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Salary: $84 366 - 109 673 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2020 approved a new, independent Space Force in the Department of the Air Force. The U.S. Space Force is a military service that organizes, trains & equips space forces in order to protect U.S. and allied interests in space and to provide space capabilities to the joint force. This new military branch is taking shape and recruiting! Click "Learn more about this agency" below to view Eligibilities being considered & other IMPORTANT information.


Continued from Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Assistant Chief for Fire Prevention planning, directing, and coordinating all activities of the program including a comprehensive inspection program of all on-base facilities to detect and eliminate hazards in a high fire expectancy area, and a base-wide population motivation training program in fire prevention. May supervise a small subordinate staff (typically less than 5 military/local national employee positions with no subordinate US civilian(s)) or no subordinate positions. As the Assistant Chief for Fire Prevention, participates in the administration and planning of a comprehensive fire prevention program at the installation. Plans, administers, and supervises the fire prevention education program. Reviews construction and modification plans, confers with engineers, and provides technical/functional assistance on fire prevention and building design criteria. This position will support the Federal Government's response to efforts to COVID-19.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More 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.
  • This position is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507.
  • Duties of this position may be locally determined to be essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations.
  • Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • This is a Mission-Essential position performing a Mission-Critical-Function which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions.
  • IAW, DoDI 3020-42, Defense Continuity Programs.
  • The position requires a pre-employment physical examination.


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 occupational requirements IOR for the GS Fire Protections and Prevention Series 0081. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-10 (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 position. Such duties may include (1) controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade; (2) rescue operations; (3) detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; (4) operation of fire communications equipment; (5) controlling hazardous materials incidents and/or (6) developing, implementing, or providing training in fire protection and prevention. 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-10 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: 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 requirements. 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: Knowledge of 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 layout, design, construction, and contents of buildings; location of fire protection systems; and other similar characteristics of a typical DOD installation. Ability to interpret, analyze, and evaluate facts to make sound decisions. 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 writing. Effective 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 level. Applicants must list their current firefighter related licenses and certificates on their resumes. Please attach copies of certifications when you submit the resume to verify qualification requirements for the position. Certification requirements for this position are: Fire Inspector III (includes Fire Inspector I, II), Fire Instructor II (includes Fire Instructor I), and HAZMAT Awareness. 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 transcript. Note: If you do not know your Student ID, you may contact the AFCEC Reachback center at [email protected]. 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 consideration. Special Retirement Provisions Authority: FERS Position covered as secondary under the FERS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C. 8401(14), 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), and 5 CFR 842.802]. Position covered as secondary under the CSRS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C. 8331(21), 5 U.S.C. 8336(c), and 5 CFR 831.902]. 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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address United States Space Force 1670 Space Force Pentagon Washington, DC 20330 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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