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Salary: $55 412 - 72 034 per year
Published at: Jun 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to perform fire prevention and inspection duties designed to detect and reduce or eliminate fire hazards in a high fire expectancy area. Develops and conducts extensive fire protection and prevention education and training programs.


1. This position will support the Federal Government's response to efforts to COVID-19. 2. Conducts an information program to elicit support and involvement in fire prevention, detection, and suppression. 3. Performs regular and periodic fire protection inspections. 4. Inspects, tests, and corrects deficiencies on a variety of fire protection systems, many of which are complex or designed for a specific operation or hazardous condition (e.g., carbon dioxide cascade systems, halon total flood systems, heat rise detection systems, and interlock systems). Reviews engineering plans and specifications for new construction, alteration, and extension of existing structures. 5. Develops and maintains a variety of documentation such as fire prevention inspection schedules and facilities jackets on assigned facilities. Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment.


  • 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
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • Employee must participate in a mandatory physical fitness program
  • Employee is required to use all safety equipment and clothing provided by management
  • The employee may be required to work rotating shifts which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and will work one 24-hour shift per week (if required to perform the qualifications of the position changes). May be subject to recall.
  • Will be required to participate in on-scene firefighting duties during emergencies as Incident Safety Officer during stand-by hours while on 24-hour shift. These duties may require heavy lifting and physical exertion.
  • 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 requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory protection program and hearing conservation program.
  • The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver’s license is required.
  • Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
  • May be required to work the Fire Alarm and Communications Center (FACC).
  • May be required to participate on Hazardous Materials Teams (HAZMAT).


This is a Term position NTE 36 months; the individual selected for this position may be extended without further competition. Current Federal civilian employees may apply for this position using "Reinstatement" eligibility and if selected, a break in service of at least 4 calendar days may be required prior to appointment to this position. 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 (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience include: 1) Developing and conducting extensive fire protection and prevention education and training programs; 2) Providing materials, and situational and classroom training at installation fire prevention activities such as Fire Prevention Week, Open Houses, etc., and addresses a variety of client groups in fire program methods and goals.; 3) Locating, isolating and identifying actual or potential fire hazards and fire safety deficiencies and initiating appropriate corrective action; and 4) Participating with fire prevention or safety engineers in studying fire prevention problems and investigating actual incidents. NOTE: Your answer must be supported by information in your resume. 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-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-08 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. Special Retirement Provisions Authority: Per OPM Letter dated 21 Nov 03, one of the following apply: -FERS -- Position covered as secondary position under the Federal Employees' Retirement System's special retirement provisions (5 U.S.C. 8412(d)). Authority: Under Secretary of Defense Memorandum, dated 21 Nov 03. OR -CSRS-- Position covered as secondary position under the Civil Service Retirement System's special retirement provisions (5 U.S.C. 8366(c)). Authority: Under Secretary of Defense Memorandum, dated 21 Nov 03. 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 II (includes Fire Inspector I), Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I, Incident Safety Officer, Plans Examiner, Fire Life Safety Educator I, Hazmat Operations (includes Awareness), and Airport Firefighter (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 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. 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/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; locations of fire protection systems; and other similar characteristics of the installation; and of the latest changes in aircraft cockpit design, ordnance placement, and cabin layout including the operation of hatch or canopy release mechanisms, ejection seat mechanisms, and/or oxygen supply systems when work is associated with active aircraft. Knowledge of health and environmental safety requirements as outlined in applicable safety standards, regulations, and/or technical orders. Ability to develop and conduct training, education, and information programs for a variety of client groups; to maintain good working relations and to use tact and firmness when dealing with operating officials; and to communicate orally and in writing. Ability to recognize new or unusual types of combustibles or other hazardous material, determine their fire expectancy and severity, and adapt fire protection/prevention techniques to correct conditions or hazardous situations. 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 Nellis AFB 4475 England Avenue Ste 137 Nellis AFB, NV 89191 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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