Become a PMF
Indian Preference may apply to positions within the U.S.
Department of the Interior's Indian Affairs and the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services Indian Health Service (IHS). Eligible
applicants who are members of a Federally recognized tribe, and who
are interested in pursuing employment with these organizations if
selected as Finalists, when PMF positions are available, may be
required to submit a completed BIA Form 4432, Verification of
Indian Preference for Employment in Bureau of Indian Affairs and
Indian Health Service. Such PMF appointment opportunities are
Applicants who can claim Indian Preference should follow these
- Obtain the BIA Form 4432 from the Become A
- Fill out the form and have it signed accordingly,
- Submit as part of your application documents during the annual
PMF application process.
If the applicant claiming Indian Preference is favorably
adjudicated and selected as a Finalist, the PMF Program Office will
notify the agencies above of those selected as a Finalist and
having a completed BIA Form 4432 on file. Registered agency users
will then have access to the BIA Form 4432 as part of the
Finalists' application documents.