This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Superintendent, Northern Cheyenne Agency in Lame Deer, Montana.
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- As a Lead Social Services Representative ,GS - 0187 - 9, your
typical work assignments and/or responsibilities may include, but
are not limited to the following:
- Develop and improve services aimed at Child Welfare and Family
services on the reservation.
- Receives child neglect, sexual abuse, and physical abuse
complaints and conduct investigations through home visits and
personal interview with child and/or parent.
- Develop and improve services aimed at Meth affected families on
- Develop and evaluate additional family/child care
- Serve as a consultant with other Social Workers in the Agency,
the Superintendent and other groups on technical phases of various
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
0187 Social Services
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Indian Preference applies
- You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct
- You may be required to successfully complete a
- A background security investigation will be required for all
new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's
successful completion of a background security investigation and
- If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are
required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the
Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered
or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
- Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle,
must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving
record within the 4 year period immediately preceding submittal of
GSA Form 3607.
GS-09: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least
the next lower level.
Specialized experience: is experience that demonstrates the
applicants' experience and ability in understanding of a Human
Services Program which includes, General Assistance Program,
providing finical assistance, and counseling to reservation
residents. Experience with Child Welfare Programs, provide direct
financial assistance to Indian children, foster parents, natural
parents, casework, services to families, individuals, provide
counseling, consultation of social service issues, including income
planning, provide advice to adults, juveniles, tribal courts,
tribal officials and the community.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date
of this announcement.
Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade
requirements by the announcement closing date.
If you are qualifying based on your education, you MUST provide
transcripts or other documentation to support your educational
claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial
transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all
of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course.
All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the
If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work
(credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of
superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or
membership in an honor society.
One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the
number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to
represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have
been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot
obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate
study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered
as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or
universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must send
a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order
to receive credit for that education which shows the education
credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that
specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and
such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an
accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given
for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For
further information, visit: FOREIGN EDUCATION