Indian Health Service

The mission of the Office of Environmental Health and Engineering (OEHE) is to support the IHS Mission goal by:

  • providing optimum availability of functional, well maintained health care facilities and staff housing;
  • providing technical and financial assistance to Indian tribes and Alaska Native communities (tribes) to promote a healthy environment through the cooperative development and continuing operation of safe water, wastewater, and solid waste systems and related support facilities; and
  • assisting each American Indian tribe and Alaska Native community to achieve its unique goals for obtaining health care facilities and establishing and maintaining a healthy environment.
Indian Health Service Covelo, CA, USA
Feb 18, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is being advertised concurrently with Announcement Number PR-18-06 which is open to status candidates and other eligibles and applies Merit Promotion procedures. Satus applicants who wish to be considered under both Merit Promotion and Competitive Examining procedures must apply directly to each announcement. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles not currently employed in Federal service may be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(a)(7). Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligibles. For more information about Indian preference or to obtain BIA Form 4432 application instructions, please see   https://www.bia.gov/jobs . This position is located with Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pacific Region in Covelo, California. All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2018 pay charts here   https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2018/general-schedule/   , select the duty station from the Covelo, California and find that pay chart. If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart. The full performance level of this position is GS-09 . Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. A career ladder promotion is at the discretion of management, and in no way guaranteed. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Acts as an Timber Sale Officer in charge of one or more large complex logging units. Designate timber for cutting through application of technical silvicultural prescriptions, assignments include forestwide conditions. Assist in the preparation of forestwide guidelines and training programs. Collect and compile field data for logging statistics, progress reports, inspection reports and special studies. Summarize and analyze data, prepare maps, reports findings, evaluates results and makes recommendations. Evaluate current forest conditions, identifies desired future conditions, calculates the maximum amount of timber which can be harvested annually, and develops silvicultural prescriptions and harvest schedules. Prepare contracts and permits for the sale of timber and other forest products. Prepares Forest Officer's report that contains all pertinent information about the proposed sale. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Closes 03/09/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Indian Health Service Aberdeen, SD, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients. Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. This incumbent serves as an Environmental Engineer for the Great Plains Area Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, Indian Health Service, Great Plains Area Office located in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The incumbent serves in the capacity to assist the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction staff in the implementation of Public Law 86-121. The purpose of this position is to assist in project development, design, construction, as-built development, and project training of individual and community water supply, wastewater disposal and solid waste disposal facilities. The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-GP-10144307-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered. Due to an administrative error a new announcement has been issued. Applicants who previously applied to Announcement # IHS-18-GP-10126376-DE will need to apply to this announcement to receive consideration. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Prepares conceptual, preliminary, and final design analyses, construction drawings, quantity estimates, project specifications, preliminary engineering reports, and detailed engineering construction estimates. Performs site visits to obtain information for project designs and/or technical support to the various Tribes served by the Great Plains Area. Performs duties as they relate to the administration of federal and tribal procurement contracts for sanitation facilities construction, insuring that actual construction complies with designs, specifications and safety requirements. Closes 03/03/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Indian Health Service Minot, ND, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full time
Summary Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients. Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. This position is that of Environmental Engineer Consultant for the Minot District, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, Indian Health Service, located in Minot, North Dakota. The incumbent serves in the capacity to assist the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction staff in the implementation of the Public Law 86-121 on Indian Reservations within the Great Plains Area. The purpose of this position is to assist in project development, design, construction, as-built development, and project training of individual and community water supply, wastewater disposal and solid waste disposal facilities. The work is performed in accordance with policies, practices, regulations, and standards as established and disseminated by Headquarters and the Great Plains Area Office. The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number   IHS-18-GP-10119623-ESEP/MP ; for eligibility requirements.   NOTE:   Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered. RE-ADVERTISEMENT -   This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Those who already applied for this position   do not need to re-apply unless   you would like to update your application and/or supporting documents; your applications will be re-considered. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Serves as the Project Engineer in the planning, design, and construction of sanitation facilities construction projects on assigned reservations. Acts as Contracting Officer's Representative for construction contracts to verify quantities, reporting and record keeping, construction safety, public relations, fiscal project integrity, and warranty inspections. Responsible for complete scheduling of all phases of sanitation projects including multiple contracts resulting in timely construction of sanitation facilities. Performs topographic and alignment surveys and engineering calculations to arrive at detailed designs; prepares operation and maintenance manuals for community facilities; and supervises engineering technicians, draftsmen and summer students. Closes 02/22/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Indian Health Service Ashland County, WI, USA
Feb 08, 2018
Full time
Summary Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients. Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:   Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Northern Plains Region, Bemidji Area, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, Rhinelander District, Ashland Field Office, Ashland WI. The purpose of this position is to perform engineering duties in the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction. The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-BJ-10136590-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Develops plans and specifications for sanitation facilities construction, including overseeing the work of other engineers, technicians, and support staff. Conducts field investigations related to the operation of existing sanitation facilities and proposed construction projects. Provides technical direction to professionals and scheduling of work assignments. Establishes and maintains liaisons with state and local government agencies, Tribal officials, EPA regional staff, and contractors. Travel Required 50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Closes 02/22/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com