Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs PROGRAM MANAGER in Rosebud, South Dakota
Summary READVERTISEMENT: APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED UNDER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, STIMP-21-10969268-CAWY-SR, MUST RE-APPLY IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Superintendent - Rosebud Agency in Rosebud, South Dakota. Responsibilities Maintains the official relationship between the Federal Government and the Tribe providing program and service in a trust capacity. Develops and fosters the relationship to support a co-equal partnership arrangement in carrying out all governmental trust and programmatic responsibilities of the Bureau to the Tribe. Attends Tribal and other meetings wherein Tribal and Federal government business and information is discussed to make decisions and/or advise the Tribe on the decisions to be made. Provides advice and assistance to the Tribes in the development and use of their resources. Ensure that the requirements of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act are met. Administers programs and services in accordance with federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures, and guidelines. Provides budget oversight and execution for Federal programs. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions, GS-0340). GS-15: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service which include serving as the line official in charge of the administration of Indian Affairs for a region or agency; providing expert counsel to agency management and professionals on a wide variety of social economic and political questions and problems pertaining to Trust and Indian Services for American Indians; and knowledge of the Bureau mission, organization, functions, goals, and objectives to carry out the management function as a Program Manager. EDUCATION: Education is not applicable at this grade level. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the position to be filled. This is a key management position. Simply meeting time-in-grade in occupations where directing and managing Indian trust responsibilities and programs was not performed, will not be qualifying. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur in the same location within 90 days from the closing date. Education Additional Information RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT: A RELOCATION AND/OR RECRUITMENT BONUS MAY BE OFFERED, UPON APPROVAL BY THE SELECTING AND BUREAU MANAGEMENT OFFICIAL. STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT: STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT MAY BE OFFERED, IF ELIGIBLE, UPON APPROVAL BY THE SELECTING AND BUREAU MANAGEMENT OFFICIAL. All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2021 Salary Tables here and select the duty station from the Rosebud, South Dakota to choose the appropriate pay chart. If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart. The full performance level of this position is GS-15. This is a supervisory position. Under provision of the Civil Service Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period before their appointment becomes final. Those who do not satisfactorily complete this probationary period will be returned to positions of no lower grade and pay than those they occupied before assuming their supervisory assignment. TELEWORK: Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. You will be required to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver's license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp . Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information Center: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/; Vets Info Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/. 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. Most 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.