SUPERVISORY FIREFIGHTER Job US Department of the Army Fort Greelyby admin on June 26, 2020
US Department of the Army Job Vacancies 2020Description :
- Assists in the development and implementation of fire prevention protection programs, establishing the methods, techniques, and procedures for effectively administering the programs.
- Assists in analyzing the overall fire protection activities, submitting quarterly unfunded requirements and providing justification for overages, shortages, or unusual situations.
- Reviews and monitors the department advanced life support (ALS) program.
- Coordinates and evaluates simulated emergency responses that test the ability to respond to and resolve emergency situations.
- Oversees extensive training records and evaluates the progress of the training programs.
- Assigns work to subordinates.
- Supervises fire prevention personnel and rates their performance of the fire prevention program.
- Supervises and directs subordinates' actions when participating in emergency responses, exercises, and routine day-to-day operations.
- Supervises training personnel and rates their performance of the fire training program.
- Direct and oversee training program development and execution.
- Job family (Series)
0081 Fire Protection and Prevention
RequirementsRequirements Conditions of Employment
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- This is a drug testing designated position (TDP) under the Department of the Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program. Must sign DA Form 5019 acknowledging both pre-appointment and periodic random drug testing requirements.
- An applicant not currently occupying a GS-0081 position is required to successfully complete a pre-employment physical prior to being placed into this position.
- Must be able to pass a pre-appointment and subsequent periodic medical examinations IAW DoD 6055.05M to determine fitness for continued performance of the duties of the position.
- This position requires successfully completing an annual Job Performance Test.
- Incumbent must participate in the Fire Division's Fitness and Wellness Program that includes a cardiovascular physical fitness program IAW NFPA 1583 and DODI 6055.06
- Incumbent must wear a uniform and appropriate safety apparel in accordance with established policies and procedures.
- Incumbent is required to report for duty during inclement weather, Natural Disasters, or other emergency situations and may be required to remain on duty after the official shift ends.
- Must maintain a functioning telephone at residence to aid in contact during recall situations.
- Work requires driving a motor vehicle. Must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate, valid state and government driver's license is required. An Emergency Vehicle Operators certification is desired.
- This position is designated as a Key Position and cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively.
- Heavy physical effort is required in the frequent handling of objects such as cylinders and extinguishers weighing 40 lbs or more. Employee may be required to lift/carry personnel in emergency situations.
- Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19 at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/131519p.pdf
- One-year supervisory probationary period required.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Position may be filled as a temporary promotion or temporary reassignment NTE 13 months by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions or reassignments may be extended up to a maximum of 5 years, and may be made permanent without further competition.
Position may be filled as a term appointment NTE 13 months, if the candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of 8 years.
- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
- Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
- Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
- Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
- Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) leading everyday operations of assigned shifts providing guidance on firefighter related procedures, expenses and personnel matters 2) applying expert knowledge in managing fire prevention and protection programs 3) assisting in fire protection and prevention training for a fire department 4) operating firefighting emergency vehicles and equipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
- Managing Human Resources
- Teaching Others
- Written Communication
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-10). Education
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience aloneno substitution of education for experience is permitted.Additional information
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 12Safety/Fire and Emergency Services position.
- You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
- When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.
- Recruitment/Relocation incentive are not authorized.
- Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
- Applicants selected from the contiguous United States (contiguous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., on the continent of North America) will be afforded pay retention to selectees whose basic pay would otherwise be reduced if selected for the position.
- Since Alaska is considered an overseas location, statutory return rights are applicable in many circumstances.
- 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.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.Background checks and security clearance Security clearance
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
Not RequiredDrug test required
YesPosition sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low RiskTrust determination process
Required DocumentsRequired Documents
The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:
- Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
- For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
- For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
- Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
- Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
- This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
- Fire Service Certificates: You MUST submit a copy of the following: Fire Officer III, Fire Inspector II, Fire Instructor II, HAZMAT Incident Commander, AND Airport Firefighter certified through DoD Fire and Emergency Services Certification System, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), or the Fire Service Professional Qualifications system (Pro-Board).
- If your application package does not contain proof of having these certificates, your application will be marked as incomplete and you WILL NOT receive further consideration for this position.
- NOTE: Rather than submitting individual DoD certificates, you may opt to use the DoD FESCP Lookup System website (https://go.usa.noclick_gov/xdsTR). To gain access to DoD certificates, follow the instructions specific to your prior, or current, DOD service information to gain an account. Save and upload your one/two page individual report. (Rather than submitting your EMT License, you may print proof of current registration with NREMT from their website (https://www.nremt.org/nremt/about/checkEmtStatus.asp).
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This position is included under the provisions of Special Retirement Coverage (SRC) and may have both a maximum entry age and a mandatory retirement date. https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/FF_2nd_SRC.pdf
Ttransfer requirements must have held a primary position for a minimum of three years.
Occasional travelYou may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory status
Help This job is open to
- Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
- Federal employeesCompetitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
- Military spouses
See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.
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