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.

PROGRAM ANALYST, GS-0343-9/11/12,
#4200103A, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Great Plains Regional Office,
Deputy Regional Director - Trust Services,
Division of Real Estate Services,
Aberdeen, South Dakota

GS-12:  $69,497 - $90,344  Per Annum
GS-11:  $57,982 - $75,376  Per Annum
GS-09:  $47,923 - $62,297  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 primarily serves as an analyst and advisor to the Realty Officer and management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of program operations, productivity, and efficiency of the operations.

·   Performs organizational and/or manpower utilization studies on a wide variety of positions.

·   Develops statistical and narrative data to justify work unit reorganization or position restructuring.

·   Conducts management surveys, research projects, and provides advisory services on issues of substantial scope and impact throughout the organization.

·   Conducts work measurement, methods, procedures, and/or engineered time standard studies.

·   Analyzes and reviews documentation procedures and controls, and performs equivalent management information studies.

·   Responsible for all aspects of records management activities within the Realty programs.

·   Plans, develops, and conducts internal review studies.

·   Coordinates special reports and projects, as requested, relating to trust issues.

·   Monitors and performs analysis and review of operating budget for the Realty and field agency realty programs.

·   Provides technical assistance to Realty and Budget staff in preparation of annual budget requests, planning, and operating requests.

·   Prepares transfers, adjustments, and other charges to the budget to ensure funds are expended appropriately.

·   Serves as the Division’s subject matter expert on the Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act as it pertains to realty related documents.

Travel Required

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

Relocation Authorized

  • No