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.

PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT (OA),

GS-0303-4/5/6, #3700078,
Alaska Regional Office,

Deputy Director-Native Services,

Transportation, Anchorage, Alaska

 

 

GS-04:  $30,571 - $39,740 Per Annum (Plus 5% COLA);

GS-05:  $34,204 - $44,461 Per Annum (Plus 5% COLA);
GS-06:  $38,126 - $49,562 Per Annum (Plus 5% COLA);

 

NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED.  ANY RELOCATION EXPENSE ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.

 

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.

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Incumbent assists in the review, preparation, and completion of various program tasks, responsibilities and special projects.

Manages front desk and ensures all phone calls and visitors are directed to appropriate staff.

Receives, reviews, and processes all incoming mail, faxes, and all incoming contract and contract modification documents.

Assist with the coordination and conduct of meetings, conferences, special projects, and other key organizational activities.

Assist with making travel arrangements, Federal record keeping, and QuickTime timekeeping system.