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 is a Community Health Nurse Direct Hire Open Continuous Announcement (OCA). Multiple position types may be filled from this announcement during the term of the open period. Qualified candidates with a complete application will be considered for current or future vacancies as they occur. Positions maybe filled at any grade level indicated in the announcement, with or without promotion potential. Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applications do not apply to this vacancy announcement. Your application will remain active for three (3) months after date of receipt by this office.
Who May Be Considered: U.S. Citizens, Current and Former competitive service Federal employees, active U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Indian Preference and Veteran Preference candidates.
Period of Eligibility: Applications will remain eligible for three (3) months from the time the application is received.
Position Details: Positions may be Permanent, Temporary, or Term with a tour of duty of Full-Time, Part-Time or Intermittent. The Agency has the option of extending Term Appointments for up to a maximum of four years.
Government Housing: Availability of government quarters varies by location; otherwise private housing only.
Bonus: Bonus may or may not be authorized and is subject to availability and service unit approval. If offered, you will be required to sign a service agreement.
Relocation Expenses: Moving expenses may or may not be authorized and is subject to availability and service unit approval. If offered, you will be required to sign a 1 year service agreement. Failure to fulfill the agreement may result in repayment of relocation expenses.
GS-09 - $57,671- $70,649
GS-11 - $69,769- $85,465