Forestry Technician (Dispatch)

Posted on Aug 01, 2021 via USAJobs

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Flagstaff, AZ  |   #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 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.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement, you must also possess experience and/or directly related education in the amounts listed below.

Specialized Experience Requirement: GS-05: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level; or successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a subject-matter field directly related to the position, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine fisheries and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science.

No more than 6 semester hours in mathematics is creditable; or combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience.

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

Examples of specialized experience are: Filing and retrieving documents in a dispatching office.

Assisting in preparing various maps, plans, guides, analyses, and special reports for dispatch use; receiving and processing requests for equipment, personnel, and supplies in conjunction with wildland fire and emergency incidents.

Selective Placement Factors 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, to include, specific duties and specific dates must be documented in your work history/resume.

FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT COVERAGE: This is a secondary firefighter position under 5 USC 8336(c) (CSRS) and 8412(d) (FERS).

There is no age limit for entry into secondary positions.

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.

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 (22 days left)
Salary: 34K-45K Per Year


How to Apply

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


Related positions:

Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatch)

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Aug 01, 2021, Brent, AL

Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatch)

Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Jul 31, 2021, Hines, OR

Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatch)

Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Jul 31, 2021, Hines, OR

Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatch)

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Jul 31, 2021, Alturas, CA

Forestry Technician

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Aug 01, 2021, Boise, ID


Discover More



Serefind is not affiliated with any company and government entity. It’s a search engine, like Google, for finding jobs, and we just provide link to the application. Best of luck in your search!