Established in 1824, Indian Affairs is the oldest bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Within the government-to-government relationship, Indian Affairs provides services directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts to 566 federally recognized tribes with a service population of about 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Are you interested in Joining;
· An agency whose responsibilities touch the lives of all Americans, and contributes to the Nation's environmental quality, economic vitality, and the well-being of communities, including those of Native Americans, Alaska Natives and affiliated Islanders?
The U.S. Department of the Interior has a multifaceted mission that combines natural resource protection, recreation, natural resource use, services to communities and individuals, and biological and earth sciences. Indian Affairs offers an extensive scope of programs that covers the entire range of Federal, State and local government services. Indian Affairs is seeking individuals who share a passion for our country's most valuable resources and a commitment to obtaining, training and retaining a highly skilled and diverse workforce needed to accomplish our exciting and challenging mission.
This position is located in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Rocky Mountain Region; Fort Peck Agency, Branch of Facilities Management and you can find more information specific to our organization at http://www.bia.gov/WhoWeAre/index.htm
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 Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligibles that are not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A) (7).
As a Facility Manager, you will;
- Plan, implement and supervise the execution of Facilities Operations, maintenance, repairs, major alterations, improvements and common services covering all Agency buildings, structures, grounds and utilities.
- Prepare programs which include plans of operation, budget estimates and requirements for supplies and equipment.
- Determine which maintenance and repair projects are to be executed by contract.
- Inspect construction and mainenance operations performed by a variety of private contractors, including reviewing project plans and specifications for workability.
- Determine structural and mechanical adequacy of facilities and utilities.