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.

REALTY ASSISTANT (CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT/OA),
#4280015, GS-1101-5,
Eastern Oklahoma Region, Osage Agency,
Office of the Deputy Agency Superintendent-Trust Services,
Branch of Lease Management,
Pawhuska, OK

GS-5: $31,628 - $41,122 Per Annum

NOTE: STATUS APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT TWO COMPLETE APPLICATIONS. NON-STATUS APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER CHR-14-D-008 IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED INCLUDING REIMBURSABLE REAL ESTATE EXPENSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS.

 

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

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

 

· Provides assistance in preparing realty correspondence, maintenance of logs and clearing and categorizing files to support the management of subsurface leasing, leasing permits, easements, and rights-of-way.

· Communicates with beneficiaries, lessees, land owners and other interested parties about the contracting process, option, and other needs and documentation.

· Work consists of technical duties with continuing responsibility for projects, questions, or problems that arise within the realty program for which the incumbent is responsible.

· Screens incoming correspondence and prepares replies to routine inquiries.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No