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Fire Dispatch (Forestry Technician) – Moose, Wyoming
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 539652Start Date: 11/22/2021End Date: 01/12/2022
To qualify for a GS-05, you must meet at least one of the following AND the Selective Factor listed below:
– 1 year of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-04 level duties. Examples of specialized work experience include working with dispatch and dispatch office functions related to wildland fire suppression activities. Work should have included experience such as determining priorities, and selecting alternative resources while performing dispatch operations duties independently. 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 and senior year levels of a baccalaureate program; OR
– a combination of education and experience as described above. Selective Factor for GS-05: 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 wildland 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. For more information regarding basic qualifications and combining education and experience click here. You must meet all qualification requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement.
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