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Optometrist (PR5002)

Salary Range: $73,257 to $88,953 / Per Year
Open Period: 1/23/2017 to 12/31/2017
Summary: 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 & Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Services (IHS), Northern Plains Region, Great Plains Area, Optometry Department, Pine Ridge, South Dakota.  Position reports to the Optometrist Supervisor.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 Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R1-GP-1836295-DE++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered. This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicant who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.Cut-off dates will be established based on the date requests for List of Eligibles are received to fill other vacancies. 10 pt. Veterans' Preference ESEP applicants who submit a complete application after a Cut-off date but before the List of Eligibles is issued, will be considered and referred on the List, if qualified. 1st cut-off 02/11/17, 2nd cut-off 03/03/17, 3rd cut-off 03/23/17, 4th cut-off 04/12/17 and 5th cut-off 05/02/17, 6th cut-off 05/22/17, 7th cut-off 06/11/17, 8th cut-off 07/01/17, 9th cut-off 07/21/17, 10th cut-off 08/10/17, 11th cut-off 08/30/17, 12th cut-off 09/19/17, 13th cut-off 10/09/17, 14th cut-off 10/29/17, 15th cut-off 11/18/17, 16th cut-off 12/08/17, 17th cut-off 12/28/17.     
Work Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Announcement #: IHS-R1-GP-1836137-ESEP/MP
Who May Apply? Candidates eligible under Indian Preference appointing authority (ESEP); All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; Reinstatement eligible; Veterans Preference including Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA); Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible or Schedule A or PHS Commissioned Corps Personnel.
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