Tribal Liaison Officer
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Bureau of Land Management
Open & closing dates
01/07/2022 to 01/21/2022
This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
$126,233 – $164,102 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes—You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy. Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulation, Chapter 302, and Departmental policy. Selectee will be responsible for tax obligations related to payments for moving expenses – 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act, Public Law 115-97. See “Other” section for additional information on 2017 Tax Cuts as related to PCS.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Position sensitivity and risk
Trust determination process
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How to Apply
Explore a new career with the BLM – where our people are our greatest natural resource.
This position is located in Headquarters, Division of National Landscape Conservation System, National Conservation Lands and Community Partnership, in Washington, DC. Information about Washington, DC and the surrounding area can be found here.
We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.
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THIS JOB IS OPEN TO
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
Federal employees – Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
All current career/career-conditional or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; Veterans’ Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA); Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA); former Public Land Corps (PLC) eligibles; and Persons eligible under other Special Hiring Authorities. CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area (of a BLM Office/Center may also apply).
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.