Program Analyst

Wallops Island, Virginia
Sep 22, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
Full Time

  • Assists Tribal Judicial Systems in designing and creating training for all aspects of court operations, including PL 280 jurisdictional issues.
  • Designs and creates Tribal Judicial training, on procedure and substantive issues in all types of justice systems, including alternative courts.
  • Assists Tribes in designing, creating and implementing specific training needs and creating Tribal Justice pilots - such as Tiwahe pilots.
  • Creates, plans and coordinates evaluation measures for all types of judicial procedures, including for example, administrative orders.
  • Assists in the design of a data system that reports the status and needs of Tribal Justice Systems to various entities (e.g., Congress and OPM).
  • Recommends solutions and provides technical assistance to Tribal Justice Systems.
  • Serves as a Tribal Justice Services (TJS) representative and maintains effective working relationships with various entities (Federal, State, Indian Tribes, private and public organizations).
  • Provides options for technical assistance to Tribal Justice Systems training for all parts of a justice system, including civil and juvenile training, focusing on child dependency cases, including ICWA transfers.


Conditions of Employment

  • Salary listed is based on the Rest of the United States (RUS) GS scale.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Indian Preference applies
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
  • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
  • Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 4 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
  • 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.


GS-14 :
To qualify for this position at the GS-14 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level performing all of the following: 1) Previously worked in a tribal justice system and using actual trial practice experience to assist in assessing tribal judicial systems, focusing on PL 280 jurisdictions; 2) Providing training and technical assistance for Tribal court personnel with a focus on PL 280 jurisdictions, and child dependency cases; 3) Analyzing statistical and narrative data for tribal courts and recommend statistical and data gathering methods; and 4) Providing advice and/or guidance to establish or revise policy or procedural changes to Tribal Justice programs.

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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2022 Salary Tables here .

The full performance level of this position is GS-14.

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 83 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit:

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.

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