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The position of Optometrist is located in the Branch of Optometry Services, Division of Professional Services, Blackfeet Service Unit Browning Hospital, Browning, Montana. The position reports to the Chief Optometrist. Selectee(s) may be eligible for recruitment and relocation incentives, credit for annual leave, and/or loan repayment opportunities.
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 re-advertised to solicit additional applications and change closing date to Open Until Filled (OUF). Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.
This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R2-BI-1872496-ES/MP++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
FIRST CUT-OFF DATE: February 28, 2017, Applications received by the first cut-off date will be referred first. Applications of qualified applicants received after the first cut-off date will be referred to the selecting official once a month until the closing date of 12/31/2017 or once a selection is made.