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ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Services (IHS), Northern Plains Region, Great Plains Area, Optometry Department, Kyle, South Dakota. Position reports to the Outpatient 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.
Cut-off dates will be established based on thedate requests for List of Eligibles are received to fill other vacancies. 10pt. Veterans' Preference ESEP applicants who submit a complete applicationafter a Cut-off date but before the List of Eligibles is issued, will beconsidered and referred on the List, if qualified. 1st cut-off 05/15/17, 2ndcut-off 06/04/17, 3rd cut-off 06/24/17, 4th cut-off 07/14/17, 5th cut-off 08/03/17, 6th cut-off 08/23/17, 7th cut-off 09/12/17, 8th cut-off 10/02/17, 9th cut-off 10/22/17, 10th cut-off 11/11/17, 11th cut-off 12/01/17, 12th cut-off 12/21/17 and 13th cut-off 12/31/17.
This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R1-GP-1927716-ESEP/MP++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered