You qualify for the GS-12 level if you possess one year of specialized experience that demonstrates the ability to:
- Apply the laws, principles and practices to real estate program management, administration and project management;
- Perform, advise, plan, or direct acquisition of real estate;
- Manage real estate assets;
- Prepare and manage real property disposal;
- Administer federal or tribal owned or leased space or real estate.
You qualify for the GS-13 level if you possess one year of specialized experience that demonstrates the ability to:
- Perform lease acquisition projects with difficult technical real estate problems involving issues such as limited or unstable markets, difficult stakeholders or unusual build-out requirements;
- Provide guidance to others on real property acquisition, tenant improvements and moves, property ownership, use constraints and property management;
- Analyze, evaluate and exercise significant judgment in accepted real estate practices to balance conflicting space needs for various regulatory requirements;
- Develop short and long range real estate plans covering a range of real estate interests, uses, and geography.
The qualifications listed above must be met by Monday, February 27, 2012 and are subject to verification at any stage of the application process.
Substitution of education for experience is not creditable for this position at these grade levels.
Residency: If you are not currently a CBP employee, you must meet one or more of the following primary residency criteria for the last three years prior to applying to this announcement:
- Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);
- Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity; or
- Has been a dependant of a United States federal or military employee serving overseas.
Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination. Examples include: the stateside addresses of anyone who worked or studied with the applicant while overseas; the company headquarters where the applicant's personnel file is located; professor(s) in charge of the applicant's "Study Abroad" program or; church records for the applicant's overseas church missions. Applicants must provide this information with their application for employment.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Human Resources will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) will be rated between 70 and 100 based on your responses to the online assessment questionnaire. If you are eligible for placement under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibility, you must earn a score of 88 above to be considered well qualified.
The KSAs for this position are:
- Knowledge of real estate principles, practices and concepts including procedures and processes in acquiring space for the federal government
- Skill in planning and managing complex projects
- Ability to communicate orally to establish rapport and negotiate with individuals or groups and to conduct meetings and or presentations to high level audiences of diverse backgrounds
- Ability to communicate in writing to prepare real estate documents, reports, cost benefit analysis briefings, findings and determinations and real property asset management studies and briefings
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
- Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
- Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/Reduction_In_Force/employee_resources/ctap/index.asp. To be considered qualified under CTAP/ICTAP, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Veterans: Veterans with 5 point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. This position is not considered scientific/professional. For information on veterans' preference, please see: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/index.aspx