NOTE: If the position is filled at a
lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be
processed without competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as
performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review
discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the
next higher grade level.
NOTE: This is a supervisory
position. Under provision of the Civil Service
Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a probationary period
before their appointment becomes final.
Those who do not satisfactorily complete the probationary period will be
returned to positions of no lower grade and pay than those they occupied before
assuming their supervisory assignment.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The
incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, and developing the
most economically feasible administrative practices and
procedures for the execution of trust real estate services:
coordination, technical assistance, and review and monitoring services within the
agency and to other branches within the agency, tribal organizations, and individual Indian landowners.
develops, and implements a trust real estate services program to accomplish the
timely and efficient
processing of applications for patents, removal of restrictions, disposals,
acquisitions, rights-of-way, surface and
subsurface leasing and permitting. In addition, ensures lease compliance and respond to unresolved rights cases.
technical assistance to the Agency Superintendent, Deputy
Superintendent and staff; and tribal trust resources management staff in all areas of real estate management and decision making activities.
alternatives/solutions to land title problems; reviews
decisions on appeals and coordinates all litigation, Congressional, and other special
· Performs audits of
real estate management practices, real
estate transactions, and legal instruments preparation to assure conformance
with legal, statutory, regulatory, and policy requirements.
the collection of trust funds from realty transactions;
and coordinates the maintenance and use of automated systems; i.e., Trust Asset
Accounting Management System (TAAMS); and may monitor payment distributions.
· Coordinates to
ensure timely real estate appraisals are conducted for the evaluation of
surface and subsurface estimated fair market values for transactions requiring
same; i.e., disposals, acquisitions, fee patents, lease proposals, condemnation
actions, and rights-of-way.
as the Agency's advisor in the field of Indian trust real estate management.
· Offers technical
guidance and assistance to the Agency Superintendent and their staff in the management of Indian trust land within their
develops, and implements training for all functions of the real estate services
program that may include patents, removal of restrictions, disposals,
acquisitions, rights-of-way, surface and subsurface leasing and permitting,
lease compliance and unresolved rights cases, and coordinates training relating to
environmental and cultural resources compliance, TAAMS, and the use of personal
computers to utilize data from all information systems.
· Directly supervises
the work of Agency realty staff; plans and carries out training and development; evaluates work performance; and
recommends selections, promotions, status changes, awards, disciplinary actions, and separations.
effectively with labor-management situations.
· Gives positive
direction in establishing the organization's
EEO commitments to ensure fairness in making selections; encouragement and recognition of employees; and
sensitivity to the developmental needs of all employees.