This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:Realty Officer

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Job Announcement Number:RMR-13-08, 787016

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$68,809.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 to Tuesday, December 04, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1170-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Browning, MT United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

Indian Preference eligibles, current status employees or former employees with Reinstatement eligibility.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

DOI/Bureau of Indian Affairs

Rocky Mountain Region

Blackfeet Agency

Office of the Superintendent

Real Estate Services

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE:  Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472).  Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.  Indian preference eligibles that are not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).  Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible.  Applicants not entitled to Indian Preference must be Federal civilian employees with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof.

 

OTHER INFORMATION: 

 

*Promotion potential: No 
*Moving expenses authorized: No 
*Eligible for Relocation Company Services: No 
*Travel Required: Occasional
*Supervisory Position: Yes
*Valid state Drivers' license:  Yes
*CDL required:  No
*Pre-appointment background investigation:  Yes
*Pre-appointment physical/medical exam:  No
*Drug test:  No
*Uniform required:  No

*Telework Indicator:  The Bureau of Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster. 

 

NOTE: This is a supervisory position.  Under provision of the Civil Service Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a trial period before their appointment becomes final.  Those who do not satisfactorily complete the trial period will be returned to positions of no lower grade and pay then those they occupied before assuming their supervisory assignment.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.
  • A BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW HIRES.
  • A REQUIREMENT FOR ONE YEAR FIRST TIME MANAGERIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD.
  • APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLINE AND BY FAX.
  • COPY OF CURRENT STATE DRIVERS LICENSE.

DUTIES:

As a Realty Officer, you will;

  • Plan, organize and develop the most economically feasible administrative practices and procedures for the execution of trust real estate services.
  • Coordinate to ensure timely real estate appraisals are conducted for the evaluation of surface and subsurface.
  • Serve as the Agency's advisor in the field of Indian trust real estate management.
  • Render technical advice and guidance in solving special problems or difficulties encountered.
  • Plan, develop and implements training for all functions of the real estate services program.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions, GS-1170-12).

 

GS-12:  1 year or 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the position to be filled.  Examples of specialized experience include, but are not limited to Direct supervision of a real estate services program, developing and implementing training for programs related to Real Estate Services including patens, removal of restrictions, disposals, acquisitions, right-of-way ,surface and subsurface leasing and permitting, lease compliance and unresolved rights cases. Serving as an advisor in regards to a Real Estate services program in all functions.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Give the following information for your paid and nonpaid work experience related to the job your are applying for. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). (Do not send job descriptions.)

·         Job title (include series and grade if Federal job)

·         Duties and accomplishments

·         Employer's name and address

·         Supervisor's name and phone number

·         Starting and ending dates (month and year)

·         Hours per week

·         Salary

Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor. 

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement

Time-in-grade:  Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.

 

NOTE:  If you are not in the series for which applying, your application package must show evidence of meeting the OPM Qualification Standards; i.e., required course work (transcript/listing of courses); specialized experience; etc.

 

 


 

SUITABILITY, CLEARANCE & REQUIREMENTS: 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. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

OTHER: Incumbent is required, as an incidental duty, to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver’s license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

 

Incumbent will be required to file an OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report Form in accordance with 5 CFR Part 2634, Subpart I.

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your rating will be based on both your responses to the Job Assessment Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. The assessment questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs)/competencies that are required to perform the work of this position. Only experience acquired by the closing filing deadline will be considered.

 

ABILITY TO PLAN, MANAGE, DIRECT AND LEAD A BROAD AND COMPLEX PROGRAM RESPONSIBLE FOR INDIAN TRUST LAND MATTERS

KNOWLEDGE OF REALTY PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES, AND POLICIES, LAWS AND REGULATIONS

ABILITY TO ANALYZE AND EVALUATE INFORMATION TO DEVELOP PROGRAM POLICY AND DIRECTIVES

SKILL IN COMMUNICATION

ABILITY TO SUPERVISE, PROVIDE PROGRAM LEADERSHIP AND DIRECTION

 

Please Note: All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package. Upon review, if it is determined that your work history, KSAs/competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified or your score may be modified. Please ensure that your work history provides enough detail to support your answers to the KSAs/competencies.


BENEFITS:

The Bureau of Indian Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc. Additional links provided for benefits information; http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp.


 

Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized: Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.


 



OTHER INFORMATION:

CTAP & ICTAP APPLICANTS: Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) participants who are well qualified may apply for this position. To be eligible for consideration under CTAP, an applicant must provide written notification that they will be losing their current federal position. To be eligible for consideration under ICTAP, an applicant must provide proof that they have lost their federal position within the last year. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For more information regarding CTAP & ICTAP, please visit http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp

 

NOTICE TO ALL MALE APPLICANTS:  Section 1622 of the Defense Authorization Act of 1986, prohibits any male born after December 31, 1959, from being appointed to a position in an executive agency if he has knowingly and willfully failed to register with the Selective Service System.  Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete a certification document to confirm their Selective Service registration status, if selected for appointment.

 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, must complete an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 (member-4 copy) displaying the type of discharge, (i.e., Honorable) or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx

VEOA and DOCUMENTATION

Certain veterans may be eligible to apply for this position under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.  For information about this program and determine whether you are eligible, click here:  http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa

If you are applying as a VEOA candidate, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 which shows an honorable discharge and that you either completed three years of active duty service or are a preference eligible.

SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES

Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority.  Common authorities include those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, and the authorities listed here:  http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp#MiscellaneousAuthoritiesNotRegulated

You must submit appropriate documentation with your application package to verify eligibility.  If you are unsure of what to submit, contact the email provided on this announcement.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

To Apply Online

  • Click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register
  • Answer the Questionnaire and click on SUBMIT my answers
  • UPLOAD all required documents and other supporting documents
  • To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at www.usajobs.gov
  • Click on Application Status
  • Click on the position title and select Apply Online to continue

We strongly encourage you to apply online. However, if you cannot apply online, you may FAX your assessment questionnaire, resume and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144 by following the steps below.

 

To Apply by Fax:

  • Print a copy of the http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf
  • Answer the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  • When faxing a completed OPM Form 1203-FX, this will serve as your fax cover and must be placed on TOP of your application and other supporting documents. No other fax page is required. Simply make sure all six pages of the completed OPM Form 1203-FX are on top of all other documents being faxed

Combination Online/Fax:

  • Click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register
  • ANSWER the Questionnaire and click on SUBMIT my answers
  • Print the US Government Application Cover Page
  • Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number IP787016, SSN, and full name to ensure that your documents are associated with the rest of your application
  • Fax your US Government Application Cover Page, application, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144

Please note that it is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., questionnaire responses, resume, and any supporting documents) are complete and accurate.

 

All electronic submissions and/or faxes must be completed by Tuesday, December 04, 2012

 

NOTE: Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. This position requires the submission of additional forms as described under the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section. Failure to provide the required information and/or documentation may result in your application not being considered for employment. All application material and supporting documentation must be submitted and received by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on  Tuesday, December 04, 2012 in order for you to be considered for this vacancy.

 

Note:  If you receive an email stating that there was a technical problem uploading your documents, you should fax the applicable documentation to OPM at 478-757-3144.  Be sure to use the fax cover sheet that was linked in the vacancy announcement; include the appropriate Vacancy ID 787016so that the fax is processed properly and promptly. For further questions regarding applying online or by fax, please contact OPM at ApplicationManagerHelpDesk@opm.gov.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience and education
  • References - List three people who are not related to you and are not current or previous supervisors
  • Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment, if claiming Indian preference. No other form will be accepted
  • Form DD-214, if claiming veterans preference; and VA letter and Standard Form 15, if claiming 10 point preference
  • Copy of most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action
  • College Transcript is required for verification of qualifying education
  • Copy of current state driver’s license. Failure to provide proof of current valid driver’s license will result in loss of consideration.

 

The Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) is now obsolete per The Office of Personnel Management.  In order to be considered for this position you must provide a resume. It is recommended to include all the information contained in the OF-612 in your resume.  In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.  Your resume MUST include the following: the month and year for each position held, and the number of work hours per week, e.g., 03/09 - 06/11 (or Present), 40 hrs/week.

NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete application will be given credit only for the information they provide. The applicant is responsible for submitting all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian preference, veteran preference, experience, training, and/or education. All material and supporting documentation must be legible or it will not be considered. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED FROM THIS OFFICE.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Charles J. Walks Slow
Phone: (406)247-7956
Email: CHARLES.WALKSSLOW@BIA.GOV
Agency Information:
BIA Center for Recruitment Rocky Mountain Regional
AS-IA Office of Human Capital Mgmt
316 North 26th Street
Room 4419
Billings, MT
59101-1397

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If you have properly submitted your online questionnaire, you will receive a confirmation message.  You may want to check the spam folder for your email provider to ensure you receive our messages. A review of your application package will be made after the vacancy announcement closes.  You will be notified by letter or email of your status.  Please allow approximately 2 to 3 weeks for us to complete our review and notify you.


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