Forestry Tech (Fire Dispatcher)

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Department Of The Interior
The BLM manages more land 253 million acres than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
This is a seasonal appointment; you will be in a pay status for at least 6 months, but less than 12 months a year. When work or funds are not available you will be placed in non-pay status.
This position has been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as an initial attack dispatcher, and requires selectee to meet the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. Detailed information regarding IFPM positions can be found at /
The salary range given above includes base pay and locality pay; you will also receive a 5.57% cost of living allowance. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment and gradual decrease.
Under this announcement you would be a Fire Dispatcher in the Alaska Coordination Center, Upper Yukon Fire Management Zone, or Galena Fire Management Zone with the Alaska Fire Service.
For additional information about the BLM please visit BLM
These positions are located in Fairbanks, Alaska and the Galena Fire Management Zone positions will be temporarily located in Galena, Alaska from May until the end of August, the rest of the time in Fairbanks. Information about Fairbanks and Galena and the areas can be found at: Alaska.
This position is also being announced under BLMAK-14-1074862-JE, BLMAK-14-1074865-JE, and BLMAK-14-1074867-JE
Job Title: Forestry Tech (Fire Dispatcher)
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Job Announcement Number: BLMAK-14-1074868-JE
SALARY RANGE: $38,508.00 to $55,630.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, March 17, 2014 to Friday, March 28, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0462-06/07
DUTY LOCATIONS: Few vacancies in the following location:
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

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