Wildland Firefighter (Forestry Aid/Technician) Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Interior

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Interior. The opening is for a Wildland Firefighter (Forestry Aid/Technician) in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Wildland Firefighter (Forestry Aid/Technician) – Multiple Locations
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 170886
Start Date: 11/25/2019
End Date: 12/10/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for a GS-03, you must meet at least one of the following:- 6 months of general work experience, which can be any work experience; OR-1 year of education above the high school level, which included at least 6 semester hours in any combination of the following courses: range management; range conservation; agriculture; forestry; wildlife management; engineering; biology; mathematics; other natural or physical sciences; OR- a combination of education and experience described above.To qualify for a GS-04, you must meet at least one of the following AND the Selective Factor:- 6 months of general work experience, which can be any work experience AND 6 months of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-03 level duties. Examples of specialized work experience include on-the-line wildland fire experience in forest/range fire control, prevention or suppression work as a trainee wildland firefighter. OR- 2 years of education above the high school level which included at least 12 semester hours in any combination of the following courses: forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine biology and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 3 semester hours of mathematics is creditable toward this requirement; OR- a combination of the education and experience described above.Selective Factor for GS-04: In addition to the basic qualifications listed above, you must have the following: 90 days of wildland fire experience. Wildland fire experience is defined as any non-structure fire that occurs in the wildland. Wildland firefighting experience is gained through work on the fire line in containment, control, suppression or use of wildland fire. This experience can be met by serving in a temporary, seasonal or equivalent private sector fire position. Periods of wildland firefighting experience gained through militia and rural fire departments can also be credited.To qualify for a GS-05, you must meet at least one of the following AND the Selective Factors:- 1 year of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-04 level duties. Examples include on-the-line wildland fire experience in forest/range fire control, prevention or suppression work as a skilled wildland firefighter, utilizing a variety of specialized wildland fire tools and equipment. OR- successful completion of a 4 year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree with either: 1. a major study in forestry, range management or agriculture; or a subject matter field directly related to the position; OR 2. at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following courses: forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine biology and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 6 semester hours of mathematics is creditable. The level of the course work must have been equivalent to at least the junior- orsenior-year levels of a baccalaureate program; OR- a combination of education andspecialized work experience described above.Selective Factors for GS-05: In addition to the basic qualifications listed above, you must havepossessed the followingNational Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) incident management qualification and training requirementto be considered eligible.1. Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1); And2. Successful completion of S-290 “Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior”For more information regarding basic qualifications and combining education and experience click here.You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

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