The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program) implements the land consolidation component of the Cobell Settlement, which provided $1.9 billion to purchase fractionated interests in trust or restricted land from willing sellers at fair market value.
The Program is currently accepting applications for Senior Advisor, (Tribal Relations) positions. The Senior Advisor position is located within the Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Office of Land Buy-Back. The Senior Advisor serves as the principal liaison and point of contact for Tribal Nations and stakeholder groups implementing land consolidation activities at eligible Reservations. The Senior Advisor cooperatively develops and proactively manages Reservation-specific strategies designed to reduce fractionation through outreach to individual Indian landowners. For more information and to apply, go to USAJobs:
- OS-1000-17-IB-014(DEU): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/460480400
- OS-1000-17-IB-015(MP): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/460481900