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The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). The IHS goal is to raise Indian health status to the highest possible level. IHS provides leadership and direction to programs and activities designed to improve health outcomes to over 1.9 million AI/AN through a system of IHS, Tribal and Urban operated facilities and programs. For information on the IHS visit IHS.GOV.
The Indian Health Service is required by law to give preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is located in the Division of Commissioned Personnel Support (DCPS), Office of the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS). Duty location is Anchorage, Alaska. The incumbent reports directly to the Deputy Director, Division of Commissioned Corps Personnel. The incumbent provides Commissioned Corps human resource support and technical services, and serves as a point of contact to interface between customers and the Headquarters Division Director's Office.
- Provides information to Corps officers and applicants regarding termination, activation, personnel orders, and payroll. Answers questions regarding Commissioned Corps policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
- Assists in selection and development of billets, processes retirement requests, assist officers with COER and promotion related documents such as Reviewing Officer Statements.
- Processes all Commissioned Corps leave requests within a seven day time frame. Answers inquiries from officers/supervisors regarding leave status, leave processes, and leave certification for retirement.
- Provides information to Corps officers, applicants, and supervisors regarding change of station travel and relocation entitlements as provided for in the Joint Federal Travel Regulations.