Fire Logistics Dispatcher

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Department Of The Interior
All U.S. Citizens - No previous Federal Service is required.
Permanent Career Seasonal position - incumbent will be actively employed 6-11 months per year. Work Schedule is Full Time. Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website. There is currently one position located in Winnemucca, Nevada. Information about the area can be found at Winnemucca Chamber of Commerce website. This announcement may be used to to fill other Fire Logistics Dispatch positions located in the Winnemucca District, duty location Winnemucca, Nevada. U.S. Citizenship is required Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required. Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections. You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land. Direct Deposit Required. This position serves as a Fire Logistics Dispatcher in the Central Nevada Interagency Dispatch Center located in Winnemucca, Nevada. The primary purpose of this psoition is to serve as a fire logistics dispatcher in support of fire suppression activities.
Determines appropriate resource response to incidents and requests from the field and dispatches personnel, equipment, aircraft, and/or supplies.
Performs, and directs others, in receiving fire reports, determining location, land status, and current fire information.
Provides critical logistical support information to supervisor and makes recommendations concerning the efficient uses of available resources. If you are a current career seasonal employee, your time spent in non-pay status is not creditable towards meeting the specialized experience requirement of 52 weeks or 1 year (whichever is first). Please include in your resume (on the first line of each job experience section), the dates you were placed in and out of pay status.
THIS IS A DRUG TESTING DESIGNATED POSITION. In accordance with Executive Order 12564, and under the Department''s Drug Free Workplace Program. Applicant(s) tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use and to pass the test prior to appointment. In addition, this position is subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
The duties of this position create a highly stressful environment during peak activity, requiring the ability to keep calm in emergency situations. Must be able to cope with the pressure of meeting time frames and changing priorities. During peak activity, increased radio traffic, numerous ringing phones, and conversations result in high noise levels, which require a high level of concentration to perform duties. Mental concentration and accuracy are required. Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran''s preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
KSA 1: Knowledge of fire management operations, dispatch procedures and resources used for the tactical and logistical support for wildland and prescribed fire incidents.
KSA 2: Knowledge of wildland fire suppression and prescribed fire strategies, tactics, methods and procedures, fire behavior, and weather conditions to effectively dispatch fire management resources, propose and update guidelines, issue internal instructions to other dispatchers, and resolve dispatch problems.
KSA 3: Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
To preview questions please click here. Qualification Requirement Using Specialized Experience or Education: In order to be rated as qualified using specialized experience, we must be able to determine that you meet the definition(s) below; please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level of the position to be filled.
For GS-06: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least GS-05 in the federal service, as a dispatcher or experience in wildland fire, police, structure fire or other emergency related fields. Examples are performing dispatch duties for wildland fire, police or fire departments, or other emergency services including receiving, filling and tracking requests, providing logistical support information, and recording and maintaining records and communications logs.
For GS-07: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least GS-06 in Federal service, as a dispatcher or experience in wildland fire, police, structure fire or other emergency fields. Examples are performing dispatch support duties for wildland fire, police, fire departments, or other emergency services. Directs others in completing and processing requests for resources, trains lower level personnel, and coordinates with others on mobilization, reassignment and demobilization of resources.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement. Click on the button "Apply Online" and login to MY USAJOBS.
If you haven''t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS. If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the "Did you forget your username and/or password" link from the right side menu.
Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement. If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at or email us at . If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e.you do not have access to the internet), you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying. In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms. Please ensure your resume reflects hours worked or indicates full-time. Failure to list hours or full-time status on your resume could result in a not qualified rating.
Veterans'' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans'' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans'' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans'' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide. For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit: Vet Guide. For preference as 5-point veteran (TP) , please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. For preference as a 10-point veteran (CP, CPS, or XP) , please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation.
Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: Documentation verifying your CTAP and ICTAP eligibility; this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
If you are applying for this position based on eligibility under other non-competitive Special Appointing Authorities, you must submit proof of eligibility.
You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile. Auto-Requested Fax: Allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume. The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet. UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: Instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.
Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application. Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement.
You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted. You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.
BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants. The incentives that may be offered include Student Loan Repayments, Relocation Incentives and/or Recruitment Incentives.
May require completion of a one year probationary period.
This is a seasonal appointment; you will be in a pay status for at least 6 months, but less than 12 months a year. When work or funds are not available you will be placed in non-pay status.
This position requires regular and recurring overtime and shift work.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM''s Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Best or Highly Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position. !benefits.hms?orgId=3&jnum;=109910

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