NOTE: If the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the next higher grade level.
NOTE: This is a supervisory position. Under provision of the Civil Service Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a trial period before their appointment becomes final. Those who do not satisfactorily complete the trial period will be returned to positions of no lower grade and pay then those they occupied before assuming their supervisory assignment.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
· Provide expert guidance on all tribal policy and program matter including tribal services, tribal enrollment services, tribal judicial services and Indian judgment funds.
· Keep current on administrative and technical policies, programs, objectives and accomplishments of the office on a Bureau-wide basis.
· Work with tribal leaders in support of the Indian sovereign principle and self-determination.
· Direct the formulation and implementation of policies, procedures and training programs concerning tribal membership rolls and payment rolls.
· Direct review and analysis of budget estimates for Aid to Tribal Government and Tribal Court programs.
· Prepare statistical material, narrative statements, and other data.
· Direct the formulation and development of the Bureau's Tribal Government Services policies, programs and procedures.
· Implement tribal self-government techniques and organizational operations.
· Study and analyze tribal issues such as tribal financial programs, tribal elections, tribal disputes, limitations of tribal sovereignty, jurisdictional authorities, separation of powers, distribution of assets, judgment fund awards, tribal court systems and tribal court training programs.
· Serve as advisory on all tribal government policy and program matters.
· Conduct public hearings and regional consultation sessions.
· Develop legislative proposals that will provide remedies.
· Responsible in a staff capacity for planning, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating an effective Tribal Government Services program.