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    This announcement has been extended until Tuesday, January 30th.

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies. For information about our bureau go to: http://www.boem.gov/

    This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Office of Environmental Programs (OEP), in Sterling, VA. For each major stage of offshore energy and mineral planning, exploration and development, the OEP conducts environmental analyses under a suite of statutory mandates, Secretarial Orders, and Presidential Executive Orders. The incumbent serves as the Headquarters Tribal Coordinator and as a BOEM subject matter expert for tribal consultation in OEP. The incumbent is responsible for overall development and implementation of program policy and analyses on matters concerning tribal consultation, collaboration, and outreach.

    This is a permanent, full-time, career/career conditional appointment.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

    Salary Information
    GS-13: $94,796-$123,234 per annum. First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    This vacancy is also announced as BOEM-MMGG-18-RD-029(MP) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures.

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

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    At the full performance level GS-14 the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Serve as BOEM’s national Tribal Liaison Representative (Coordinator) and subject matter expert for tribal consultation related to Outer Continental Shelf energy and mineral planning, exploration and development.
    2. Lead the Bureau Tribal Working Group comprised of the HQ, Regional, and Program Office Tribal Liaison Representatives.
    3. Coordinate Bureau activities under the National Environmental Policy Act, Executive Order 13175- “Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments” and Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) corporations, and related departmental and Bureau policies and practices.
    4. Support and advice the Bureau’s Tribal Liaison Officer on issues related to Government-to-Government consultation and coordination.
    5. Make recommendations on Bureau Tribal policy and practices.
    6. Develop and implement program policy and analyses on matters concerning tribal consultation, collaboration, and outreach.
    7. Maintain and improve relationships with tribal governments and representatives by serving as the technical lead and primary point of contact for the Bureau for tribal outreach and engagement at the Department and Federal levels, often discussing complex and potentially controversial tribal and related regulatory issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel of 1 to 5 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This position is open to all US Citizens.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/487618700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.