Job Overview


About the Agency

GSA has been repeatedly named by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the 'Best Places to Work in the Federal Government'.

As a Realty Specialist, you will be performing the full range of acquisition and management and disposal work for complex realty transactions.
This position is located in the New England Region, Public Buildings Service, Leasings Division-1PRL, Boston, Massachusetts.  
GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including:

  • Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans)
  • Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from
  • Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs
  • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
  • Flexible work schedules and telework
  • Transit and child care subsidies
  • Training and development

    At this time we are only filling two vacancies, however additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed.

    This vacancy is also being announced under OPM’s Delegated Examining procedures as Vacancy Announcement Number 1401022DWDE.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration.  You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.  


You will perform the full range of acquisition and management and disposal work for complex realty transactions.  Perform market surveys, market rent analyses and building inspections; prepare request for lease proposals, perform cost and price analyses, financial evaluation of offers, lease documents and required accompanying documentation for real estate transactions.  Negotiate lease terms and conditions, make final award determinations, verifies the existence of necessary approvals for funding availability and awards and executes leases.  Prepare and maintain current acquisition plans and strategies. Prepare and review required legal documentation to support acquisition determinations in accordance with federal procedures and policies. 

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Work is often performed in an office setting except during field inspections and market surveys. Incumbent is required to travel and therefore, must have a valid driver's license or be able to perform work by using other forms of transportation.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

  1. Current career/career-conditional Federal employees
  2. Reinstatement eligibles
  3. Special Appointing Authority eligibles
  4. VEOA eligible Veterans

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.