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FIRE PROTECTION INSPECTOR – Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Air Force Materiel Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 440120Start Date: 04/16/2021End Date: 04/29/2021
THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN AMENDED TO CLOSE ON 4/29/21 In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-0081, Fire Protection and Prevention Series. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: The applicant must have one year of specialized experience at a level close to the work of this position that has given me the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform. Typically, we would find this experience in work within this field that is closely related. To be creditable, one year of the specialized experience must have been equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-07), pay band or equivalent. Specialized experience is described as (1) controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade; (2) rescue operations; (3) detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; (4) operation of fire communications equipment; (5) controlling hazardous materials incidents and/or (6) developing, implementing, or providing training in fire protection and prevention. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-08 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of recognized standards covering fire protection and prevention techniques and procedures; agency and installation manuals, rules, and regulations; and federal , state, and local fire protection/prevention ordinances and building codes.
2. Knowledge of the theory of fire propagation and progression and the application of accepted techniques and principles to reduce/eliminate hazards in a specialized environment with a high fire expectancy and potential for severity.
3. Knowledge of the layout, design, construction, and contents of buildings; locations of fire protection systems; and other similar characteristics of the installation; and of the latest changes in aircraft cockpit design, ordnance placement, and cabin layout including the operation of hatch or canopy release mechanisms, ejection seat mechanisms, and/or oxygen supply systems when work is associated with active aircraft.
4. Knowledge of health and environmental safety requirements as outlined in applicable safety standards, regulations, and/or technical orders.
5. Ability to develop and conduct training, education, and information programs for a variety of client groups; to maintain good working relations and to use tact and firmness when dealing with operating officials; and to communicate orally and in writing. *Employee is required to be certified by the DoD Firefighter Certification Program as Fire Inspector II (includes Fire Inspector I), Fire Instructor I, Hazmat Awareness, Airport Firefighter, Hazmat Operations, Hazmat Technician, Apparatus Driver/Operator-Pumper, Apparatus Driver/Operator-ARFF, Aerial Vehicles and possess State or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT)- Basic Life Support (EMT-B) certification . PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF CERTIFICATIONS WITH APPLICATION. *PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities while performing inspections or demonstrations during training sessions. NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL. *WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed in various settings, such as office buildings, warehouses, industrial buildings, or construction sites. In some areas, the employee may be required to wear protective clothing, such as masks, goggles, gloves, or shields. The work may involve moderate risks requiring the exercise of safety precautions when working around fuel transfer operations, constructions sites, hospitals, airfields, etc. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that 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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