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Bureau of Indian Affairs Bloomington, MN, United States
Apr 20, 2017
Full time
As the Fire Management Specialist (Ecosystems), you will serve as the subject matter expert on the Bureau Of Indian Affairs Fire Monitoring Program for the Midwest Regional Office. This position is located in Bloomington, MN. Work Schedule : The employee will be required to work some nights, weekends, and holidays.  Preference will be given to applicants claiming veteran's preference over those not making a claim.  Applicants will not receive numerical ratings.  For information on veteran's preference and what to submit to verify your claim to veteran's preference refer to the "Required Documents" section in this announcement. Indian Preference: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.  Eligibles being appointed under Indian Preference will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointing Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7). This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.   Duties Following are the major, though not all inclusive, duties of this position: Coordinates and oversees program direction with resource management and fire management staff in fire/fuels treatment monitoring activities. Assists fire management, and natural and cultural resource management staff in planning, evaluating, and advising with regard to fire/fuel treatment monitoring programs. Provides or arranges for technical assistance in the field. Instructs nationally and locally sponsored courses in fire/fuel treatment monitoring. Plans and directs long and short range fire ecology programs including vegetation monitoring, vegetation succession analysis and basic and applied research activities. Serves as liaison with federal and state agencies and other research personnel to adapt and adjust monitoring protocols. Travel Required 25% or Greater Travel for training or work efforts Relocation Authorized Yes Travel and relocation expenses will be authorized in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulations, with the exception of relocation real estate expenses under the contractor provided home sale contract. Closes Wednesday 5/3/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com