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FIRE PROTECTION SPECIALIST with Security Clearance

Company: Department of the Air Force
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Duties Continued from Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Assistant Chief for Training responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive training program of a sufficient magnitude for all functional areas of the base Fire Protection FlightDuties:--- As the Assistant Chief of Training, plans, develops, implements, reviews, and evaluates the comprehensive fire prevention training, safety, and hazardous material handling programs at the installation.--- Prepares monthly, quarterly, semiannual, and annual training schedules for approval.--- Conducts recurring proficiency training in each functional area of fire protection.--- This position will support the Federal Government's response to efforts to COVID-19Requirements Conditions of Employment--- U.SCitizenship Required--- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov--- If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF RegulationsIf receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreementMore information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/--- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program--- Disclosure of Political Appointments--- This position is designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force civilian drug-testing program.--- As a mandatory requirement for employment in this TDP, the incumbent is to (a) refrain from the use of illegal drugs and (b) if required, submit to urinalysis testing.--- The selectee must sign statements acknowledging the position is identified as a TDP.--- The duties of this position meets all requirements as a category 4 designation,--- and shall not be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the parent Federal Agency or office to function effectively.--- This position must be removed from the Ready Reserve and CAN NOT become a member of the Ready Reserve(IAW: DoDD 1200.7 "Screening the Ready Reserve")--- The position requires a pre-employment physical examination.--- Employee must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance as a condition of employmentQualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, to include the individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS Fire Protections and Prevention Series 0081SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 (or higher) grade level or equivalent in other pay systems that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the positionThis includes having knowledge of the principles, concepts, methodology, and recognized standards covering fire protection and prevention techniques and procedures; agency and installation manuals, rules, and regulations; and federal, state, and local fire protection/prevention ordinances and building codesKnowledge of the theory of fire propagation and progression and the application of accepted techniques and principles to reduce or eliminate hazards in a specialized environment with a high fire expectancy and potential for severityKnowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of fire protection and prevention proficiency trainingFEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligibleOne year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-10 levelTIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeksNOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirementsKNOWLEDGE, 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:--- Knowledge of the principles, concepts, methodology, and recognized standards covering fire protection and prevention techniques and procedures; agency and installation manuals, rules, and regulations; and federal, state, and local fire protection/prevention ordinances and building codes.--- Knowledge of the theory of fire propagation and progression and the application of accepted techniques and principles to reduce or eliminate hazards in a specialized environment with a high fire expectancy and potential for severity.--- Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of fire protection and prevention proficiency training.--- Ability to prepare and present appropriate fire protection/prevention material for training purposes.--- Ability to plan, organize, and direct functions and to mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization.--- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingEffective 1 Jun 00, all DoD firefighters and contract fire and emergency service personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for promotion to that levelApplicants must list their current firefighter related licenses and certificates on their resumesPlease attach copies of certifications when you submit the resume to verify qualification requirements for the positionCertification requirements for this position are: Fire Officer III (includes Fire Officer I, II), Fire Instructor III (includes Fire Instructor I, II), Fire Inspector II (includes Fire Inspector I), HAZMAT Incident Commander (includes Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations), Airport Fire Fighter (includes Firefighter I, II)IMPORTANT: If you have received a Student ID# for the DoD Fire and Emergency Services Certification Program website ( https://go.usa.gov/xdsTR ) please provide a copy of your most recent certification transcriptNote: If you do not know your Student ID, you may contact the AFCEC Reachback center at If you do not have a Student ID and/or cannot access the Certificate Program site, you must upload a copy of your individual certifications or transcript at the time of your application or you will be removed from considerationSpecial Retirement Provisions Authority: FERS Position covered as secondary under the FERS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C8401(14), 5 U.S.C8412(d), and 5 CFR 842.802]Position covered as secondary under the CSRS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C8331(21), 5 U.S.C8336(c), and 5 CFR 831.902]PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time workYou must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per weekVOLUNTEER 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 employmentYou will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experienceEducation This job does not have an education qualification requirementAdditional 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 positionYou 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 locationEmployed 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 AnnuitantsClick here for more information120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing dateApplicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occurMilitary Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected and placed at the highest grade for which they appliedYou must include a completed copy of the DD Form 3145-4, Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSPClick here to obtain/download a copy of the DD Form 3145-4, Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification ChecklistPriority Placement Program (PPP) Applicant Eligible: PPP Applicants, if determined well qualified and selected, will be placed at the at the full performance levelYou must include the applicable completed copy of the PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility as a PPP ApplicantClick here to obtain/download a copy of the applicable PPP Self-Certification Checklist (DD3145-1 through DD3145-4, select the appropriate checklist for your claimed preference)To determine the applicable PPP Self-Certification Checklist required to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming, refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide located in the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcementIf you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs

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