Tribal Liaison Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 20, 2022
Closes
Jan 28, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Conduct formal and informal tribal consultation.
  • Develop BLM national level tribal consultation and coordination policies, directives, and program guidance are consistent with Departmental policies.
  • Manages BLM's Native American program.
  • Identifies and develops training to support implementation of bureau policies and to provide guidance for line officers.
  • Advises management regarding specific program requirements and responsibilities to Native American topics.
  • Coordinates with Tribal governments and other agencies including the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service (FS), etc. on Tribal affairs and other Native American issues.
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Directors, BLM States, the BIA, the Solicitor?s Office, Interior Department, Tribal governments and other state and federal agencies, to develop agency wide policies or guidance with addressing Native American concerns.
  • Develop current and long-range plans for complex projects with procurement and contractual agreements including work-month estimates, procurement needs, contracts for ethnographic research, work schedules, and cost estimates.
  • Generate management reports, initiates requests, justifications and other report documents as needed at the bureau and Department level.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required. Direct Deposit Required.
  • Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections.
  • You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
  • DOI uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit: www.dhs.gov/e-verify
  • Appointment will be subject to a favorably adjudicated background investigation.
  • BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants.
  • If selected for this position, you will be required to annually complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 within 30 days of reporting to duty.
  • May require a one year probationary period.


Qualifications

In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements - please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience.

For the GS-14 level: You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: experience at the state or national level in policy development, guidance, training, and field assistance related to the federal Native American program and trust responsibilities. Knowledge and experience of Indian Law and implementation of governmental Indian/Tribal Trust responsibilities. Experience coordinating with federal agencies and consulting with federally recognized tribes.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at this grade level.

Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the announcement.

Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/lnteragency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): 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, 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: CTAP or ICTAP

Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service

Tax Law Impact for PCS: Moving expenses reimbursement is a taxable benefit. However, the Federal Travel Regulation 18-05 issued by General Services Administration has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals.

The official worksite for the selectee is the duty station identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this duty location on a regular and recurring weekly basis. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

This announcement is being advertised concurrently under number HQMP-22-11345224-MB, for status candidates and special hiring authority eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

Applicants who apply under this job opportunity announcement agree to have their application, associated documents and applicable personal information shared with other Bureaus/Offices within the Department of the Interior (DOI) who have vacancies within the same occupational series, grade, full performance level and in the same geographic location(s), including within the same metro/commuting area. Applying to this announcement does not replace the need to apply to other job opportunity announcements for which you wish to receive consideration.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document, you do not have in electronic form; view the following link for information regarding an Alternative Application