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Supply Technician (Fire Cache Manager) – Craig, Colorado
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 479129Start Date: 07/08/2021End Date: 07/21/2021
Specialized Experience Requirements: In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement(s); please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-06) of the position to be filled. Examples include, but are not limited to: training others in wildland fire logistics coordination, methods and conditions to accurately address fire circumstances and determine when additional supplies/materials may be needed: certification in one or many wildland firefighting technical specializations such as fire camp management, supply ordering, receive and delivery coordination, SEAT operations, and fireline leadership, serving as a fire fighter on a crew (hotshot, helitack, engines, etc.) or assigned to support fire management activities under the adverse conditions of climate, fuels, and terrain. Substitution of Education for Experience: GS-07: Must have completed 1 full year (18 semester hours) of graduate education which is DIRECTLY related to work of the position OR an equivalent combination of specialized experience and education. 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. Selective Placement Factor(s): This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified. Prior on-the-line firefighting: The Department of the Interior defines wildland firefighting experience 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 for no less than 90 days. Wildland fires are categorized into two distinct types: (1) Wildfires – Unplanned ignitions or prescribed fires that are declared wildfires; and (2) Prescribed Fires – Planned ignitions. This description includes only fireline experience on a Prescribed Fire; it does not include experience in the planning stages. Prescribed fire experience must be supplemented by fire suppression experience in order to be creditable as previous wildland firefighting experience. This experience must be documented in the online application or resume with specific to and from dates, description of work performed, and hours worked per week. You must meet all qualification and selective placement factor requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Physical Demands: The work is performed on hard surfaces in areas that require standing, stooping, bending, climbing and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts and carries loads up to 70 pounds. The work requires long hours on short notice, callback in evenings or weekends and work shifts of 12 plus hours for extended periods. The incumbent may be subject to fire assignments in roles qualified for. The work is highly stressful during periods of intense support activity. Work Environment: The work is primarily performed in a warehouse setting. Both indoor and outdoor work is expected.
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