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-0340-12/13,
#1010701A NORTHWEST REGION,

UMATILLA AGENCY, OFFICE OF THE

SUPERINTENDENT, PENDLETON, OR

GS-12: $69,497 - $90,344 Per Annum
GS-13: $82,642 - $107,434 Per Annum

NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE. THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO FAVORABLE RESULTS OF BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.

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

Duties

NOTE: If the 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.

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 supervisory assignment.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

*Perform the full range of management functions including planning, directing, and evaluating program activities, developing goals, and making long range-program plans.
*Accountable for the multi-programs areas, to include trust resources and assets, oversees progress toward agency goals, and periodically evaluates and makes appropriate adjustments.
*Knowledge of regulatory requirements and trust management responsibilities to exercise sound, delegated trust management responsibilities in order to protect, conserve, and develop individual Indian and tribal trust resources.
*Provide leadership in the development, implementation, and periodic revision of strategic plans for the development of Agency high priority goals.
*Knowledgeable of public laws, rules and regulatory requirements, court ruling, particularly of Federal Indian law, and Department of the Interior and Bureau of Indian Affairs internal regulations and policies.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No