1. Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
2. This position may be designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties of this position may be locally determined to be essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.
3. Incumbent may work a minimum 56 or 60-hour week with supervisor's approval
4. Required to participate in a physical fitness program and pass an annual physical.
5. Incumbent is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week unless TDY or on leave.
6. Special Retirement Provisions Authority: One of the following may apply:
Position covered as secondary under the FERS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 USC 8401(14), 5 USC 8412 (d), and 5 CFR 842.802]. Authority: Secretary of Defense Memorandum, dated 31 Aug 89 OR
Position covered as a secondary position under the CSRS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 USC 8331 (21), 5 USC 8336(c), and 5 CFR 831.902]. Authority: OPM Memorandum, dated 26 Jun 89.
7. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration. This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by the TAG.
8. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
9. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
10. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
11. May be subject to furlough actions.
12. Acceptance of a Federal position may terminate Tricare eligibility.
13. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Work experience or military service that demonstrated the ability to follow directions and to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedures and that otherwise demonstrates the ability to perform or learn to perform the duties of the position. To qualify for this position, your resume must reflect sufficient experience and/or education to perform the duties of the position for which you are applying. Your resume is key in evaluating your experience, as it relates to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your work experience.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 1 year equivalent to at least next lower grade level (GS-11). Experience that demonstrated the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position. Such duties may include controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade; rescue operations; detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; operation of fire communications equipment; controlling hazardous materials incidents and/or (6) developing, implementing, or providing training in fire protection and prevention. 2-3 years experience operating in a combination department with Air National Guard and State employees. Experience operating at a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) controlled Index C airport with Air National Guard, Army National Guard, Commercial Carrier, private aviation, and corporately owned aircraft. Experience operating in Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge required areas under the supervision of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Familiarity with Mutual Aid with municipal and county departments.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
CERTIFICATIONS: Must be certified by the DOD Fire Fighter Certification system as Fire Officer IV (includes Fire Officer I, II, III), Fire Instructor II (includes Fire Instructor I), Fire Inspector II (includes Fire Inspector I), HAZMAT Incident Commander (includes Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations), and Airport Firefighter (includes Firefighter I, II).
Undergraduate and Graduate level education preferred.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
Veterans Preference will be considered for this Job Announcement under the Category Rating method QUALIFIED and NOT QUALIFIED.
If you are unsure if you can claim Veteran's Preference click the link to see if you may be eligible: https://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/vets/vetpref/choice.htm
Visit the OPM Vet Guide for information on the different categories of Veteran's Preference at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide-for-hr-professionals/
Blank SF 15 form can be found here to fill out and attach to your application as needed for claiming 10-point preference: https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf
Veterans' Preference: A copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
Veterans Information: Veterans' preference must be validated by formal submissions including all necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Acceptable documentation may be:
1. A copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions.
2. A "certification" that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
3. You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online.
NOTE: Prior to appointment, an agency will require the service member to provide a copy of the DD-214.
If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form, SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference."
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.