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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 when applications are due for these locations can be found on the Forest Service website.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide oversight for a moderate complexity fuels management program.
    • Develop fuels treatment alternatives and evaluates individual fuels treatments.
    • Maintain awareness of technological developments in wild land fire science.
    • Responsible for the smoke management program to ensure compliance with state air quality standards.
    • Perform fiscal analysis, assists in formulating the annual fuels management budget, and maintains a system of accounts to track program expenditures.
    • Prepare wildland fire risk assessments incorporating wildland/urban interface considerations into all agreements, operating plans,
    • - and land and fire management plans, to ensure that all interface areas are covered and state and local responsibilities are apportioned appropriately.
    • Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team planning, developing, and implementing land management plans, compliance documents, and agreements.
    • Provide input and recommends strategies for fuels and fire management.
    • Review environmental documents, prescribed fire plans, and wildland fire use plans of other agencies and stakeholders which will affect the unit.
    • Participate in the development of cooperative agreements to facilitate multi-agency projects.
    • May serve as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) on fuel management contracts and may be responsible for the preparation of contract specifications and performance measures.
    • Implement and administer prescribed fire activities, wildland fire use, and fuels management activities (i.e. surveys) to ensure targets are achieved, management objectives are met and mitigation measures are adequate.

    Travel Required

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

    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/578605500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.