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    Indian Affairs provides services to 567 federally recognized tribes with a population of about 1.9 million American Indian and Alaska Natives. Indian Affairs offers an extensive range of programs such as social services, law enforcement and detention services, administration of tribal courts, natural resources management, economic development, implementation of land and water claim settlements, housing improvement, disaster relief, and the replacement and maintenance of schools, roads, and bridges.

    Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles not currently employed in Federal service may be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(a)(7). Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligibles. For more information about Indian preference or to obtain BIA Form 4432 application instructions, please visit: https://www.bia.gov/jobs.

    This position is located withBureau of Indian Affairs, Superintendent, Northern Pueblos Agency in San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico.

    All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2018 pay charts here https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2018/general-schedule/ and select the duty station from the San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico to choose the appropriate pay chart. If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart.

    Government housing is not available.

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    As a Natural Resources Specialist ,GS - 0401 - 9/11, your typical work assignments and/or responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Coordinate in planning, directing and coordination of agriculture, soil and moisture, wildlife, range, irrigation, safety of dams, road maintenance and outdoor recreation activities.
    • Responsible in assisting with administrative details involved in the operation of budgeting, financial management, reporting, and procurement actions.
    • Serve as an Advisor relating to the management, development, protection, conservation of Indian land, water, and the tribal road systems.
    • Serve as a Liaison between Agency and Tribal officials/members and Federal/State entities in the development of resource management plans and/or projects.
    • Prepare annual and reports on wildlife, fisheries, and range management activities as directed.
    The full performance level of this position is GS-11. Promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. A career ladder promotion is at the discretion of management, and in no way guaranteed.

    TELEWORK: Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for work assignments, meetings and/or training.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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