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Vacancy Detail Overview



Announcement Number BIA Merit-2014-0002 Promotion Potential GS-15
Position Title Wildland Fire Management Director (NIFC) Hiring Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
Open Period 07/17/2014 - 08/18/2014 Duty Locations 1 Vacancies in Boise, ID, US
Series/Grade GS - 0401A 15 For More Info Human Resources Office
208-387-5523
BLM_FA_NIFC_Vacancies@blm.gov
Salary $114872.00 - $149333.00

Who May Apply
GOVERNMENT-WIDE/ INDIAN PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES / CURRENT STATUS EMPLOYEES OR FORMER EMPLOYEES WITH REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY / CTAP AND ICTAP CANDIDATES – LOCAL COMMUTING AREA ONLY / VETERANS' EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES / PERSONS ELIGIBLE UNDER SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES


Job Status
Work Schedule is Full-Time.


Security Clearance Required:

Top Secret


Duration Appointment This is a permanent position.


Marketing Statement

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.


Summary
Supervisor: Faline Haven, (202) 208-5968

This position is located at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho. Information about the Boise area can be found at www.boisechamber.org.

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7). Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible. Applicants not entitled to Indian Preference must be Federal civilian employees with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof.

This position is subject to the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard and Guide selective placement factors for a National Fire Program Manager. This position requires the following qualifications - Currency Not Required:Primary NWCG Core Requirements: Task Force Leader (TFLD) -AND- Secondary NWCG Core Requirement: Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3) -OR- Type 2 Command and General Staff (T2 C&G) -OR- Prescribed Fire Burn Boss, Type 2 (RXB2).Additional required training as presented in the following courses or agency equivalent: Fire Program Management or Local Fire Management, or Local Fire Management Leadership, or Fire Management Leadership. Detailed information regarding IFPM positions can be found at http://www.ifpm.nifc.gov/.
 


Supervisory Position: Yes


Relocation Authorized: Yes

Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulations and Departmental policy.   


Key Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • A Security Clearance is required.
  • Indian Preference Policy applies.
  • Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections.
  • Direct Deposit Required.