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Fire Logistics Dispatcher
National Park Service
Grand Teton NP is looking for temporary employees to work as Fire Logistics Dispatchers in Moose WY.
First Consideration Date:The following location will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement. You must apply on or before the date indicated below to receive first consideration. Thereafter applications may be considered as needed:
Moose WY (Grand Teton NP)
For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select Wyoming.
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A Fire Logistics Dispatcher (GS-04)provides a wide range of fire dispatch logistical and administrative support functions. Receives fire location information and notifies a higher level employee or supervisor. Processes resource orders informs supervisor of logistical support activities inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications records and maintains communication logs involving all telephone and two-way radio transmission.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to…
Applications will be accepted from all qualified U.S. Citizens.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
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### Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
These positions have no promotion potential.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is primarily performed in an office setting but demands long hours of sitting and irregular shifts. Long periods of intense concentration and working at peak proficiency/intensity levels.
NPS REQUIRES MANDATORY DRUG TESTING WITH FAVORABLE RESULTS PRIOR TO REPORTING FOR WORK. The drug test will be provided at Government direction and expense. Once hired employees are also subject to random drug testing during employment. This is in accordance with Executive Order 12564 and under the Department’s Drug Free Workplace Program.
To qualify for a GS-04 you must meet at least one of the following:
1 year of general work experience which can be any work experience; OR
2 years of education above the high school level (60 semester/90 quarter hours in an accredited business secretarial technical school junior college or university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 72 weeks in a business secretarial or technical school); OR
a combination of the education and experience described above.
For more information regarding basic qualifications and combining education and experience click here.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the early consideration/closing date of the announcement.
### Additional information
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.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: These positions are subject to a pre-employment background investigation. If applicable the appointment will be subject to successful completion of the background investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to satisfy the background check will result in cancellation of offer of employment or may be grounds for termination.
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 OPMs 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 fall within the Well or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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 your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified Well Qualified or Qualified. Within these categories applicants eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
1. Knowledge of wildland fire dispatch procedures and guidelines used in dispatch of personnel aircraft equipment and supplies for wildland fires.
2. Knowledge of dispatch functions with varying internal procedures.
3. Knowledge of wildland fire management computer programs and procedures for mobilizing resources.
To preview questions please click here.
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
## Required Documents
You MUST fax or upload "Required Documents" PRIOR to the Early Consideration or Close Date.
Please note that documents selected to transfer from your USAJOBS profile are NOT automatically added to your application. You need to transfer the document(s) in the Document step at the end of the application process.
College transcripts - If you are qualifying using education above high school you MUST submit your college transcripts.
Veteran Preference Documentation - If you are claiming Veteran Preference you MUST submit evidence of eligibility. DD-214 MUST show character of service. Failure to submit a DD-214 which shows the character of service and other appropriate supporting documentation if applicable will result in NOT granting preference. Note: If you are still on active duty contact the FIRES Help Desk for acceptable alternative documentation.
0-point Sole Survivorship preference (SSP) please provide the documentation you received granting this preference.
5-point preference - DD-214 which shows character of service or other documentation which proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
10-point preference - DD-214 SF-15 an official letter dated 1991 or later from the Department of Veterans Affairs or other appropriate source. For further information please refer to the "Veteran Information" link at the bottom of the screen.
Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP you MUST submit documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position grade level and duty location.
You only need to fax or upload documents that apply to you. For faxing and uploading instructions please click here.
You will not be contacted for additional information. If you have questions regarding what is considered appropriate supporting documentation contact the FIRES Help Desk.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Benefits for federal employees
Pay and leave
Temporary employees hired in wildland fire or wildland fire support positions are eligible for the following:
Annual and Sick Leave
Depending on tour of duty – Sunday holiday shift differential and/or hazard pay
Paid federal holidays
Participation in the Federal Employees Health Benefit (FEHB) program - Employees electing to participate in the FEHB will be responsible for the employee share of the premium while on the official agency roles which is deducted from bi-weekly earnings. After separating from federal employment employees will be offered to continue participation in FEHB under the Temporary Continuation of Coverage (TCC) option. Employees electing to continue coverage under the TCC provision will be responsible for the full premium amount plus a 2% administration fee.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
## How to Apply
Applications must be received ON-LINE through USAJOBS. On-line applications must be submitted prior to 12:00AM (Midnight) Eastern Standard Time of the early consideration/closing date of the announcement.
Step 1 - Register with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) and Create a Resume.You must use the USAJOBS resume builder; DOI FIRES does not accept uploaded resumes. When completing your resume it is important to include the following information: month/year to month/year and work schedule (hours worked per week) for each position held and for each season of experience.
Step 2 - Review the Vacancy Announcement.Review the announcement thoroughly. These sections describe who is eligible to apply what education and/or experience is required for the position and which documents are needed for your application package.
Step 3 - Apply Online.Click the "Apply Online" link at the side of the page. Select your USAJOBS resume to submit with your application and answer the vacancy questions.
Step 4 - Supporting Documentation.Submit required supporting documentation that applies to you; refer to the Required Documents section below.
For detailed step-by-step instructions on How to Apply click here.
If applying online poses a hardship for you or you do not have Internet access contact the FIRES Help Desk for an application packet PRIOR to the early consideration/close date of the announcement.
### Agency contact information
### FIRES Help Desk
INTERIOR National Park Service
FIRES Program Office
(call toll free number for address information)
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### Next steps
If you are determined to be eligible and qualified you may be referred to the location(s) you selected in the vacancy question during the application process. You can check your application status by logging into "My Account" on USAJOBS. You will only be notified through e-mail when you are referred; no other notifications will be sent.
Fair and Transparent
## Fair and Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race color religion sex (including pregnancy and gender identity) national origin political affiliation sexual orientation marital status disability genetic information age membership in an employee organization retaliation parental status military service or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees and job applicants
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job the work environment or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits such as details training and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484275800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open and closing dates: 11/13/2017 to 02/27/2018
Salary: $14.07 to $14.07 per hour
Pay scale and grade: GS 04
Work schedule: Full-Time - These are full-time competitive service temporary seasonal positions; Not to Exceed 6 months.
Appointment type: Temporary - The length and actual dates of employment may vary depending on the position.
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