ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Posted on Aug 03, 2021 via USAJobs

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Adin, CA  |  #engineering #government

 


This position serves as an operator of heavy equipment on initial attack, fire and fuels management activities and operates this equipment in support of other natural resource projects, is located on a forest unit and is responsible for the operation of a variety of heavy equipment for fire suppression activities.

Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates applications are due for these locations can be found on the Forest Service website.

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 Federal Wage System Qualifications Standards.

Primary firefighter positions include the following age requirements: Under age 37 -OR- less than age 37 after subtracting the months of Federal Service worked in a primary or secondary firefighter/law enforcement position -OR- a veteran preference eligible, older than age 37 and is requesting a waiver to the maximum age requirement.

To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

WORK CAPACITY TEST (WCT) for Wildland Firefighters: This position participates in wildland firefighting activities.

Based on the type of work performed, TAKING and PASSING the WCT at the MODERATE level is a "condition of employment".

The moderate fitness (Field) test requires completing a two (2) mile hike within thirty (30) minutes, while carrying a twenty-five (25) pound pack.

FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT COVERAGE: This is a primary/rigorous 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.

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.


Deadline: 2021-08-09 (6 days left)


How to Apply

Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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