Department of the Interior
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
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1 vacancy in the following location:
Lapwai, ID 1 vacancy
Yes as determined by agency policy
This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Superintendent, Northern Idaho Agency, Office of the Superintendent
in Lapwai, Idaho.
TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. ANY
RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE
RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.
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This position serves as the assistant to the Agency Superintendent
for the management of administrative functions essential to the
direction and operation of Trust and Indian Services.
- Incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day activities and
administrative functions consisting of financial programs;
fiscal; personnel; property and supply; common services;
management analysis; and improvement at the Agency.
- Coordinate the budget preparation and consolidates, summarizes,
financial plan for approval by the Superintendent.
- Provide administrative direction to the personnel management
- Incumbent counsels employees regarding benefits, represents
- Provide oversight on all Public Law 93-638 contract programs.
- Conduct studies and makes recommendations concerning utilization
maximum benefits, which includes communications utilities, and
duplication of services.
Occasional travel - May be required to attend meetings, training and
work related activities.
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- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian
(title 25, USC Section 472). Form BIA -4432 must be submitted
with the application if claiming Indian Preference.
- You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct
- You may be required to successfully complete a
- A background security investigation will be required for all new
completion of a background security investigation and favorable
- If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are
the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be
registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this
- Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle,
record within the 3 year period immediately preceding submittal
of GSA Form 3607.
- Will be required to file an OGE-450, Confidential Financial
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual,
Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions,
GS-11: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9
grade level grade level in the Federal service that includes
administrative manager work primarily concerned with providing,
securing or negotiating for the resources or services needed to
manage and run an organization; work involving management of both
financial and human resources; and work involving management
analysis, procurement, contract administration, property management,
space management, security administration, reports management, data
processing, and similar or closely related activities, OR Ph.D. or
equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher
level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant
with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to
perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in
or related to the position to be filled.
**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of
Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements
by the announcement closing date.
Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian
candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934
(title 25, USC Section 472).**
If you are qualifying based on your education, you MUST provide
transcripts or other documentation to support your educational
claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial
transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of
your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All
materials must be submitted by the closing date of the
If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit
hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior
academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership
in an honor society.
One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the
number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to
represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have
been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot
obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate
study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered
as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or
universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must send a
Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to
receive credit for that education which shows the education
credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that
specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such
education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited
U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the
courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further
information, visit: FOREIGN EDUCATION
All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1).
See 2019 Salary Tables here and select the duty station from the
Lapwai, Idaho to choose the appropriate pay chart. If no specific
chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S."
The full performance level of this position is GS-12.
TELEWORK: Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of this
position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or
You will be required to operate a government-owned or leased motor
vehicle in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver's
license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record
within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA
Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the
Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to
employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal
service position within the competitive service or Federal service
employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer
needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you
must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated
well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above;
and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP
or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit:
Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring
authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps
employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more
information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information
Center: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/; Vets Info Guide:
Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they
received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in
their previous employment with the Federal government, and are