Department Of Agriculture Richfield , UT 84701
This position is located in Intermountain Region (Region 4), on the Fishlake National Forest in Richfield, UT.
The incumbent serves as point of contact for the forest in incident business management functions pertaining to wildland fire and all hazard incidents.
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Gayle Sorenson at 435-896-1614 and email@example.com
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Duties listed are at the full performance level.
Serves as the forest incident business expert and provides program oversight for the forest.
Responsible to ensure incident payments and billings are completed consistent with Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook and Forest Service appropriation law.
Represents the forests and coordinates with federal, state, local government to resolve incident payment and billings.
Provides advice to Line Officers and Fire Staff Officers on administrative issues including appropriation use, personnel/payroll, cost management, fire acquisition, fire claims, and compensation for injury.
Provides oversight of the Administratively Determined (AD) Pay Plan for Emergency Workers (Casuals) to ensure the provisions of the pay plan are followed.
Participates in incident management as the agency representative to Incident Management Teams, Buying Teams, and Incident Business Advisors assigned to the forest.
25% or less
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
Selectee will be responsible for tax obligations related to payments for moving expenses
For Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act applicants (LMWFA). Part time and intermittent service will be credited on a pro-rated basis, based on the number of hours served. LWOP will be credited for up to six months; anything beyond six months will not be.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement (or date of referral if an Open Continuous announcement) as defined below. For more information on the qualifications for this position, go to: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp
For the GS-7 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 grade level; OR
one full year of graduate level education; OR
an appropriate combination of graduate level education and specialized experience; OR Superior Academic Achievement (go to this site determine if you are eligible: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp). The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work (i.e. Fire Prevention Organization and Management, Political, Ethical, and Legal Foundations of EMS, Leadership and Management, Personnel Management for Fire and EMS, Operations and Logistics, Financial Management, Business Management, Finance).
Examples of specialized experience include one or more of the following: Completed assignments that consist of specific, well defines tasks that typically are designed to learn more about Incident Business Management policies and guidelines; Provided answers to routine questions regarding management policies and guidelines; Creating travel orders and vouchers; Assist with completing fire timekeeping.
For the GS-9 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 grade level; 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 (i.e., Fire Prevention Organization and Management, Political, Ethical, and Legal Foundations of EMS, Leadership and Management, Personnel Management for Fire and EMS, Operations and Logistics, Financial Management, Business Management, Finance).
Examples of specialized experience include one or more of the following: Assisted in preparing, reviewing and executing of fire-related agreements consistent with incident business management policies and guidelines; Presented technical information to fire managers, or as an instructor for fire-related course(s); Participated in projects or agreements involving individuals or groups representing diverse interests; Represented an organization coordinating with federal, state, local government to resolve incident payments and billings.
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.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.