The Department of the Interior is looking for a professional genealogist to work full-time researching Indian ancestry. The position is in Washington, D.C. The salary will range from $82,961.00 to 107,854.00 per year, depending on experience and qualifications.
Quoting from the job posting:
Love your country? We, at the Department of the Interior (DOI), do too! The DOI is devoted to protecting and preserving the resources of this great nation, including National Parks and Landmarks, natural resources, and the well-being of communities, including those of Native American, Alaska Natives and affiliated Islanders. We are seeking individuals who share a passion for our country’s most valuable resources.
Are you a professional genealogist looking for the opportunity to work with a group of professional researchers full-time? If so, you must apply to this position with the Department of the Interior!
The Office of the Secretary is seeking a professional Genealogist to serve in its Office of Federal Acknowledgement (OFA). This office reviews petitions and documentations submitted by groups seeking Federal recognition and makes recommendations to the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs on whether the petitioners should be granted status as federally recognized Indian Tribes. The office works closely with the departmental staff to maintain liaison with the media, the public and other federal and state agencies.
This position is serves in the OFA, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Office of the Secretary within the Department of Interior located in Washington, D.C.
This is a permanent, career/career-conditional position open to all U.S. citizens. Indian preference applies to the filling of this position, which may be in the Excepted Service if filled by an Indian under a Schedule A appointing authority.
The Department of the Interior is accepting applications during the month of May. For more information, look at http://tinyurl.com/68vs4r.