Office of the Secretary of the Interior
Salary Range: $168,315.00 to $185,100.00 / Per Year
Location: Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: 7/8/16
Established in 1824, Indian Affairs is the oldest bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Within the government-to-government relationship, Indian Affairs provides services directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts to 566 federally recognized tribes with a service population of about 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. While the role of Indian Affairs has changed significantly in the last three decades in response to a greater emphasis on Indian self-governance and self-determination, Tribes still look to Indian Affairs for a broad spectrum of services.
Are you interested in joining:
- An agency whose responsibilities touch the lives of all Americans, and contributes to the Nation’s environmental quality, economic vitality, and the well-being of communities, including those of Native Americans, Alaska Natives and affiliated Islanders?
The U.S. Department of the Interior has a multifaceted mission that combines natural resource protection, recreation, natural resource use, services to communities and individuals, and biological and earth sciences. Indian Affairs offers an extensive scope of programs that covers the entire range of Federal, State and local government services. The Bureau of Indian Education administers an education system consisting of 183 schools and dormitories, educating approximately 42,000 elementary and secondary students and 28 tribal colleges, universities, and post-secondary schools. The Bureau of Indian Affairs administers an extensive scope of programs from social services, natural resources management on trust lands representing 55 million surface acres and 57 million acres of subsurface minerals, estates, economic development programs, law enforcement and detention services, land and water claim settlements, housing improvements, disaster relief, replacement and repair of schools, repair and maintenance of roads and bridges and operates a series of irrigation systems and provides electricity to rural Arizona. Indian Affairs is seeking individuals who share a passion for our country’s most valuable resources and a commitment to obtaining, training and retaining a highly skilled and diverse workforce needed to accomplish our exciting and challenging mission.
This position is located in the Bureau of Indian Education; and you can find more information specific to our organization at www.bie.edu.
Indian Preference Policy: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, U.S.C. Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.
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