Preference in filling vacancies in the Bureau of Indian Affairs is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25 USC 472). Verification Form BIA 4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian preference.
This is a TERM appointment not to exceed (NTE) one year with the possibility of an extension for up to a total of four years.
If selected for this position, you will serve as the primary advisor to the Land Buy Back Program (LBBP) Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Acquisitions Director and the Deputy Acquisitions Director concerning the implementation and management of the LBBP BIA Acquisitions program. This position reports to the Acquisitions Director and is located at the LBBP BIA Acquisitions Center headquarters that oversees the district Acquisition Centers.
Salary and location information: First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.
Albuquerque, NM, Billings, MT; Aberdeen, SD: GS-12 $68,809 - $89,450 per annum. GS-13 $81,823 - $106,369 per annum.
Minneapolis, MN: GS-12 $72,907 $94,778 per annum. GS-13 $86,976 - $112,704 per annum.
The position has a full performance level of GS-13. Relocations expenses will not be paid.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.
The incumbent may occasionally operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of their duties, but not on a regular basis.
TEMPORARY OPEN CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT: Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the recruitment process. The first certificate of candidates will be issued to the hiring unit no sooner than sixty days after the opening date of the announcement and approximately every 60 days thereafter, or as needed by management. If all positions are filled prior to the closing date the announcement will be closed at that time.