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Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen.

* Positions may require a valid state driver's license.

* Some positions may require a CDL; information will be provided at job offer

* All positions have medical qualification requirements.

* You must be 18 years of age or older prior to appointment.

* These positions have no promotion potential.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical exertion is required in the form of long periods of standing, walking over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces and exposure to extreme heat, smoke and temperatures.


To qualify for a GS-07, you must meet at least one of the following AND the Selective Factor:

* 1 year of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-06 level duties. Examples include on-the-line wildland fire experience in forest/range fire control, prevention or suppression work as a lead wildland firefighter, utilizing a variety of specialized wildland fire tools and equipment. OR

* 1 year of graduate education directly related to the position; OR

* a combination of education and experience that is directly related to the work of this position as stated above.

Selective Factor for GS-07: In addition to the basic qualifications listed above, you must have the following: 90 days of wildland fire experience. Wildland fire experience is defined as any non-structure fire that occurs in the wildland. Wildland firefighting experience is gained through work on the wildland 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. Periods of wildland firefighting experience gained through militia and rural fire departments can also be credited.


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.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application will be evaluated by reviewing your on-line resume and your responses to the User Information, Core Questions, and Vacancy Questions, and if applicable your transcripts and other required documentation. ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME AND WILL BE VERIFIED. IF THEY ARE NOT SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME, YOU MAY BE RATED UNQUALIFIED.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Applicable


Associated topics: brigade, fire brigade, fire department, firefight, firefighter, rescue, rescuer


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