GS-0401-11/12 Fire Management Specialist (Regional Fuels Planner) - US Forest Service

20 Mar 2017 18:59 | Kin Wong (Administrator)

The Pacific Southwest Region’s Fire and Aviation Management staff is currently in the process of outreach to assess interest in a permanent, fulltime GS-0401-11/12 Fire Management Specialist (Regional Fuels Planner). The duty station for this position my either be identified as McClellan or Vallejo, CA; dependent on the outreach response. The outreach notice and reply form are attached; please share this information with those within your network and with others you know who are qualified and may be interested. If you have further questions about the position, please contact Regional Assistant Director Rob Griffith at (707) 562-8695, or by email at


The incumbent serves as a staff specialist with primary responsibility to ensure that both short-term and long-term fire management direction, policies, regulations, and technical expertise and analysis are integrated into Forest Resource and Land Management Plans, National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), and Fire Management Plan documents and provides expertise in fuels management. Assists and provides professional knowledge, technical expertise and analysis for the integration of Fire and Fuels Management programs into various resource management planning documents. Provides support in all areas of fuels management involved with the treatment of fuels accumulations. This is a secondary firefighter position under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 8336 (c) and 5 U.S.C. 8412 (d). Ninety (90) days of experience as a primary/rigorous firefighter or equivalent experience outside federal employment is a basic qualification requirement for this position. This position was approved for secondary firefighter retirement coverage by USDA under FERS and CSRS on 08/08/2014, F8.


This outreach notice is to determine an adequate candidate pool, and it is in effect from March 17 through April 7, 2017. If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to receive the job announcement information when it becomes available, please complete the attached reply form and return it to

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