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Forest Fire Training Center Manager – Mesa, Arizona
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 171005Start Date: 11/26/2019End Date: 12/10/2019
In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management’s General Schedule Qualification Standards. Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary. 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. Specialized Experience Requirement: For the GS-09: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as assisting in providing fire related training; served as a subject matter expert during training course development; assisting in coordinating and scheduling of training courses; and/or monitoring a fire program budget. For the GS-11: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as assisting in the preparation and development of training course content and format; developing and presenting wildland firefighting courses such as aviation, fire prevention, fire suppression, fuels management, and fire related aviation operations; monitoring training programs for workforce capability and capacity goals and identifying training objectives and course requirements; and/or assisting with coordinating work and preparing budget proposals to support training and workforce development programs. Selective Placement Factors A minimum 90 days experience performing on-the-line (Primary/Rigorous) wildland fire suppression duties as a member of an organized fire suppression crew or comparable unit that utilized knowledge of wildland fire suppression, containment or control techniques and practices under various conditions. This experience must be documented with specific dates in the online application or resume. TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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