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 1179624

OFFICE AUTOMATION CLERK, GS-0326-04

#4200010A, Southern Plains Regional Office,

Office of the Deputy Regional Director-

Trust Services, Division of Real Estate Services,

Shawnee, Oklahoma

GS-04:  $28,269 - $36,746 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.

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:

Incumbent uses word processing software and printing equipment to type from rough draft and/or verbal instructions memoranda, letters, and reports, with the responsibility for correct spelling, grammar, capitalization and punctuation.

Receives telephone and office callers, determines the nature of business and answers any inquiries on the basis of general knowledge.

Utilizes a computer terminal to enter and retrieve data for establishing and updating files or text documents using established software packages (i.e., WordPerfect, dBASE, Lotus and Excel, Symphony).

Sets up and maintains a variety of files and records according to regulatory and office operation requirements.

Travel Required

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

Relocation Authorized

  • No