigns missions to ground and aviation wildland fire suppression resources
    • Provides protection for life, property and resources. Selects strategies and tactics to ensure safe operations for assigned resources
    • Provides technical and administrative supervision to the unit(s). Responsible for the on-the-job safety and health of all employees supervised
    • Performs, and supervises employees in: fire prevention, preparedness, detection, resource rehabilitation, mobilization, prescribed fire, aviation operations, and training programs
    • Ensures preparedness of wildland fire suppression equipment and personnel
    • 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
    • Coordinates with dispatch office regarding current fire behavior and fire conditions, release of resources, and other logistical considerations
    • 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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel overnights on fire suppression or fire related assignments for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • 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/576937700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.