Job Overview

Summary

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

SUPERINTENDENT, GS-0340-13/14
#1010016, Eastern Oklahoma Region,

Osage Agency, Office of the Superintendent,

Pawhuska, Oklahoma

GS-13:  $81,823 - $106,369 Per Annum;
GS-14:  $96,690 - $125,695 Per Annum;

NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES INCLUDING REIMBURSABLE REAL ESTATE EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS, EXCLUDING CONTRACTOR-PROVIDED HOME SALE. DUE TO THE URGENCY IN FILLING THIS POSITION, THE LENGTH OF ADVERTISEMENT HAS BEEN SHORTENED.

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veteran’s preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 for verification of eligibility. For more information, click here: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa

Duties

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:
Incumbent contributes to the mission by serving as the line officer responsible for planning, implementing, directing, monitoring, and evaluating the Bureau of Indian Affairs trust responsibilities and program services.

Incumbent works in the development of current and long range plans necessary for executing and coordinating the various Agency programs consisting of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Real Estate Services, Roads, Water Rights, Tribal Government, Judicial Services, Safety Management, Budget and Evaluations, Administrative Services, Property and Supply Operation, Personnel Management, Facilities Management, and Contracts and Grants.  

Acts as Contracting Officer's Representative on contracts and grants between the Bureau and Osage Tribe.

Responsible for the review, evaluation, approval, and monitoring of programs administered by the Tribe under P.L. 93-638.

Responsible for overseeing a complex program for the exploration and development of trust mineral reserve, producing and non-producing minerals leases and producing oil and gas wells.