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Logistics Management Specialist (Dispatch Center Manager) – Fairbanks, Alaska
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 535011Start Date: 11/09/2021End Date: 12/03/2021
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- please be sure to include this information in your resume. In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – 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-09) of the position to be filled. To qualify for the GS-11 grade level, 1 year of creditable specialized experience equivalent to GS-09 is required. Examples of work experience include, but are not limited to: experience in supervising and/or managing a complex dispatch operation. Coordinating transportation and determining the nature of the resources needed such as personnel, equipment and services; preparing cost and budgetary data; experience working with flight justification; payment documents and flight plans for contact and on call personnel; implementing and maintaining mobilization plans, emergency and disaster plans; and dispatch policies and procedures. Substitution of Education for Experience:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related OR an equivalent combination of specialized experience and education. This position has been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as a Center Manager (CMGR) – HIGH Complexity, and requires selectee to meet the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position unless stated otherwise. Selective Placement Factors: 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: 1. 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. 2. To meet IFPM requirements, you must have possessed all of the following National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) incident management qualifications and training requirements to be considered eligible for this position (currency not required at time of referral, but may be required to obtain and maintain currency if selected): A) Expanded Dispatch Support Dispatcher (EDSD); AND B) National Fire Danger Rating Systems (S-491) You must meet all qualification and selective placement factor requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Physical Demands: Work involves long hours of sitting, intense concentration, and working at peak proficiency/intensity levels with irregular breaks and mealtimes. Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office setting. During peak activity there is increased radio traffic and numerous ringing phones, which require a high level of concentration to perform duties.
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