District/Zone Fire Management Officer (DZFMOM)

Posted on Jun 16, 2021 via USAJobs

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Chadron, NE  |  #management #government

 


­THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT.

This type of announcement provides the Forest Service with a readily available source of applicants when vacancies occur.

Eligibility and qualifications will be verified when there is a vacancy for the location and grade for which you applied.

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

See ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section for details.

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: For the GS-9: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 grade level.

Examples of specialized experience include: Assisting with a component of a wildland and/or prescribed fire management program.

Assisting in implementing a partial fire program budget taking into consideration changing priorities.

Assisting in implementing agreements with cooperators.

Establishing relationships with entities external to the organization regarding fire issues.

OR A master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B.

or J.D., if related; OR An appropriate combination of specialized experience and education (only graduate education in excess of 18 semester hours may be used to qualify applicants for this grade level).

The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

For the GS-11: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least to the GS-9 grade level.

Examples of specialized experience include: Managing a component of a wildland and/or prescribed fire management program.

Assisting in developing, coordinating and implementing a partial fire program budget.

Implementing agreements with cooperators and maintaining relationships with entities external to the organization regarding fire management program issues.

Managing strategies for a moderate to high complexity wildland fire suppression or prescribed fire organization utilizing agency policies, guidelines, and procedures.

OR A 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 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.).

Selective Placement Factors: Successfully completed the Primary NWCG Core Requirements of Task Force Leader (TFLD) -AND-Secondary NWCG Core Requirement of Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3) -OR-Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2) -OR- Primary NWCG Core Requirements of Helibase Manager (HEBM) -AND-Secondary NWCG Core Requirement of Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3) -AND-Successfully completed the NWCG Course # M-581 Fire Program Management 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.

In order to be considered for this position, copies of your Incident Qualification and Certification System (IQCS) Master Record (or equivalent training documents) which contain documented proof of the certification or attainment of the IFPM Selective Placement Factor for this position MUST be attached to your application.

Red cards are not acceptable documentation.

Currency Requirement: Required to maintain currency once hired into the position.

Currency of NWCG qualifications is not required for selection.

If not currently qualified, the applicant must provide documented evidence that they have been fully qualified in the past, and are able to regain currency within one year of being hired.

Failure to provide this documentation will result in disqualification.

This position has been identified as Moderate Complexity under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) or Forest Service Fire Program Management (FS-FPM) and is subject to selective placement factor requirements contained in the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard and Guide when filling this vacancy.

IFPM or FS-FPM selective placement factors are made up of a primary and secondary National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) core Incident Management Qualifications and Required Training.

The applicant must possess these qualifications at the applicable complexity level to be considered eligible for this position.

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.

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 ARDUOUS level is a condition of employment.

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


Deadline: 2021-08-23 (68 days left)
Salary: 52K-83K Per Year


How to Apply

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


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