Law Enforcement Assistant (Office Automation)

Department Of The Interior Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Duties




The Office of Justice Services (OJS), within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), is searching for an individual to serve as a Law Enforcement Assistant (OA) for the Internal Affairs Division located in Albuquerque, Mexico. Do you have experience performing administrative and technical functions for a law enforcement agency? If so, this position could be for you!

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  • Performs program support functions for the Agency office programs and activities. Serve as a technical lead for lower graded assistants and clerks and is responsible for ensuring continuity and uniformity of clerical procedures.

  • Performs work involving the collection, compilation, and/or tracking of data and statistical information in support of the Agency?s program operation.

  • Maintains automated system of program specific-data to track items such as progress reports, funding accomplishments, compliance strategies, etc.

  • Coordinates the receipt and processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, refers requests to proper personnel and follows up with the status of the request.

  • Tracks and monitors grants, service contracts, purchasing agreements with vendors and inter-agency cooperative agreements.

  • Orders and purchase supplies and equipment for the Agency office and process supply transactions such as receipt, shipment, and/or adjustment documents.

  • Maintain the Agency budget and serve as a liaison to the budget office. Review the Agency?s budget submissions for technical accuracy, completeness, and adequacy of funds.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • You may be expected to travel 1 to 5 nights per month for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required

  • Indian Preference applies

  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit

  • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period

  • 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 favorable adjudication.

  • 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.

  • Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for tele-work only during an emergency or natural disaster.

  • The full performance level of this position is GS-05.



To qualify at the GS-05 grade level you must meet ONE of the following criteria:

A. Specialized Experience

  • To qualify at the GS-05 grade level, you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level performing office automation work for an office. Experience at this level may include reviewing correspondence, reports and similar documents ensuring proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and format is used; answering telephones and greeting visitors; utilizing standard office equipment, such as a fax machine, copier and computer; and maintaining office files and/or records.


B. Education

  • Four full academic years (120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours) beyond high school at an accredited institution.


C. A combination of education and specialized experience that totals 100% of the requirement.

Suitability, Clearance & Requirement: 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 favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

Driving Record Requirement: Incumbent is required to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver's license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.


Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information Center:; Vets Info Guide:

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 announcement.

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 study.

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

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Law Enforcement Assistant (Office Automation)

Department Of The Interior