Job Overview


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.

#1060105A, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Great Plains Region,
Branch of Property Management,
Aberdeen, South Dakota

GS-11:  $57,982 - $75,376  Per Annum
GS-09:  $47,923 - $62,297  Per Annum
GS-07:  $39,179 - $50,932  Per Annum
GS-05:  $31,628 - $41,122  Per Annum


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:

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.


NOTEIf the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without 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:  The incumbent is primary responsible for monitoring and coordinating property activities for the 12 agencies located in the Great Plains Region as directed by the Regional Property Officer.

·   Serves as a technical advisor to the agency property personnel by providing direction in properly acquiring, documenting and tagging property in accordance with established property management procedures.

·   Provides guidance on proper identification of Budget Object Class (BOC) codes and Uniform Product Codes (UPC) and assist in the development of specifications and format of accountable purchases.

·   Responsible for encoding and maintain files for all accountable property transactions.

·   Serves as technical advisor to agency staff in proper utilization, disposition of excess and unserviceable property, report of survey issues, transfers, reports of property as excess and/or sale to GSA, and donations to tribal organizations.

·   Responsible for monitoring, coordinating, and reporting on AUC projects.

·   Responsible for coordinating and providing technical direction on annual property inventory procedures; maintains tracking system; and reporting requirements.

·   Conducts management reviews of agency property programs which involves on-site review of inventory results, verifying accuracy of agency certifications and preparing written reports of findings.

·   Serves as the Lead AOPC for Fleet Charge Cards. 

·   Responsible for all aspects in ordering vehicles for the agencies according to established guidelines and procedures.

·   Coordinates all space management requirements for the agencies in accordance with established property management procedures.

·   Maintains tracking system for all reporting requirements; and responsible for the compilation and/or creation of various types of spreadsheets for data collections.

Plans and presents training on various topics related to property management functions.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel for field work, meetings and/or trainings.

Relocation Authorized

  • No