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Job opening: FIRE CHIEF

Salary: $122 198 - 158 860 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Feb 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a Regional FIRE CHIEF in the Fire and Emergency Services Directorate of COMMANDER NAVY REGION MARIANAS.


You will coordinate, review, approve, and monitor plans for new construction including fire protection systems, installations and upgrades. You will be responsible for the planning and execution of the annual budget of the Department. You will participate in the development of new and improved methods for fire prevention, firefighting, nuclear accident or incident control, disaster control, firefighting personnel utilization, and training. You will develop plans and programs necessary to carry out the Departments responsibility to protect the lives and properties with the Armed Forces activities and installations within the Command. You will provide supervisory duties to a range of firefighter civilian positions or equivalent military ranks. You will re-organize work to increase effectiveness, productivity and/or job satisfaction. You will support subordinates who desire to develop their potential by providing counseling, training and/or cross training. You will promote and execute Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and procedures and communicate content of same to subordinate employees.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Applicants must meet the Department of Defense (DoD) certification requirements: www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/dodm/605506m.pdf
  • Candidates for firefighter positions must not have reached their 37th birthday by date of appointment. Information on exceptions and waivers: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/140025_vol336.pdf?ver=2017-12-01-105458-707
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • This is an overseas position. You will be subject to and must be able to satisfy the overseas requirements of the 26Jul12 DODI 1400.25 V1230: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/140025v1230.pdf
  • This position may require travel to places within and outside the contiguous United States which could include remote or isolated sites. You may be required to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • If eligible for permanent change of station, the appointee will be required to sign a transportation agreement to establish a Government time in service requirement of 12 months.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Passport.
  • May be required to obtain a VISA dependent on the overseas country's laws/regulations.
  • You will be required to sign the Statement of Understanding for Overseas Employment acknowledging receipt and understanding of the statement of living and working conditions for this location.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver’s license.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final Secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • This position is considered Key/Emergency-Essential. You will be required to provide immediate and continuing support to ensure the success of combat operations or the availability of combat-essential systems.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: managing, planning and directing fire protection/prevention theories, principals methods, practices and procedures; overseeing the funding requirement, budget process and supply function; providing program policies (e.g., personnel management, labor relations, scheduling of work, assignment of personnel, apparatus and response areas, training requirement and the use of specialized guidelines and instructions). Applicants must possess a current certification as Firefighter Officer IV, Fire Instructor III, Fire Inspector III, Airport Firefighter, and Hazardous Material Incident Commander issued by the Department of Defense (DoD), International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or ProBoard. FEMA Certifications: ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-700, and ICS-800. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/fire-protection-and-prevention-series-0081/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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