Supervisory Medical Officer
This position is located with the Fort Peck Service Unit, Poplar, MT. The incumbent reports to the Chief Executive Officer.
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.
DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: This position is being filled through Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority [DHA]. The Direct Hire Authority has been authorized by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and Part 337, Subpart B, Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations [5 CFR]. If filled utilizing DHA, the following is applicable: all applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The "rule of three," Veteran's preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process. Indian Preference does apply.
This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service Examining Plan/Merit Promotion Plan (ESEP/MP) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-17-BI-2003589-ES/MP++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.