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
Vacancy ID: 1885218
INTERDISCIPLINARY: SUPERVISORY CIVIL/AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER, GS-0810/0890-12/13
Posn.#4610020, Navajo Region,
Deputy Regional Director-Trust Services,
Division of Engineering and Technical,
Navajo Indian Irrigation Project (NIIP),
Farmington, New Mexico
GS-13: $84,443 - $109,781 Per Annum
GS-12: $71,012 - $92,316 Per Annum
TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. ANY RELOCATION EXPENSE
ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED
EMPLOYEE. GOVERNMENT HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. THE PAY FLEXIBILITIES OF A
RECRUITMENT BONUS, RELOCATION BONUS, AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT MAY BE
AUTHORIZED BY THE MANAGER. THIS POSITION IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER CRPA-D1734. STATUS APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH ANNOUNCEMENT.
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 may be
appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A,
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.
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.
Provide project Management on the engineering projects, reviewing project cost and schedule and ensuring project stay within baseline.
Provide engineering support on irrigation and water systems design, construction, and construction management, providing expert interpretation on design and construction, cost estimates.
Serve as the Awarding Official Technical Representative for P.L. 93-638 contracts with Navajo Nation providing technical assistance on contract and work. Employee will monitor contract and negotiate contracts renewal and modifications.
Review technical complexity of Irrigation Project and ensure compliance with federal and tribal regulatory, such as National Environmental Policy Act, right-of-way, 401 and 404 permits.
Provide short and long-term plans for projects, budgets and prepares annual work plans and report to supervisor.