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.

SUPERINTENDENT, GS-0340-13/14,
#1010027A, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Great Plains Region, Standing Rock Agency,
Office of the Superintendent, 
Fort Yates, North Dakota

GS-14:  $97,657 - $126,949  Per Annum
GS-13:  $82,642 - $107,434  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. 

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:  If 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.

NOTEThis 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:   

·   Manages plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, evaluates, and controls all activities at the Agency, which includes such activities as budget, personnel management, workload analysis, workforce planning, procurement, contract administration, property management, records management, space management, travel and transportation management, public information, safety, security, and implementation of Department of the Interior financial management and information technology initiatives, etc. for the natural resources, human services, and administrative programs such as transportation, real estate services, probate and estate services, soil conservation, range conservation and management, facility operation and maintenance, and property and supply. 

·   Directs all programs and activities toward the basic objective of self-determination for the tribal governments.

·   Maintains a close working relationship with the tribal government(s) and tribal organizations through attendance at periodic and special meetings, and through day-to-day contacts with tribal leaders.

·   Assists in the development and implementation of legislative programs pertaining to Indians in the jurisdiction with particular emphasis on legislation to achieve maximum self-sufficiency in socio-economic matters.

·   Exercises discretionary judgment and authority to mobilize Bureau program resources and technical staff assistance to resolve problems in multiple and various social/economic need areas and resolution of issues pertaining to political process and procedure in the continuing relationship with tribal governments.

·   Responsible for budgeting, program planning and development of cooperative relationships for and within the Trust Community Service programs.

·   Provides positive direction and implementation of supervisory and managerial activities related to equal employment opportunity, and ensures merit based practices in the recruitment, selection, training, and recognition process.

·   Directly or through subordinate supervisors, ensures program functions and activities are achieved by the staff in order to meet goals and objectives, provides advice, counsel, and instruction on both work and administrative matters, recommends candidates for selection, hears and resolves complaints from employees, makes decisions on training, overtime and awards, and recommends changes in position management.

·   Ensures compliance with accountability requirements and regulations regarding the use of government funds, equipment, and property.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel to attend meetings and/or trainings.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • 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