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.

Vacancy ID: 946703

 

Program Support Assistant, GS-0303-07,

Posn.# 4620114, Western Region,

Colorado River Agency,

Branch of Natural Resources,

Irrigation / Operations and Maintenance,

Poston, Arizona

 

GS-07: $38, 790 - $50, 431 Per Annum

 

NOTE:  This position is also being advertised under Merit Promotion Vacancy Announcement Number CRPA 94/13 (Vacancy Identification Number: 946008).  Applicants who wish to be considered under both Merit Promotion and Competitive Procedures must submit a separate application for each announcement.  Your application under this notice will be considered only for the Competitive Service Vacancy Announcement.

 

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

 

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). Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible.

 

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

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

  • Assist the Project Manager in development of the Irrigation Branch budget.
  • Review daily transaction payments.
  • Analyze budget reports, expenditures and obligations.
  • Design and organizes the records tracking system.
  • Reviews monthly undelivered orders and budget reports.
  • Researches undelivered orders to be de-obligated.
  • Prepare quarterly justification reports for retaining undelivered orders.
  • Ensures timely and proper completion of annual performance ratings.
  • Responsible as a government credit card holder for purhasing supplies and materials.
  • Analyze daily and montly budget reports pertaining to expenditures used for administrative functions.