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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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    • Provides oversight for a moderate complexity fuels management program. Develops fuels treatment alternatives and evaluates individual fuels treatments
    • Maintains awareness of technological developments in wild land fire science.
    • Responsible for the smoke management program to ensure compliance with state air quality standards.
    • Performs fiscal analysis, assists in formulating the annual fuels management budget, and maintains a system of accounts to track program expenditures.
    • Prepares wildland fire risk assessments incorporating wildland/urban interface considerations into all agreements, operating plans, and land and fire management plans.
    • Serves as a member of an interdisciplinary team planning, developing, and implementing land management plans, compliance documents, and agreements.
    • Provides input and recommends strategies for fuels and fire management. Reviews 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.
    • Implements and administers 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.
    • Identifies training needs and participates in prescribed fire and fuels management, and wildland fire and safety training in the techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression.
    • Performs wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical and other duties as assigned.
    • Duties listed are at the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel overnight 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/579077300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.