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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

    • Duties listed are at full performance grade GS-12.
    • Provide program management oversight for a high complexity fire/fuels management program, based on IFPM complexity analysis rating factors.
    • Develop fuels treatment alternatives to support management decisions while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.
    • Evaluate individual fuels treatments as well as the effectiveness of the overall program and makes recommendations for improvement.
    • Implement and administer prescribed fire activities, wildland fire use, and fuels management activities. Monitor fire behavior, evaluates fire effects and identify potential problems.
    • Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team planning, developing, and implementing land management plans, compliance documents, and agreements.
    • Perform fiscal analysis, formulates the annual fuels management budget, and tracks program expenditures.
    • Ensure welfare and safety in all aspects of project implementation and identifies training needs in fire and fuels management.
    • Coordinate multi-disciplinary field studies related to fuels management program issues to determine effectiveness of treatments.
    • Maintain awareness of technological developments in wildland fire science and related disciplines.
    • Collect information through a variety of methods, including field surveys, computer modeling, and specific literature searches.
    • Stay abreast of state-of-the-art computer modeling software and scientific methods to support fire use, air quality, and fuel treatment planning and applications.
    • Disseminate information on technological advancements in the field of natural resources management for use in land use planning and other activities.

    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

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578631300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.