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    Positions at the GS-06 level have been identified as key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. These positions have been categorized as a Senior Firefighter (SFF), and require selectee to meet the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. Detailed information regarding IFPM positions can be found at the IFPM website.

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    This is a Public Notice for positions being filled under the Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for Wildland Fire. Under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location identified in this Public Notice. To learn more about Direct-Hire Authority, go to: OPM.GOV Hiring Information - DHA.

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work on Hotshot Crews. For more information on Crew Types, click here.

    A Hotshot Wildland Firefighter (GS-06 Forestry Technician) serves as a wildland firefighter on a hotshot crew performing the following duties: wildland fire suppression and control activities including suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuels reduction, and prescribed burning. In addition to performing all of the above duties, provides daily leadership and training for the crew members. Instructs crew members in specific tasks and techniques; conducts on-the-job training; distributes and controls work assignments among employees, assures timely accomplishment of assigned tasks; maintains work notes and records; reports on work accomplishments, ensures that the work is carried out safely; reports on performance problems and issues.

    *In addition to the base salary, you will receive a 2.86% cost of living allowance for Fairbanks, AK. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment, and gradual decrease.

    For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI FIRES Jobs website and select the state you are interested in.

    For more information about temporary fire positions with DOI, go to the following link: https://www.firejobs.doi.gov/.

    During the application process, you may select up to SEVEN (7) locations from the list of available locations in this announcement.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - Frequent/Extensive travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0462 Forestry Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584564500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.