BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team!
The BLM manages more land – approximately 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.
Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.
For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website . This position is located in Winnemucca, Nevada. Information about the area can be found at
Winnemucca Chamber of Commerce
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections
You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal land.
Direct deposit is required.
A Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) Manager manages one or more Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) operations during initial attack of wildland fires. SEAT Modules consists of single engine aircraft configured to drop suppressants or retardants, pilots, mixing/loading equipment and drivers/attendants. These modules are contracted to the government. Responses can occur on BLM fires or in support of other agency efforts. Provides pilots, and crew with detailed instructions on incident objectives and tactics. Determines needs, orders personnel, equipment and supplies to support single engine air tanker operations.
Qualification Requirement Using Specialized Experience or Education:
In order to be rated as qualified using specialized experience, we must be able to determine that you meet the definition(s) below - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level of the position to be filled.
To qualify for a GS-06: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to the next lower graded level (GS-05). The specialized experience is further defined as experience working with aircraft during initial or extended attack of wildland fires. OR experience having successfully performed as a Qualified SEAT Manager (SEMG) Trainee.
To qualify for a GS-07: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to the next lower graded level (GS-06). The specialized experience is further defined as experience working with aircraft during initial or extended attack of wildland fires. Experience should include lead responsibilities perfoming work associated with wildland fire aircraft. OR experience having successfully performed as a Qualified SEAT Manager (SEMG)
OR 18 semester/24 quarter hours credit of graduate education related to range technician work such as a major study in forestry, range management, agriculture or a subject-matter field directly related to this position, OR a combination of education and experience that is directly related to the work of the position as stated above.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Selective Placement Factors:
This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified.
PRIOR WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Applicants must 90-days of prior wildland firefighting experience. This must be evidenced in your application. The Department of the Interior defines wildland firefighting experience as: any non-structure fire that occurs in the wildland. Wildland firefighting experience is gained through work on the fire line in containment, control, suppression or use of wildland fire. This experience can be met by serving in a temporary, seasonal, or equivalent private sector fire position for no less than 90 days. Periods of wildland firefighting experience gained through militia and rural fire departments can also be credited as long as the total amount of this experience equates to at least 90-days. Wildland fires are categorized into two distinct types:
1) Wildfires - Unplanned ignitions or prescribed fires that are declared wildfires, and 2) Prescribed Fires/Planned ignitions. This description includes only fireline experience on a Prescribed Fire; it does not include experience in the planning stages. Prescribed fire experience must be supplemented by fire suppression experience in order to be creditable as previous wildland firefighting experience.
This position falls under the Technical and Medical Support group coverage and IOR standards.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/TESTING: Medical examination is required. The position requires periodic movement and long irregular hours. Any condition, which could cause you to be a hazard to yourself or others, will disqualify you for employment.
THIS IS A DRUG TESTING DESIGNATED POSITION. In accordance with Executive Order 12564 and under the Department’s Drug Free Workplace Program applicant(s) tentatively selected for this position must submit a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use and to pass the test prior to appointment. The position is subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
You must be 18 years of age or older to be assigned to a hazardous position.
This is a secondary/administrative fire position under the special retirement provisions of 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) (CSRS) and 5 U.S.C. 8412(d) (FERS). Secondary positions are not subject to the maximum entry age policy; the selectee must have prior service in a primary position and meet the transfer requirement for movement from a primary to secondary position to be eligible for special retirement coverage.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If you meet the qualification requirements, you application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
KSA1:Knowledge of the planning and coordination required for complex air operations in remote, isolated work locations, along with the knowledge of capabilities and limitations of various types of SEAT configuration in order to adapt to highly specialized projects.
KSA2: Knowledge of aircraft contract administration and provisions to effectively administer aircraft contracts, recommend contract language changes, and to complete related reports, records and payment documents.
KSA3:Thorough knowledge of current aviation safety practices and procedures, to include knowledge of acceptable and unacceptable flight practices to evaluate performance with knowledge of safe mountain flying techniques and aircraft aerodynamics and flight characteristics and able to review and correctly interpret technical material, such as flight handbooks, aircraft logbooks, performance charts and aeronautical literature.
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To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at Federal Benefits at USAJOBS .
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP . If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they receive a minimum score of 85 based on the rating criteria used for this position.
This is a seasonal appointment; you will be in a pay status for at least 6 months, but less than 9 months a year. When work or funds are not available you will be placed in non-pay status.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants.
This position requires regular and recurring overtime and shift work.
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