Realty Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Reston, Virginia
Posted
Jan 20, 2022
Closes
Jan 28, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Serves as the Senior Real Property Acquisition Manager and/or Senior Real Property Manager performing as a fully warranted and experienced Lease Contracting Officer.
    Senior Real Property Acquisition Manager - Serves as the point of contact for Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) 105(l) facilities lease requests. Assures ISDEAA 105(l) facilities lease requests are consistent with the statutory and regulatory requirements, manages timely Tribal negotiations, and assures appropriate coordination with the Offices of Self Governance, Self-Determination, BIE, BIA Office of Justice Services, and the Solicitors Office. Senior Real Property Manager - Reviews and recommends appropriate lease terms for ISDEAA 105(l) facilities lease requests from Tribes and Tribal Organizations and alternative use agreements.
Develops policies, directives, and guidance for use by all Indian Affairs (IA) and tribal personnel on the use and management of Government leased buildings and facilities throughout the United States.

Performs the responsibilities of a warranted Level II Lease Contracting Officer to include entering into a lease or make changes or modifications to an existing lease contract for the federal government.

Prepares short and long-range planning for space acquisition and assignments in support of IA and inclusive of Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Bureau of Trust Funds Administration offices nationwide.

Reviews space requests for accuracy and conformance with statutory, regulatory, and procedural guidelines, making appropriate corrections before processing.

Facilitates training and mentoring of junior-level lease contracting officers, realty specialists, and realty assistants within the expanding RPL program.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Indian Preference applies (must submit a BIA Form 4432).
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
  • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
  • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
  • Management has decided the position is eligible for situational telework with supervisory approval.
  • You must have have a current warranted Level II Lease Contracting Officer Certification or must be able to attain a Level II certification within 12 months of the position start date.
  • The full performance level of this position is GS-13.


Qualifications

Specialized Experience: To qualify at the GS-13 level you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level performing all of the following:
  • Ensuring lease requests are consistent with the statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Negotiating complex and/or sensitive acquisition cases in a timely manner.
  • Managing and administering GSA Occupancy Agreements.
  • Acquiring, managing, and disposing of real property interests.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date.


Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

All new hires earn the beginning salary of their pay grade (Step 1). See 2022 Salary Tables and select the pay chart for Reston, Virginia. If no specific chart is listed for this geographic location, see the "rest of U.S." chart.

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 88 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .

LAND MANAGEMENT WORKFORCE FLEXIBILITY ACT: If applying under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, you must provide documentation to support your eligibility (SF-50) and performance (references and/or performance appraisal). Under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) two groups of individuals are eligible to apply under this announcement: current and/or former employees serving or who have served under time-limited competitive appointments at land management agencies. Land Management Agencies include: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service.
  • Current appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND 3) must have performed at an acceptable level during each period of service.
  • Former appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; 3) must have separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND 4) must have performed at an acceptable level through the service period.
Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information Center: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/ ; Vets Info Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/ .

Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. Most individuals who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.

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