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.

SUPERVISORY CIVIL ENGINEER, GS-0810-14

#3700021A, Eastern Region,

Office of the Deputy Director-Trust Services,

Division of Transportation,

Nashville, Tennessee

GS-14:  $96,690 - $125,695 Per Annum

NOTE:  TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS. THE GUARANTEED HOME SALE CONTRACT IS NOT INCLUDED.

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

FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES:  Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP.  The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment. 

Duties

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:

Supervises employees in the performance of many aspects of the wide range of transportation planning work, preparing annual estimates of work, personnel, and budget requirements for the Transportation program.

Consults with highway engineers of the Federal Highway Administration, the various State representatives, and counties with regard to location, design, and construction to ensure that acceptable standards are met and maintained.

Ensures that procedures, regulations, and policies are carried out and reviews completed work for adequacy of content and conformance to standards.

Develops requirements for enhancing program efficiency through the development of electronic data processing systems and provides for the management of existing systems.

Provides technical and professional assistance to Tribes, Tribal organizations, private industry, states, county, municipal, and Federal agencies.

Serves as designated Awarding/Contracting Official Technical Representative (AOTR/COTR) of contacts and grants negotiated in support of program operations.

Travel Required

  • Not Required