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Bureau of Indian Affairs Fort Duchesne, UT, United States
Apr 30, 2017
Full time
This is a SECONDARY FIREFIGHTER position under the special retirement provisions of 5 U.S.C. 8336 (c) (CSRS) and 5 U.S.C. 8412 (d) (FERS). It requires firefighting experience.  Firefighter retirement coverage of the incumbent depends on his or her individual work history. This position has been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as a Wildland Fire Operations Specialist, and requires 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  http://www.ifpm.nifc.gov/ The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in accordance with the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (25 USC 472), gives priority in selection to eligible Indian Preference candidates. The BIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Who May Apply : Veterans Preference applicants. Special Hiring Authorities - Common authorities include Schedule A, Peace Corps, Foreign Service employees, etc. NOTE:  This position is also being advertised under Merit Promotion Announcement Number: WRO-17-35, Vacancy ID# 11937103.  Applicants who wish to be considered under both Merit Promotion and Competitive Procedures must submit a separate application for each announcement.  Your application under this notice will be considered only for the Competitive Service Vacancy Announcement. Duties This position is organizationally located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Western Region, Uintah and Ouray Agency, Branch of Forestry & Fire.  This position reports to the FMO of the Uintah and Ouray Agency.  This position serves as a Wildland Fire Operations Specialist .  Major duties include, but are not limited to: Performs and supervises employees in a variety of fire management positions such as: fire prevention, preparedness, detection, resource rehabilitation, mobilization, prescribed fire, aviation operations, and training programs. Ensures preparedness of wildland fire suppression equipment and personnel. Provides oversight and management for fire facilities within the zone/area. Provides oversight during initial and extended attack fires, directs fireline activities and tactics of dispersed firefighters, resources, equipment, and aircraft. Provides leadership and direction to subordinates in the recognition and mitigation of environmental and workplace hazards of the wildland fire environment following applicable laws, policies, and guidelines. Travel Required Occasional Travel Requires travel by light fixed-wing or rotor-wing aircraft. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com