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 see https://www.bia.gov/jobs.Learn more about this agency
This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Deputy Director, Trust Services in Location Negotiable After Selection, United States. The Pathways Internship Program provides opportunities to students who wish to explore careers in natural resources as a paid Federal employees working during the summer for BIA. Upon successful completion of the Pathways Internship Program, students may be non-competitively placed into career-conditional positions within the BIA.
This internship opportunity will start mid to late May 2018.
To receive consideration for vacancies, applicants must submit complete applications prior to the established cut-off date(s). Application cut-off dates are 03/30/18 and 04/24/18.
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/, select the duty station from the Location Negotiable After Selection, United States and find that pay chart. If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart.
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.
As a Student Trainee (Rangeland Management), GS04993/4 your typical work assignments and/or responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
As a student trainee, you will:
-Serve in a developmental role performing technical and basic professional duties pertaining to range management work such as inspecting allotments before and after grazing session for evidence of noncompliance with basic requirement of grazing permits such as detecting instances of grazing trespassing on Indian lands.
-Become familiar with conditions of water developments and proper distribution and movement of livestock to assist and participate in determining the proper steps to protect the range and other resources.
-Receive orientation pertaining to the organizational structure of the Bureau and its methods of working with rangeland management professionals in performing technical and basic professional duties pertaining to range management work.
-Receives other assignments to broaden knowledge of BIA activities in the related program functions, such as timber, fire, wildlife and recreation.
The full performance level of this position is GS-4. Identification of 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.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for summer rotational assignments and other developmental activities.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493551300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.