Engineering Equipment Operator Helper


Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Big Creek, KY - Sep 17, 2022 via USAJobs

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These positions are located on USDA Forest Service Southern Region (R8) Fire and Aviation units.

Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled can be found on the Forest Service website.

This position assists the fire dozer operator with initial attack, fire, and fuels management activities.

The helper assists in support of other natural resource projects.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Russell Marchion at Russell.Marchion@usda.gov.

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.

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.

Selective Placement Factors This position requires the selectee to obtain or possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

Primary firefighter positions include the following age requirements: Under age 37 -OR- less than age 37 after subtracting the months of Permanent 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 -OR-currently occupy a permanent position with primary fire fighter retirement coverage.

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 primary/rigorous firefighter position under the provisions of 5 USC 8336(c) (CSRS) and 8412(d) (FERS).

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.



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