Company: Air Force Materiel Command
Location: Warner Robins
Posted on: February 13, 2019
* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryClick on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view **Eligibilities**being considered and other **IMPORTANT** information.The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Station Chief responsible for oversight and direction of operations of a fire station with two or more firefighting crews drive, operate firefighting vehicles of significant complexity, fight airfield/ structural fires, perform crash/ rescue operations, and assist in reducing and/or eliminating potential fire hazards.Learn more about this agency### Responsibilities* As the Station Chief within one of three Districts, provides immediate oversight and direction of day-to-day operations at a fire station for an assigned shift.* Directs the operation of firefighting vehicles such as pumpers, aerial ladder trucks, and crash-rescue trucks.* Supervises the performance of crash-rescue and firefighting duties at airfields handling complex aircraft (e.g. fighters, bombers, cargo, and passenger).* Supervises the performance of structural firefighting duties for a variety of facilities which may include research and/or large industrial complexes; hazardous materials (HAZMAT) containment and control duties; and/or Basic Life Support duties.* Supervises the rescue of personnel and immediate first aid measures to alleviate further injury and prepare the victim(s) for transport to a medical facility.* Supervises the maintenance of firefighting equipment and fire station facilities.* Complies with health, safety, security, and environmental rules and procedures, and performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment.### Travel RequiredNot required##### Supervisory statusYes##### Promotion Potential9* #### Job family (Series)0081 Fire Protection and Prevention#### Similar jobs* Firefighters* RequirementsHelp## Requirements### Conditions of Employment* U.S. Citizenship Required* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.* A SECRET security clearance is required* PCS expenses will not be paid* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program* This is a Testing Designated Position. The employee is subject to random drug testing (IAW HQ-USAF letter dated 29 Jan 90)* The employee is required to work a 72 hour week on a 48 on, 72 hour off basis which includes weekends and holidays. May be subject to recall* The position is designated as Key. Incumbent must be removed from their military recall status if alternatives for filling the position during an emergency are not available.* Employee is required to be certified by the DoD Firefighter Certification System as Fire Officer II (includes Fire Officer I), Fire Instructor I, Fire Inspector I, Airport Firefighter (includes Firefighter I and II), HAZMAT Incident Commander* Disclosure of Political Appointments* Incumbent may be required to work extended and/or irregular hours during exercises or contingency situations .* Employee is required to be certified by the DoD Firefighter Certification System as HAZMAT Technician (includes HAZMAT Awareness and HAZMAT Operations* Employee must participate in a mandatory physical fitness program. Position requires the ability to discern, colors, contrast, and depth* Employee is required to use all safety equipment and clothing provided by management* This position requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory protection program and hearing conservation program* The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license is required* May be required to work the Fire Alarm and Communications Center (FACC)* May be required to maintain current EMT Certification* Special Retirement Provisions Authority: FERS Position covered as a secondary under the FERS special retirement provision for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C. 8401 (14), 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), and 5CFR 842.802]. Authority, Memo dated 30 December 2004* CSRS Position covered as secondary under the CSRS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5U.S.C. 8331(21), 5U.S.C. 8336(c), and 5 CFR 831.902]. Authority, Under Secretary of Defense Memo, dated 30 December 2004### Qualifications**SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:** Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-8 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes supervising three or more firefighters, supervise positioning of firefighting vehicles, perform pre-fire planning, perform basic life support duties. Experience that demonstrates the knowledge to perform the duties listed include controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade; rescue operations; detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; operation of fire communications equipment; controlling hazardous material incidents and/or; developing implementing, or providing training in fire and prevention.**NOTE: COPIES OF THE ACTUAL DOD DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATES QUALIFYING FOR THE POSITION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE PACKAGE NOT THE DOD WEBSITE. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.**To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the link:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/fire-protection-and-prevention-series-0081/**FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS:** Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-?grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-08 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.**KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):**Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:1. Knowledge to drive and operate firefighting vehicles of significant complexity; of the principles of hydraulics as they pertain to water flow, water levels, line (friction) losses, etc.; and of basic and specialized firefighting equipment (fire alam system operation, fire extinguishing equipment operation etc.), techniques, and procedures.2. Knowledge of emergency first aid techniques; safety requirements as outlined in applicable safety standards, regulations, and/or technical orders; and HAZMAT emergency response procedures, equipment, and identification.3. Knowlledge of basic building design, contruction, and occupancy, and of the latest changes in aircraft cocpit design, ordance placement, and cabin layouts to include the operation of hatch or canopy release mechanisms, ejection seat mechanisms, and/or oxygen supply systems.4. Skill in detecting and recognizing fire hazards (potential and immediate): and skill to operate communications equipments.5. Ability to maintain good working relationd; communicate orally and in writing; and lift and carry heavy loads.6. Ability to provide supervision and leadership and integrate the actions of a crew(s) under emergency conditions.**PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:**Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.**VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:** Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.### Education**IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:**You **MUST**provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.**FOREIGN EDUCATION:** Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.### Additional information**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):**For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.**Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):**Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.**Current Federal Civilian employees** may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.**90-Day Register:**This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.**Direct Deposit:** All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.**If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.**Read more### How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference. Noncompetitive applicants do not need to respond to the assessment questions with the A through E responses indicating level of experience/training.**APPRAISALS/AWARDS:** Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.Read more### Background checks and security clearance##### Security clearanceSecret##### Drug test requiredYes* Required DocumentsHelp## Required Documents**The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.**1. Online Application - Questionnaire2. Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor3. Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts4. Registration/License - active, current registration/license **if applicable** for the position5. If claiming VRA, VEOA or Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference and/or 30% Disabled Veteran, you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).6. Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) 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).7. Applicants must refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide (link provided above) for a complete list of required documents for each eligibility you identify.**ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:** The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions **not later than 120 days after the date of submission**. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.**OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees** - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Applicant should not submit an appraisal that does not include this information.**Awards for Current Federal Civilian Employees** - Copies of any award received within the last 3 years.#### 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.* BenefitsHelp## BenefitsA 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. Learn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility 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 ApplyHelp## How to ApplyThe complete Application Package **must** be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 02/12/2019To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10401018To begin the process, click the **Apply Online**button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the **Submit My Application**button at the end of the process.**To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:**1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent."* It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.* If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.* For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours 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 insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.2. A complete Application Questionnaire3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name.If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 10401018**PLEASE NOTE:** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.Human Resources **WILL NOT**modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.Read more### Agency contact information### Reshawnda Winecoff##### Phone478-222-0618##### Emailreshawnda.email@example.com##### AddressRobins AFB455 Byron StSte 474Robins AFB, GA 31098USLearn more about this agency### Next stepsOnce your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.Read more* Fair & Transparent## Fair & TransparentThe Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.### Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe 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 & job applicantsRead more### Reasonable Accommodation PolicyFederal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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.Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.Read more#### Legal and regulatory guidance* Financial suitability* Social security number request* Privacy Act* Signature and false statements* Selective Service* New employee probationary periodThis job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523426000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.*Open & closing dates:* 02/05/2019 to 02/12/2019*Service:* Competitive*Pay scale & grade:* GS 9*Salary:* $50,598 to $65,778 per year*Appointment type:* Permanent*Work schedule:* Full-Time
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