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Bureau of Land Management

Fire Dispatcher (Forestry Technician) – Temporary seasonal position

Business: Bureau of Land Management
Weekly Hours: Full-time
Hourly/Salary Range: $15.47 – $24.06 per hour
Posting Date: 11/22/2022
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Job Description:

Duties
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work as Fire Dispatchers. For more information on Dispatchers, click this video.

A Fire Dispatcher (GS-04 Forestry Technician) provides a wide range of fire dispatch support functions; including mobilization, demobilization, logistics support. This involves the movement of aircraft, personnel and equipment in accordance with local dispatch mobilization guides and planning documents.

A Fire Dispatcher (GS-05 Forestry Technician) receives fire reports, determines location, land status, and current fire information, and dispatches personnel, equipment, aircraft, and/or supplies. Collects, processes, collates and submits incident information to support fire operations. Processes and interprets weather information. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications.

A Fire Dispatcher (GS-06 Forestry Technician) serves as a dispatcher receiving fire reports, determines location, land status, and current fire information, and dispatches personnel, equipment, aircraft, and/or supplies. Interprets weather information and gives to management for making decisions. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications. May train other dispatchers.

A Fire Dispatcher (GS-07 Forestry Technician) serves as a senior fire dispatcher in a dispatch center. Performs and directs others in receiving fire reports, determining location, land status, and current fire information. Determines appropriate resource response to incidents. Anticipates fire suppression needs and determines resource allocation. Coordinates aviation dispatch operation. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications.

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Application Instructions:

Apply on USAJobs.gov here: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/690447200.

Contact Details
DOI FIRES Program Office
888-364-6432
blm_fa_fires@blm.gov
http://www.firejobs.doi.gov

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