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Forestry Technician (Fire) – Charleston AFB, South Carolina
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 151802Start Date: 09/20/2019End Date: 10/17/2019
Only experience and education obtained by 10/17/2019 will be considered.
To qualify for the GS 0462-06 Forestry Technician (Fire) you must meet A, B, or C below:
A. At least 1 year specialized experience equivalent to a GS-05 in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience may include: participate in fire prevention, suppression, and prescribed burning; prepare fire reports; instruct and provide on-the-job; dispatch personnel, supplies and equipment; operates wildland fire; maintain records of fire time and attendance work done by fire crews
B. Completed at least 1 year (18 semester hours) of graduate level education directly related to this position.
C. An equivalent combination of the specialized experience and education described above. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your IFPM Master Record
Your IQCS Master Record must reflect the following:
Primary Core Requirement: ENGB
Secondary Core Requirement: ICT5
Additional Required Training: S-211 Physical Demands/Work Environment:
Firefighting is extremely arduous and hazardous. The work requires strenuous physical exertion, including carrying heavy objects, walking, climbing, bending, stooping, hacking through underbrush and using heavy tools for long periods of time. Most work is performed outdoors in a forest and/or rangeland setting. Terrain ranges from flat and swampy to steep and rocky and is often covered with thick, tangled vegetation or various trees and grasses. Temperature extremes, smoke, and dust are frequently severe. The hazardous nature of the work requires the use of protective gear and clothing (boots, hard hat, nomex clothing, gloves, etc). The work is typically performed in isolated locations, which are often away from roads and water sources; camping is necessary for extended periods. 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.
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