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.

Vacancy ID: 1042047

Posn.# 6200022, Navajo Region, Trust Services
Division of Environmental, Cultural, Safety Management
Gallup, New Mexico


GS-05: $31,628 - $41,122 Per Annum
GS-06: $35,256 - $45,828 Per Annum
GS-07: $39,179 - $50,932 Per Annum


  • Government housing is not availble.
  • If this position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further 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.

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). Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible. Applicants not entitled to Indian Preference must a Federal civilian employee with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof.


  • Provides comprehensive office administrative assistance for the Division.
  • Provides program support assistant for variety of administrative, clerical and budgetary duties.
  • Manages correspondence by receiving, assessing, routing and handles incoming and outgoing materials such as controlled or routine correspondences, reports, memoranda, and other forms of written communication.
  • Compiles, organizes, and tracks program data which may include statistical information in support of the program operations.
  • Maintains program-specific data to track items such as contracts, funding, progress reports, and program budgets for six funding sources.
  • Maintains and tracks the program budgets for the purpose of preparing the monthly and yearly obligations/expenditures reports.
  • Manages the calendar and meetings for Supervisor and Staff.
  • Receives, refers, and interacts with persons within and outside the immediate organizational unit including staff of Federal organizations, private industry, and the general public.
  • Serves as a liaison with any special projects or issues related to records; and disseminate all records management policy, guidance instructions to all employees in their regional or program office.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Attend meeting and/or trainings.

Relocation Authorized

  • No