U.S. Department Of The Interior Bureau of Land Management
This position is located in the Pacific Southwest Region, Fire & Aviation Management, Operations, Southern California in Riverside, California. This position provides coordination services for the Fire and Aviation Management staffs of the National and Regional Offices of the Forest Service (FS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).
The incumbent of this position serves as Deputy Geographic Area Coordination Center (GACC) Manager and serves as an alter-ego to the GACC Manager and as such shares responsibility with the GACC Manager for providing technical and administrative direction to all GACC activities, including supervision of employees. The lands within each geographic area have a long history of intense wildfire activity amidst high natural resource values, including commercial timber, wilderness, threatened and endangered species habitat, recreation, watershed and airshed. The position assists in managing and directing programs supporting the coordination, logistical support, and dispatch of fire and emergency resources across the nation, which includes all lands administered by various federal and state agencies.
For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Pamela Greenwood at 909-332-0025 or by email at email@example.com
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Assists in the leadership, direction, and coordination of the interagency logistical support of wildland fire management, wildland urban interface activities and emergency resources.
Assists with managing all coordination center activities to include operations, logistics, and predictive services. Participates in the identification of operational and/or allocation/ resources issues and implementation of resolutions for improvement.
In the absence of the GACC Manager, coordinates aerial attack capability and establish priorities, reviews resource operations, mobilization coordination, budget/personnel, etc. Provides support to manage financial program resources and assists in conducting workload and fair share cost analysis.
Conducts or coordinates special projects or programs to provide guidance and determine conformance with established policies, programs and procedures. Participates in developing operating manuals/standard operating procedures, training guides and briefing papers, statistical reports. May serve as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) managing and negotiating equipment contract services.
Performs as the first line supervisor for the GACC staff, providing direction and oversight to the Predictive Services, Operations and Support Sections. Manages a diverse workforce, and performs the administrative and human resource management functions.
Performs wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical capabilities and other duties as assigned. Duties listed are at the full performance level.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required each month for trainings, meetings, and emergencies. Travel requirements may increase for emergency travel throughout the year.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), created in 1946 through a merger of the General Land Office (GLO) and the U.S. Grazing Service, has roots going back to the creation of the GLO in 1812. In celebration of 200 years of land management, the BLM presents this website -- a collection of the stories, traditions and heritage that make up our unique history. BLM employees, current and retired, have contributed to this labor of love and many more will continue to add their unique histories over time.