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-2101-11/12 Fixed Wing Operations Specialist position located in McClellan, CA. 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.
This position serves as an expert in fixed wing operations and is responsible for regional direction and oversight of all fixed wing operations, including direct and indirect fire suppression, transportation of personnel and cargo including hazardous materials into remote areas, fixed wing crew training, facilities adequacy, and equipment suitability. The majority of the work of the position is in support of wildland fire suppression. Provides direction and oversight to fixed wing operations supporting all Regional activity including forest health, resource management, law enforcement, and research. Ninety (90) days of experience as a primary/rigorous wildland firefighter or equivalent experience outside federal employment is a basic qualification requirement for this position. If you have further questions regarding the position, please contact acting Regional Aviation Officer Phil Ketel at 209-304-4302, email email@example.com.
This purpose of this outreach notice is to determine an adequate candidate pool, and it is in effect from February 5, 2018, through February 26, 2018. If you are interested in this position, please complete the attached outreach response form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org. When the outreach notice expires, you may access USAJOBS at www.usajobs.gov for all job announcement information. Those responding to this outreach will receive notice of the job announcement information once available.