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Customer Service Rep (Healthcare / Medical)
CSR – Customer Service Representative
(Healthcare / Medical Services / Admin Clerical / Call Center / Full Time / Retail / Sales / Restaurant)
As a healthcare Customer Service Representative, you will be responsible for successfully managing large amounts of inbound and outbound calls. This will include following communication scripts, handling different topics, and acting as a liaison between our company and its customers. In addition, you will be responsible for evaluating all documents to ensure that appropriate information has been obtained for billing purposes.
Additional duties for this call center medical services role include:
Handling patients, referral sources, and administrative department inquires
Communicating with insurance companies and/or prior authorization requests
Entering patient information into a customer information system
Ensuring customer satisfaction and assisting them with issues/concerns related to their health
Serving as a backup when other employees are out due to illness, vacation, etc.
Making decisions as needed off-hours or without supervision to ensure an uninterrupted supply of product to customers
Developing the knowledge of customer needs and trends to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty
Becoming educated in qualifications of multiple insurances to ensure clean order intake
We are looking for a Customer Center Representative who combines excellent customer service and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team. You should also have the time-management and organizational skills necessary to effectively manage multiple expectations in a fast-paced environment. It is also vital that you display exceptional verbal and written communication, interpersonal and active-listening skills, as well as the ability to prioritize issues and respond accordingly.
Specific qualifications for this full time healthcare CSR role include:
High School Diploma or GED, some college preferred
Must be 18 years of age or older
Minimum 1 year of outbound/inbound calling experience in a call center, medical office/clinic, or institutional setting
Ability to convey a positive and professional image to customers and employees
Maintain composure in high pressure situations
Capable of following an issue through to its conclusion
Home care/healthcare background a plus
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Lincare is an equal opportunity employer, access and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lincare provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Because Lincare believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes. AA/EOE, M/F/Disabled/Veterans
Regional Industrial Engineer
Regional Industrial Engineer
Have to be able to communicate and work with all levels of plant personnel.
Have to be persistent and positive at all times. Have the ability to recognize and maneuver around obstacles to get the job done.
Innovations, new technology, improve design of existing systems.
Develop, install and maintain equitable standards. Work includes the establishment of the format to be used in the development of standards data, crewing guides, reconciliation reports, and the use of work-sampling techniques to resolve questions of operator utilization or performance.
Measures variances to standards, identifies out of control variances, investigates reasons, and suggests solutions, installs, and follows up.
Implement method improvements reducing cost of production and track to strive for budgeted goal.
Develops and maintains daily/weekly labor efficiency report.
Selects appropriate techniques of work measurement for and measure work contents of support labors. Installs standards, measures performance against standards.
Responsible for labor issues relative to RE/Workload management with Legal Department, UFCW, Wage and Hour.
Educates plant personnel on work measurements and assists corporate with labor initiatives.
Update and maintain predetermined time standards and video server.
Coordinate quarterly video server updates with all Pilgrim's locations.
Ability to travel in order to oversee plant projects.
Performs various other tasks as needed.
Eventual Added Responsibilities:
Participates at initiation phase of new production lines to assist in design for cost-effective manufacturing.
Prepare detailed layouts of plant facilities to optimize utilization and product flow.
EDUCATION: Four-year degree in business, engineering or related field. Strong background in Mathematics.
EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in food industry beneficial.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Exceptional computer skills experience with spreadsheet programs desirable.
- Predetermined time system experience beneficial but not required.
- INTERNAL: Frequent communication with Complex Managers, Plant Managers, Superintendents and Supervisors concerning status of labor efficiency and projects.
- EXTERNAL: Regular contact with Pilgrims management team at other facilities.
Veterinary Medical Officer (Public Health)
This Job Announcement FSIS-2018-VMO-1031 is an open continuous job announcement that is used to collect applications from applicants and fill vacant positions as they become available.
When a request is received to fill a vacant Veterinary Medical Officer (VMO) position in a specific geographic location, a list of the best qualified applicants interested in that location, will be sent to the hiring manager for further consideration.
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Our Public Health Veterinarians are valued members of a dynamic team. Most importantly, you are in a pivotal role from day one and your work has visible impact.
Plan, organize, coordinate and adapt the full range of meat and poultry inspection operations in slaughter and/or processing establishments;
Ensure establishments meet requirements of the Pathogen Reduction and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations;
Oversee consumer protection, non-food safety concerns such as proper labeling and packaging;
Serve as team leader who works with and supervises other public health professionals to ensure establishments under our jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems that control hazards from entering the food supply;
Enforce Federal meat and poultry inspection procedures prior to slaughter and throughout the entire establishment, including humane handling, ante-mortem inspection, post-mortem inspection, processing operations, veterinary dispositions, and transportation and distribution of meat, poultry, and egg products to markets and retail stores;
Consult with union officials and plant management, and discuss with subordinates new or revised regulations, policies and procedures;
Maintain meaningful labor-management relationships with subordinates by representing and expressing management's viewpoints to daily communications;
Promote EEO and Safety principles/programs, train subordinates, assign and review work, evaluate and rate performance, counsel employees on performance, resolve complaints and grievances, recommend disciplinary action as necessary.
Occasional travel - Travel requirements are dependent on specific positions and may vary. Relief positions require additional travel.
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0701 Veterinary Medical Science
Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine (Dvm)
Veterinary Medicine, Doctors Of (Dvm)
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a background investigation.
Successful completion of a pre-employment physical.
Training as a condition of employment.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine professional degree.
DVM transcript must show your name, college name, & date degree awarded
Extensive travel may be required.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS AND INFORMATION:
Functional Requirements and Environmental Factors
Training As A Condition of Employment (TCOE)
On The Job Training Statement
This position requires a Pre-Employment Physical.
Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. The position may require a Confidential, Secret, or Top Secret security clearance or be subject to a Public Trust background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter. A favorable adjudication of the clearance or background investigation at the time of appointment and on reinvestigations is a condition of employment.
You must submit a legible copy of your college transcripts, with your application package, showing your name, the college name and the conferred date of the DVM degree, as proof that you meet the education requirement. If you have not yet graduated, send a copy of your Veterinary transcript to-date. You may apply to this announcement up to nine (9) months prior to receiving your Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree
If selected, you will be required to have the official Veterinary transcripts sent directly from your college, in a sealed envelope or a secure, certified official electronic format, to our Human Resources Operations Division Office (Minneapolis, MN), prior to entering on duty. If you receive a tentative offer for a position, and do not provide official transcripts as specified above, your tentative offer will be withdrawn.
If selected, false documents and statements can jeopardize employment and may be grounds for disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.
Subject to satisfactory completion of one-year probationary period (unless prior service is creditable). And for supervisory positions, subject to satisfactory completion of one-year supervisory/managerial probation period (unless prior service is creditable).
If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your first day of work (entry on duty) is verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
Please reference the specific Office of Personnel Management (OPM) qualifications standards for the 0701 Job Series.
BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT FOR THE GS-11 GRADE LEVEL:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA). The AVMA web site has a listing of all AVMA-accredited veterinary medical schools.
Graduates of foreign veterinary medical schools that are not accredited by the AVMA Council on Education must meet one of the following requirements and submit supporting documentation:
Proof of certification of their final transcript by the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) (Completion of ECFVG program)
Possession of a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice veterinary medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States that includes successful completion of the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) or its predecessors, the National Board Examination (NBE) and the Clinical Competency Test (CCT).
Proof that the education obtained in a foreign veterinary medical program is equivalent to that gained in a veterinary medical program that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education. Under this provision, equivalency is established only if an AVMA-accredited veterinary medical school or college accepts the graduate's final transcript from the foreign veterinary medical school at full value for placement into an advanced degree, postgraduate educational program, or training program (e.g. Residency or graduate program).
Graduates of foreign veterinary medical programs must also submit proof of proficiency in the English language by successfully completing one of the nationally and internationally recognized examinations that incorporate assessments of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Examples of examinations that assess mastery of the English language are shown below:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Minimum scores for the TOEFL are 560 for the paper-based version; 220 for the computer-based version; or overall score of 83 for the internet-based version (including 26 or higher in speaking, 26 or higher in listening, and 17 or higher in writing). For the computer-based and paper-based test versions, applicants must also complete the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and the Test of Written English (TWE). Minimum required scores are 55 for the TSE and 5.5 for the TWE;
- Academic tests (listening, writing, and speaking) offered by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Applicants must achieve a minimum overall band score of 7.0, with at least 7.0 in speaking, 6.5 in listening, and 6.0 in writing; OR
- Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL). Applicants must achieve a minimum overall band score of 70, with at least 60 in speaking, 60 in listening, and 50 in writing.
English language proficiency assessments may also be waived for qualified job applicants whose native language is English (i.e. the official or common language of an individual's country of birth is English) AND they submit a diploma or other official documentation from the school as proof of graduation from a high (secondary) school where the entire curriculum and educational programs of the school are taught in the English language for the entire three or four years of full-time attendance.
BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT FOR THE GS-12 GRADE LEVEL - You must meet the basic requirements for the GS-11 grade level to qualify for positions at the GS-12 grade level. Qualification requirements for the GS-12 grade level and above are:
1.EXPERIENCE: Mastery of clinical medicine (veterinary practice experience); scientific presentations before professional groups; publication of medical reports in professional journals or publications; participation in seminars, advisory/working groups, and research groups; or other related activities that contribute to the advancement of veterinary medical science are positive indicators of the quality of an applicant's experience. However, articles on the care of pets would not be considered professional publications or qualifying specialized experience.
2.EDUCATION: Master's degree conferred from an accredited college, in an area of specialization; or successfully completed two years of an internship, Residency program or fellowship training program in a discipline related to this position. Area of specialization, including but not limited to, animal science, avian medicine, food safety, infectious diseases, veterinary clinical sciences, pathobiology, biomedical sciences, veterinary anatomy, veterinary preventive medicine, comparative biological sciences, epidemiology, veterinary parasitology, molecular veterinary biosciences, public health, microbiology, pathology, immunology, laboratory animal medicine, toxicology, wildlife, zoological animal medicine, or sciences related to the work of a veterinary medical officer position.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine professional degree is required. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine transcript must show your name, college name, and date degree was awarded.
Coordinator Of Operational Excellence
The Coordinator of Operational Excellence supports the Operations Manager in implementing Pilgrim's Management Method as an internal consultant;
Responsible for the Management Pillar implementation. Main products/processes include:
5S (Housekeeping) Program
Goals (unfold and action plans)
Point of contact with corporate management method team and responsible for solving issues regarding the understanding and applicability of all products/processes received from this team;
Responsible for providing the status of Management Method implementation for both, Operations Manager and Management Method team;
Lead meetings to check the implementation and results;
Train plant team in PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) Method;
Assure the accomplishment with 7 steps of PDCA Method for all gaps in the plant;
Execute the DWR (Daily Work Routine) defined for this role and propose improvements;
Keep the DWR Platform updated – organizational structure changes;
Lead self-assessment activities for Management Method.
Prefer Undergraduate Degree or Equal years Experience related to the position.
2 - 5 years manufacturing industry experience
At least 1 year in Pilgrim's
Preferred JBS Trainee with 1 year experience
Good oral and written communication skills
Strong Excel user
Strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills
Good internal relationships
Resilient & Flexible
Teaching and coaching skills
Hands-on & Detail
Statistical skills (basic level)
Title: Clinical Spvr
Job Category: Nursing/Skilled
Line of Business: Residential Services
Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Clinical Spvr.
About this Line of Business
We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.
As a(n) Clinical Spvr you will:
Support delivering services throughout the designated areas as needed to ensure the highest quality of service delivery including monitoring of programs and quality improvement planning.
Assist in the monitoring of the Best In Class program to include developed BIC supplements by completing BIC reviews and assisting in improvement planning projects.
Assist in monitoring of systems and services provided to ensure full compliance with state and federal regulations, to include participation in various monitoring/oversight committees and the completion of program audits.
Assist in the development of the client care programs and staff quality training programs to implement creation, implementation, and monitoring of various programs for clients receiving services.
Coordinate the review, investigation, and resolution of client complaints/grievances in regards to services and notify appropriate parties of outcomes while instituting any corrective action plans.
Supervise the Training Department to ensure staff training requirements are met and fulfill all requirements as they relate to policy and procedure, state regulations, contract requirements and ResCare staff training protocols.
Assist in the implementation, training, and coordination of various in-home care programs in relation to memory care, fall risk/prevention, and Transitional Care and other care programs as needed
Other duties as assigned
Experience in auditing and contract compliance
Must have at least two years' experience working within the long-term care setting in Hospice, or Non-Medical Home Care.
Must have at least two years' experience in a supervisory position.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of job skills and complete orientation and training classes.
Must have a valid driver's license,
- Minimum of Bachelor's level degree – Human Services Preferred
ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.
ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.
176 SANDFIELD ROAD , WARDENSVILLE, WV 26851 USA
Construction Project Manager 100% Travel
Seeking a Construction Project Manager You can live anywhere in the country but this position is 100% travel All travel and living expenses are paid for Projects are located all across the country and they are worked on for 2-3 months in duration and they want this person to live there during the duration of the project They do fly someone home every 3 to 4 weeks and the option to fly home more often if you pay for it themselves If the job is close you can go home very often This involves large facility agriculture construction Salary is in very competitive Our construction client is seeking a hands-on Construction Project Manager to direct projects across the country. The Project Manager is responsible for the overall execution, schedule, quality, safety and financial success of assigned projects.
All applicants must be willing to travel. Must Have: ? Bachelor?s Degree required. Preferably in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering/Management, or other related field. ? Minimum of 5 years of construction management experience in large facility construction ? All projects are from the ground up ? Ability to read and interpret blueprints. ? Familiarity of building codes and their application. ? Knowledge of material handling equipment, industrial HVAC systems, and electrical systems. ? Ability to travel for extended periods of time ? usually 2-3 months on one project.
Key Responsibilities: ? The Construction Project Manager is responsible for monitoring engineering and permitting process prior to start of construction. ? Oversee labor personnel on project, coordinating any activities with the Superintendent. ? Develop and manage project schedules at least 3 weeks out and continue to monitor and update the project schedule as needed. ? Maintain equipment log of construction rental equipment ? Manage project subcontractors and coordinate with owner/vendors. What they offer you: ? Mileage and travel time from job to job ? Lodging and food per Diem ? Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance ? Life Insurance ? Disability Insurance ? 401K with company match ? Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
Project Manager Construction 100% Travel
Looking for well-rounded and detail-oriented PMs who know all construction trades very well and have at least 5 years experience as a Lead PM on commercial type projects with a larger general contractor. These positions are full time traveling positions, meaning that PMs are expected to go from project to project as needed. Ranked as one of the top general contractors in the country according to Engineering News and Record, they value high-quality, highly-motivated, and talented employees in maintaining their position as an industry leader. The candidate must have the following skills: ? Ability to create and maintain a culture that values safety ? Ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships resulting in customer satisfaction ? A broad knowledge of business operations ? Ability to lead designers, subcontractors, consultants, and employees through complex projects ? Results oriented with a proven ability to organize, plan, and prioritize work to meet deadlines ? Ability to mentor and coach others ? Ability to apply sound judgment and experience to complex problems
? Experience leading large scale vertical construction projects from start to finish of at least 10 million dollars ? Strong experience in one or more of these project types: hospitality, multifamily, gaming, municipal, federal, commercial, manufacturing ? Have experience leading multiple projects concurrently, or start to finish lead experience on large projects. ? At least 5 years experience as a project manager on large scale vertical construction projects with a general contractor ? Bachelors degree in construction management, engineering, or related field (strongly preferred) ? In lieu of bachelors degree per above, equivalent relevant experience will be considered ? Current valid driver's license
Nurse Practitioner - Health Risk Assessments - Per Diem
Responsibilities of the Nurse Practitioner- Health Risk Assessments
- Conduct comprehensive in-home health risk assessment to identify all active and chronic disease conditions as well as determine all physical, mental and social needs present at the time of the visit.
- Obtain vital signs, measure BMI, review pharmacological therapy and conduct a physical examination.
- Educate and counsel patient and family on any conditions identified during assessment and screening procedures.
- Make recommendations and communicate findings to Primary Care Physicians through documentation of outcomes on provided tablet.
- Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing.
- Board Certification with current unrestricted Nurse Practitioner (NP) license.
- Experience dealing with a complex set of patients with a relatively high level of acuity.
Physician (Petersburg Cboc)
Recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
This position is located at the Petersburg, WV VA Medical Center in VISN 5. The Martinsburg VA medical center is a Level 1C complexity facility providing care to our Nation's Veterans. The medical center provides comprehensive health care through primary care, inpatient medicine, surgery, psychiatric, domiciliary, and a long-term care unit. Martinsburg, WV VA Medical Center has seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Cumberland, MD, Hagerstown, MD, Fort Detrick, MD, Harrisonburg, VA, Stephens City, VA, Petersburg, WV and Franklin WV.
Special Note: This is an open continuous Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA). Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize their employment opportunities.
You may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction (EDRP) Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
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evaluation and treatment of the following body systems: skin, eye, ear, nose, throat, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urologic, reproductive, nervous, endocrine, musculoskeletal and hematology
initial and ongoing assessment of patient's medical, physical and psychosocial status
obtain and document a comprehensive medical and psychological history and physical examination
order appropriate diagnostic tests
review and interpret laboratory and take appropriate action
formulates and record diagnostic impressions
refer patients to consultations with specialty clinics
provide medical advice to patients, families and community health providers by telephone
manage chronic medical problems
manage minor acute medical problems
document patient care in the electronic health record within the prescribed time limits
enter orders into CPRS for medications, consults, testing, etc
demonstrates current clinical practice
attends Medical Center and community meetings, seminars, conferences
other duties as assigned
Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wednesday 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May ApplyThis job is open to…United States Citizens
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Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
The work requires some physical exertion including periods of walking, standing, regular and recurring bending, stooping, lifting heavy objects such as assisting patients on and off examination tables.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process:
Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP). HCP are individuals who, during the influenza season, work in VHA locations where patients receive care or who come into contact with VA patients as part of their duties. VHA locations include, but are not limited to, VA hospitals and associated clinics, community living centers (CLCs), community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs), domiciliary units, Vet centers and VA-leased facilities. HCP include all VA licensed and unlicensed, clinical and administrative, paid and unpaid, full- and part-time employees, intermittent employees, fee basis employees, VA contractors, students, researchers, volunteers, and trainees who work at these facilities.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Lead Forestry Technician (Afeo)
The primary purpose of this position is to perform wildland firefighting work and to lead crews performing such work. These may be engine crews, hand crews, and/or prescribed fire crews.
These crews perform work directly related to wildland fire suppression and control activities including suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, and hazardous fuels reduction. May also perform duties in other fuels related or ecosystem restoration projects.
This announcement will be used to collect applications for two hiring events.
The first application deadline will be 11:59PM EST August 30, 2018. This deadline is for the following locations:
Region (R5) - (California) Region (R9) - (Maine, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Delaware, and New Jersey) Region (R8) - (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma and Virginia).
The second application deadline is for all locations and will be 11:59PM EST October 15, 2018.
Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates applications are due for these locations can be found on the Forest Service website.
Pay rates vary depending on location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown. Please visit the Office of Personnel Management's website for additional information. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 19-FIREHIRE-AFEO-56G . Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.
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Provides daily leadership, instructs crew members in specific tasks and techniques, distributes and controls work assignments among employees, and assures timely accomplishment of assigned tasks.
Participates in wildland fire safety training and techniques ensuring that all work is carried out safely.
Makes initial evaluation of fire situations, determines rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvements, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, type of tools to use and application of water.
Responsible for the operation and maintenance of fire equipment. Drives and operates a wildland fire engine, positioning the engine for proper use and operation. Personally performs and directs others in starting pump engine, priming pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, laying hose, and using appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustment in effective use of water and additives.
Perform hazardous fuel reduction projects which entail thinning, cutting and piling vegetation through use of mechanical means, e.g. chainsaw, etc.
Perform project work such as road and trail maintenance; inventory fuels beds, habitat improvement, burned area rehabilitation, miscellaneous equipment, facilities maintenance and other resources. Assist in the preparation of hazardous fuels treatment and burn plans.
Duties listed are at the full performance level.
- Occasional overnight travel may be required for fire suppression or fire related assignments.
Who May ApplyThis job is open to… US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
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Job family (Series)
0462 Forestry Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National.
Successful completion of a one-year probationary or trial period.
Willing to live/work in remote locations (volatile/unpredictable).
Must be 18 years of age.
Initial appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of training.
Must possess and maintain a Valid Driver's License.
Primary firefighter positions include the following age requirements: Under age 37
OR- less than age 37 after subtracting the months of Federal Service worked in a primary or secondary firefighter/law enforcement position
OR- a veteran preference eligible, older than age 37 and is requesting a waiver to the maximum age requirement.
DRUG TESTING: This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP). Selectee must submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and random testing thereafter. Final appointment and continued employment is conditional on negative results for illegal drug use.
This position may require the selectee to obtain or possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and therefore, is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Department of Transportation (DOT)/Forest Service Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program. Applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use unless they currently occupy a TDP under the DOT/Forest Service Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing Program.
Final appointment is conditional on a negative drug test. This announcement constitutes 30 days advance notice.
WORK CAPACITY TEST (WCT) for Wildland Firefighters: This position participates in wildland firefighting activities.
Based on the type of work performed, TAKING and PASSING the WCT at the ARDUOUS level is a "condition of employment." The Arduous fitness (Pack) test requires completing a three (3) mile hike within forty-five (45) minutes, while carrying a forty-five (45) pound pack. You are strongly encouraged to consult with your physician and begin training immediately if applying for this position. This announcement constitutes the required 30 days advanced notice for testing requirements.
Some Fire positions may have Conditions of Employment such as: a valid state driver's license; a commercial driver's license (CDL); pre-appointment and random drug testing; or a physical or medical examination. There may be additional Conditions of Employment not listed here, however applicants will be notified of any specific requirements at the time a tentative job offer is made.
You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided if qualifications are based on education above the high school level.
Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
GS-05: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level; or successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a subject-matter field directly related to the position, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine fisheries and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science.
No more than 6 semester hours in mathematics is creditable; or combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience are: Served as a skilled wildland firefighter on an organized crew during prescribed burns, monitoring or controlling the fire, and collecting data on fire weather and fire behavior; Operated pump and adjusted controls under close supervision; Performed regular maintenance and minor repairs to fire engine; Independently, or with one or two other crewmembers, carried out specialized assignments such as tree felling, backfire and burnout, and mobile and stationary engine attack.
GS-06: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level; or one year of graduate level education in a position-related field of forestry or natural resources management; or combinations of graduate level education that is directly related to the position and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience are: Performed and directed others in starting pump engine, priming pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, laying hose appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustment in effective use of water and foam application; Performed prescribed fire operations including preparation, ignition, monitoring, holding, and mop up; Evaluated initial fire situations, determined rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvements; Ensured the engine and fire equipment has been kept in full state of readiness for emergency dispatch.
This position has been identified as High or Moderate or Low Complexity under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) or Forest Service Fire Program Management (FS-FPM) and is subject to selective placement factor requirements contained in the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard and Guide when filling this vacancy. IFPM or FS-FPM selective placement factors are made up of a primary and secondary National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) core Incident Management Qualifications and Required Training. The applicant must possess these qualifications at the applicable complexity level to be considered eligible for this position.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS:
Successful completion of the Primary NWCG Core Requirement of Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1).
Successful completion of NWCG Course Intermediate WIldland Fire Behavior (S-290).
In order to be considered for this position, copies of your Incident Qualification and Certification System IQCS) Master Record (or equivalent training documents) which contain documented proof of the certification or attainment of the IFPM Selective Placement Factor for this position MUST be attached to your application. Red cards are not acceptable documentation.
Currency Requirement: Required to maintain currency once hired into the position. Currency of NWCG qualifications is not required for selection.
If not currently qualified, the applicant must provide documented evidence that they have been fully qualified in the past, and are able to regain currency within one year of being hired. Failure to provide this documentation will result in disqualification.
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
See Qualifications section.
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