Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression)

Expired Job

Department Of Agriculture Central Point , OR 97502

Posted 2 months ago

  • Videos

  • Duties

HelpDuties Summary

This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of the position is wildland fire suppression/management/control, as a firefighter on an engine, hotshot, helitack or hand crew.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

Performs as a member of a fire crew assigned to suppress the full range of difficulty and complexity of fires.

Moves dirt, chops brush, fells small trees, etc., to build fireline using hand tools such as axe, Pulaski, shovel and McLeod, and power saws, to control spreading wildland fire. Lays or directs hose in the use of water.

Fells trees or snags using power saws. May be required to rappel. Sets backfires as directed. Cleans, reconditions, and stores specialized fire tools and equipment.

Patrols areas of controlled fires to "mop-up" by searching out and extinguishing any remaining burning material. Operates specialized fire suppression equipment such as portable pumps or drip torch.

Observes, records, and preserves evidence of cause of fires.

May be assigned to other resource management activities such as fuels, recreation, timber, or reforestation when not performing fire suppression duties.

PLEASE NOTE: Fire Suppression includes position disciplines of Hotshot, Handcrew, Engine, Helitack.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per fire assignment.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
04

  • Job family (Series)
    0462 Forestry Technician

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National

  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt

  • Satisfactory background investigation and/or fingerprint check

  • Must be 18 years of age by Entry of Duty (EOD) date

  • Position requires a Work Capacity Test (WCT)

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.

Direct Deposit

  • Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choosing.

E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.

If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS E-VERIFY' system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

ARDUOUS FIRE POSITIONS: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be employed in a position performing hazardous duties.

An initial pre-employment medical examination is required for arduous fire positions. Failure to meet any of the required medical qualifications will be considered disqualifying for employment.

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." The Arduous fitness (Pack) test requires completing a three (3) mile hike within forty-five (45) minutes, while carrying a forty-five (45) pound pack. You are strongly encouraged to consult with your physician and begin training immediately if applying for this position. This announcement constitutes the required 30 days advanced notice for testing requirements.

Qualifications

You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.

GS-04: (6) six months of general experience and (6) six months of specialized experience equivalent to a GS-03 level.

General Experience is defined as: Observed field work projects and recorded data.

Worked with tools and equipment used in laboratories or at field sites. Other work experience, paid or unpaid, that demonstrates an ability to learn and perform the work of this position. Examples of unpaid experience include volunteer work, such as at a park, youth camp, scouting organization, hospital, community sports league, local fire department, etc.

Specialized Experience is defined as: Used hand tools or power equipment to create a fire line and/or remove debris.

Inventoried and/or restocked engines or fire caches to maintain fire readiness. Served on a crew to suppress the full range of fires.-OR

Successful completion of 2 years of study above high school that included at least 12 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 3 semester hours in mathematics is creditable OR

A combination of education and experience listed above.

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

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.

Education



See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Home Delivery & Assembly Technician

Sleep Number Corporation

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-05T00:00 Overview As a Field Services Technician with Sleep Number, you will strive to deliver a "wow" experience to each and every customer. Our Field Services Technicians not only deliver this exceptional product, they also provide our customers with quality service that includes assembly and demonstration of the Sleep Number Bed ® and other Sleep Number products. Additionally, our Field Services Technicians will visit existing customers to provide warranty services and conduct trouble shooting. We take pride in our products and are passionate about how it improves our customers' lives. Responsibilities * Conducts service visits in customer's homes delivering, relocating, assembling and repairing products to specifications with an expectation to personify Sleep Number's customer experience standards * Presents the bed/system in a manner that validates the sale by the customer, establishing confidence in the product's features and benefits * Operates a company and/or leased vehicle, meeting safety and DOT standards * Completes a daily vehicle inspection report, in accordance with DOT standards * Ensures that all daily schedules and work assignments are properly completed * Accurately reports work completion or status of assignments that were unable to be completed, including reason, reschedule information and follow up required * Ensures that all work is conducted in an efficient, quality and professional manner * Ensures all standard operating procedures are adhered to; commits to training path to keep up with our ever evolving product line * Works on a team with a co-worker, and/or provides guidance to a temporary worker who will support the daily tasks * Ensures tools, boxes, products, and vehicles are placed in a safe place so as not to injure technicians or customers * Communicates effectively with customers, co-workers and supervisors; including text, calls, emails, and other methods of electronic communication * Embraces, advocates and models Sleep Number's goals, mission, vision and values * Complies with all safety rules, regulations and training; maintains safe working conditions * Performs other job-related duties as required by business needs Qualifications * Previous furniture or appliance delivery and installation experience preferred * Customer Service experience required * Strong mechanical and technical aptitude required * Possess first-rate communication skills – for both internal and external customers * Ability to service customers and demonstrate strong problem solving skills * Must be able to follow standard operating procedures * Must have a valid driver's license (CDL not required) and clean driving record * Must be at least 21 years of age * Must be able to pass a criminal record check, DOT Physical, physical abilities test and drug screen * Possess the ability to follow safety procedures * Ability to operate a company vehicle in a variety of traffic and weather conditions * Must be able to work with common hardware and power tools * Knowledge in Smartphone technology and basic understanding of wireless networks * High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required * Must be able to lift up to 200 lbs. with help of a lifting partner multiple times per day * Must be able to perform repetitive bending and twisting motions * Must be able to push/pull and lift at or above chest level * Must be able to climb in and out of the cab and box truck and move mattresses up and down staircases * Must be able to perform firm hand grips of >50lbs consistently * Must be able to work in an environment conducive to changes in temperatures, both indoor and outdoor * Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule, including weekend, evening and holiday hours and seasonal spikes in volume – the number of hours/day are dependent on the number of deliveries (5 -11 average/day) scheduled * Must be comfortable working autonomously with direct leadership often remote, leveraging smart phone technology and email for the bulk of the communication to peers and supervisors Benefits At Sleep Number, we believe that by embracing individuality amongst our employees, we create a wonderful and memorable experience for our customers. We provide flexible schedules and an excellent paid training in a supportive environment. The Field ServicesTechnician role comes with a competitive hourly pay, plus bonus potential and excellent benefits! Other benefits of the Technician role include: * Medical, Dental, and Vision * 401(k) Plan with Company Matching * Paid Time Off * Bonus Plan with Quarterly Payout Opportunity * Tuition Reimbursement * Flexible Spending Accounts * Company Issued Smart Phone * Employee Discounts * And Much More! Equal Opportunity Employer Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Sleep Number Corporation Central Point OR

Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression)

Expired Job

Department Of Agriculture