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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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    • Duties listed are at full performance grade GS-12 level.
    • Serves as a member of the Forest Leadership Team, which is responsible for the coordination and development of overall long-range forest planning.
    • Provides technical advice, development of forest land management goals and objectives, including formulation of local policies and objectives.
    • Directs all aspects of the unit's fire, training, and aviation programs. Strategizes and initiates effort to assure program continuity through recruitment, employee development and retention.
    • Provides technical and administrative supervision to a highly skilled fire staff consisting of several program experts and specialists.
    • Provides leadership in the fire safety program in a doctrinal principles based approach.
    • Performs program oversight by working with the districts, region and other forest program personnel and staff areas to develop integrated work plans, and monitor and review sub-unit programs.
    • Coordinates the involvement of fire management input into the development of land management plans and analyses. Review and evaluate fire management plans for technical soundness and adequacy in accordance with regional and national policies.
    • Directs and supervises all phases of budget management to assure balance in the organization at varying levels of funding, and initiates changes as appropriate.
    • May serve as the Contracting Officers Representative (COR) on fire and aviation contracts for the forest.
    • Coordinates and negotiates the development of local annual operating plans to implement cooperative fire protection agreements with other federal, tribal, state and local agencies.
    • Provides advice and counsel to the line officers on the development of strategies and appropriate course of actions for all incidents consistent with direction in the Forest Plan and agency policies.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/576945300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.