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BIA Standard Position Descriptions

The following position descriptions are unique to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.  They represent positions not described under the Department of Interiors’ standard position descriptions. The vast majority of fire management position descriptions are listed on the Department's site. Use of position descriptions not identified below or on the DOI website must be reviewed and approved by Human Resources. If a BIA standard PD is obsolete, it cannot be used. 

*Lower Grade level shown is a statement of difference
P or S = Primary or Secondary Coverage Approved   

BIA
Standard PD#
Is SPD
Obsolete?
Classification Title/SeriesOrganization TitleCoverageGrade(s)IFPM
Position
F308NOWildland Fire Program Manager, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454     
Forester, GS-0460
Assistant Regional FMOS/A*0911 NO
F309NOWildland Fire Management Specialist, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454 
Forester, GS-0460
Regional Fuels SpecialistS/A*1112 NO
F310NOWildland Fire Program Manager, GS-0401     
Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454     
Forester, GS-0460
Assistant Regional FMOS/A*1112 NO
F311NOFire Program Manager, GS-0401
Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454
Forester, GS-0460
Regional Fire Management OfficerS/A*1112 YES
F312NOFire Program Manager, GS-0401
Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454
Forester, GS-0460
Regional Fire Management OfficerS/A*1213 YES
F319NORange/Forestry Technician, GS-0455/0462Fire Prevention TechnicianS/A*0456NO
F320NORange/Forestry Technician, GS-0455/0462Fire Prevention OfficerS/A*0789NO
F321NOWildland Fire Management Specialist, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454 Forester, GS-0460Fire Prevention SpecialistS/A*0911 NO
F323NOForestry Technician (Operations Coordinator) GS-0462Operations CoordinatorS/A*1011 NO
F324NOManagement & Program Analyst (Fire Business), GS-0343Management & Program Analsyst (Fire Business)NC12  NO
F325NOStudent Trainee (Fire), GS-0499Wildland FirefighterP/R2*304NO
F326NOBudget Analyst, GS-0560Fire Budget AnalystNC*079 NO
F329NOSupervisory Forestry Technician (Fire), GS-0462Fire Helicopter Crew SupervisorP/R7*089YES
F330NOSupervisory Forestry Technician (Fire), GS-0462Assistant Fire Helicopter Crew SupervisorP/R6*078NO
F331NOLead Forestry Technician (Fire), GS-0462Fire Helicopter Squad Leader P/R*056 YES
F332NOSupervisory Fire Management Specialist (WFM), GS-0401Wildland Fire Module SuperintendentS/A789NO
F333NOSupervisory Forestry Technician (WFM), GS-0462Wildland Fire Module Assistant LeaderP/R7  NO
F334NOLead Forestry Technician (WFM), GS-0462Wildland Fire Module Lead CrewmemberP/R6  NO
F335NOForestry Technician (WFM), GS-0462Wildland Fire Module CrewmemberP/R*045 NO
*Lower grade level shown is a statement of difference
P or S = Primary or Secondary Coverage Approved;
NC = Not Covered
 

Obsolete SPDs

                              

BIA
Standard PD#

Is SPD
Obsolete?

Classification Title/Series

Organization Title

Coverage

Grade(s)

IFPM
Position

 

FF001

YES

Supervisory Forestry Technician, GS-0462

Helicopter Manager

S/A

*07

08

09

YES

 

FSN8014

YES

Supervisory Forestry Technician, GS-0462

Interagency Hotshot Crew Superintendent

P

9

  

YES

 

FSN8015

YES

Supervisory Forestry Technician, GS-0462

Assistant Interagency Hotshot Crew Superintendent

P

*06

7

8

NO

 

F126

YES

Supervisory Range/Forestry Technician (Fire),          GS-0455/0462

Wildland Fire Operations Specialist

P

*05

6

7

YES

 

F261

YES

Range/Forestry Aide (Fire), GS-0455/0462

Fire Crew Member

P

3

  

YES

 

F262

YES

Range/Forestry Technician (Fire),
GS-0455/0462

Fire Crew Member

P

*03

4

 

YES

 

F263

YES

Range/Forestry Technician (Fire),
GS-0455/0462

Senior Firefighter

P

*03

4

5

YES

 

F264

YES

Lead Range/Forestry Technician (Fire),
GS-0455/0462

Crew Leader

P

*05

6

 

YES

 

F300

YES

Wildland Fire Program Manager, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454 Forester, GS-0460

Agency Fire Management Officer

P

*05

7

9

YES

 

F301

YES

Range/Forestry Technician (Fire)

Wildland Fire Control Technician

P

*05

6

7

YES

 

F302

YES

Wildland Fire Management Specialist, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454 Forester, GS-0460

Wildland Fire Operations Specialist

S/A

*05

7

9

YES

 

F303

YES

Wildland Fire Management Specialist, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454       Forester, GS-0460

Wildland Fire Operations Specialist

S/A

*09

11

 

YES

 

F304

YES

Wildland Fire Management Specialist, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454 Forester, GS-0460

Prescribed Fire/Fuels Specialist

S/A

*05

7

9

YES

 

F305

YES

Wildland Fire Program Manager, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454       Forester, GS-0460

Agency Fire Management Officer

S/A

*09

11

 

YES

 

F306

YES

Wildland Fire Program Manager, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454      Forester, GS-0460

Prescribed Fire/Fuels Manager

S/A

*09

11

 

YES

 

F307

YES

Wildland Fire Program Manager, GS-0401 Rangeland Management Specialist, GS-0454       Forester, GS-0460

(Agency) Fire Management Officer

S/A

*11

12

 

YES

 

F313

YES

Range/Forestry Technician (Fire),
GS-0455/0462

Fuels Management Technician

S/A

*05

6

7

YES

 

F314

YES

Supervisory Range/Forestry Technician,                      GS-0455/0462

Wildland Fire Control Supervisor

S/A

*07

8

9

YES

 

F315

YES

Range/Forestry Technician (Fire),
GS-0455/0462

Fuels Management Technician

S/A

*07

8

9

YES

 

F316

YES

Range/Forestry Technician, GS-0455/0462

Fire Dispatch Office Coordinator

S/A

*08

9

 

YES

 

F317

YES

Range/Forestry Technician, GS-0455/0462

Initial Attack Dispatcher

S/A

*06

7

 

YES

 

F318

YES

Range/Forestry Technician, GS-0455/0462

Initial Attack Dispatcher

S/A

*04

5

 

YES

 

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