Job Overview

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.

SUPERVISORY REALTY SPECIALIST, GS-1170-11
(2 Positions) #4200091/4200092, Great Plains Region
Fort Berthold Agency, Deputy Superintendent - Trust Services,

Branch of Real Estate Services,
New Town, North Dakota

 

GS-11:  $57,408 - $74,628  Per Annum

 

NOTETRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF REAL ESTATE EXPENSES UNDER THE CONTRACTOR-PROVIDED GUARANTEED HOME SALE CONTRACT.

 

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 of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).  

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veteran’s preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 for verification of eligibility. For more information, click here:
http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa

 

FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: 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. The majority of 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.

Duties

NOTEThis 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.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  The incumbent is responsible for direct supervision of Realty staff and the day to day operations of Real Property Management activities that include Tenure and Management, Rights-of-Way, Minerals and Mining, Acquisition & Disposal, Range Permits, Cadastral Survey, Old Age Assistance Project, and 2415 Claims. 

·   Responsible for assisting in the overall long range planning, direction, coordination, and execution of the operating program of the Branch of Realty, with the Agency Realty Officer.

·   Responsible for the oversight of all activities of the Branch, that affects the operations and programs of the branch.

·   Exercises Real Property Management oversight on allotted and tribal trust lands and is responsible for the performance of all technical work involved in conveying any of the trust land either by negotiated sale, advertised sale, patent in fee, or through inheritance.

·   Responsible for the performance of the technical work involved in leasing for farming, range units, farm-pasture, homesite, business, oil and gas, other minerals, and sand and gravel permits.

·   Responsible for the processing of grants of easement for rights of ways over Indian land for public roads, power lines, telephone lines, railroads and pipelines, and for temporary construction and occupancy permits.

·   Responsible for the disbursement of funds from rentals, royalties, and payment of damages for rights-of-ways involving trust lands to trust owners.

·   Continually inspects program progress through on-site observation and by reviewing progress reports of subordinates, discussions with Realty Officer, Tribal officials, land owners and users, and other federal, state, and local agencies.

·   Provides technical information concerning the policies, regulations, requirements, and procedures affecting trust lands, presents oral or written information on specific questions or proposals.