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 Agriculture. The opening is for a FIRE MANAGEMENT PLANNING SPECIALIST in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
FIRE MANAGEMENT PLANNING SPECIALIST – Multiple Locations
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 481119Start Date: 07/13/2021End Date: 07/27/2021
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. Specialized Experience Requirement:
GS-11: One year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as: Developing and evaluating prescribed fire plans or fire management plans; evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of fire and aviation management programs through on-the-ground inspections; providing guidance on data collection and evaluation of fire hazard risk, fuels, historic fire occurrence, fire effects, climatology and weather; and/or assisting in developing annual program of work including budget allocations and severity requests for fire and/or aviation management
Applicants must have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree (coursework directly related to position being filled).
An appropriate combination of specialized experience and graduate level education (beyond what is required for a master’s degree, i.e., more than 36 semester hours leading to a Ph.D.). GS-12: One year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as: Directing a fire management program including developing long and short range objectives; developing an annual program of work and budget proposals to support fire management programs; participating in planning sessions involving internal and external entities, specifications and criteria for fire, fuels and aviation management. Selective Placement Factor:
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. 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. FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT COVERAGE: This is a secondary position covered under the special retirement provisions of 5 USC 8336(c) for the Civil Service Retirement System and of 5 USC 8412(d) for the Federal Employees Retirement System. To receive consideration for this position, you must provide updated required documents and meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
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