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.
#1010069A, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Great Plains Region, Rosebud Agency,
Office of the Superintendent,
Rosebud, South Dakota
GS-15: $114,872 - $149,333 Per Annum
NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION
EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS,
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF REAL ESTATE EXPENSES UNDER THE CONTRACTOR-PROVIDED
GUARANTEED HOME SALE CONTRACT. THE PAY
FLEXIBILITIES OF THE RECRUITMENT BONUS, RELOCATION, BONUS, AND STUDENT LOAN
REPAYMENT MAY BE AUTHORIZED BY THE MANAGER.
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, veterans 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.
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
OF DUTIES: The incumbent is primarily responsible for
carrying out the Federal governments responsibility to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe
of protecting and managing land and natural resources held in trust for Indian,
enhancement and improvement of social and economic status, and serving as the
Federal governments principal agent in the government-to-government
relationship with the tribe.
· Maintains the
official relationship between the Federal Government and the Tribe providing
program and service in a trust capacity.
· Develops and fosters
the relationship to support a co-equal partnership arrangement in carrying out
all governmental trust and programmatic responsibilities of the Bureau to the
· Attends Tribal and
other meetings wherein Tribal and Federal government business and information
is discussed to make decisions and/or advise the Tribe on the decisions to be
· Provides advice and
assistance to the Tribes in the development and use of their resources while
maintaining and ensuring the conditions of the trust responsibilities.
· Assures that the philosophy
of P.L. 93-638, as amended and Self-Determination is prevalent in decisions of
communications and rapport to enhance coordination with Federal and State
· Protects and manages
land and natural resources held in trust, enhancement and improvement of social
and economic status.
· Administers programs
and services in accordance with federal laws, regulations, policies and
procedures, and guidelines.
· Identifies goals,
priorities, policies, guidelines, procedures, and directs the planning,
organization, staffing, and budgeting of the federal government operations
which provides a variety of programs and services and procures the support
necessary for implementations.
· Provides budget
oversight and execution for Federal programs, to include direct appropriations,
loans, and grants, recommends Tribal drawdowns for contracts, and other
appropriated fund items.
· Ensures the agency
is staffed with qualified employees in accordance with Indian preference
mandates and personnel laws, regulations, and policies.
· Explains and defines
responsibilities, objectives and goals to subordinate supervisors and evaluates
results achieved for program compliance and effectiveness.