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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 If a BIA standard PD is obsolete, it cannot be used.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/Series

Organization Title

Coverage

Grade(s)

IFPM
Position

 

F308

NO

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

Assistant Regional FMO

S/A

*09

11

 

NO

 

F309

NO

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

Regional Fuels Specialist

S/A

*11

12

 

NO

 

F310

NO

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

Assistant Regional FMO

S/A

*11

12

 

NO

 

F311

NO

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

Regional Fire Management Officer

S/A

*11

12

 

YES

 

F312

NO

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

Regional Fire Management Officer

S/A

*12

13

 

YES

 

F319

NO

Range/Forestry Technician, GS-0455/0462

Fire Prevention Technician

S/A

*04

5

6

NO

 

F320

NO

Range/Forestry Technician, GS-0455/0462

Fire Prevention Officer

S/A

*07

8

9

NO

 

F321

NO

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

Fire Prevention Specialist

S/A

*09

11

 

NO

 

F322

NO

Fire Management Officer, GS-0401

Regional FMO

S/A

14

 

 

YES

 

F323

NO

Forestry Technician (Operations Coordinator) GS-0462

Operations Coordinator

S/A

*10

11

 

NO

 

F324

NO

Management & Program Analyst (Fire Business), GS-0343

Management & Program Analyst (Fire Business)

N/A

12

 

 

NO

 

F326

NO

Budget Analyst GS-0560

Budget Analyst

NC

07

09*

 

NO

 

F329

NO

Supervisory Forestry Technician (Fire),
GS-0462

Fire Helicopter Crew Supervisor

P/R

*07

8

9

YES

 

F330

NO

Supervisory Forestry Technician (Fire),
GS-0462

Assistant Fire Helicopter Crew Supervisor

P/R

6

7

8

NO

 

F331

NO

Lead Forestry Technician (Fire), GS-0462

Fire Helicopter Squad Leader

P/R

6

 

 

YES

 

F332

NO

Supervisory Fire Management Specialist (WFM), GS-0401

Wildland Fire Module Superintendent

S/A

7

8

9

NO

 

F333

NO

Supervisory Forestry Technician (WFM),
GS-0462

Wildland Fire Module Assistant Leader

S/A

7

 

 

NO

 

F334

NO

Lead Forestry Technician (WFM), GS-0462

Wildland Fire Module Lead Crewmember

S/A

6

 

 

NO

 

F335

NO

Forestry Technician (WFM), GS-0462

Wildland Fire Module Crewmember

S/A

*04

5

 

NO

 

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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