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.

 

VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER  1170046

CIVIL ENGINEER, GS-0810-14, #4800008,

DOI, BIA, Office of the Deputy Bureau Director, Trust Services,

Division of Water and Power, Branch of Program Management,

Washington, D.C.

 

GS-14:  $106,623 - $138,136 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: 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:

 

·       Develop, implement and provide oversight of guidelines for the Division of Irrigation Power and Safety of Dams (IPSOD).

·       Develop recommended policies, instructions and guidelines for the IPSOD program and the Bureau’s Federal Regulatory Commission Programs.

·       Meet and consult with Federal and Non-Federal agencies regarding IPSOD issues.

·       Review field input and provide recommendations regarding IPSOD construction, operations, maintenance and rehabilitation.

·       Conduct in-depth analysis of the IPSOD program identifying weaknesses, needed changes and planning direction.

·       Review and develop budget estimates for IPSOD construction, operations, maintenance, and rehabilitation.

·       Write justifications and answers in support for Federal funding.

·       Provide training and mentoring of new employees.

·       Make trips into the field to provide technical guidance and assistance to IPSOD personnel.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS.