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.
Vacancy Identification Number 1171095
SUPERVISORY REALTY SPECIALIST, GS-1170-11/12
#4200044, Alaska Region, Division of Trust,
Real Estate Services, Anchorage, Alaska
GS-11: $63,330 - $82,329 Per Annum (Plus 5% COLA)
GS-12: $75,908 - $98,677 Per Annum (Plus 5% COLA)
NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. ANY RELOCATION EXPENSE ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY IN THIS POSITION WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.
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, veterans 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.
NOTE: If the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further 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 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:
Provides management of the acquisition and disposal program for trust and restricted property, ensuring the protection of trust assets and receipts of at least fair market value or agreed upon value.
Provides guidance to other Realty Specialist, in areas related to real estate services, and does review of complex or completed work to confirm, advice or determine accuracy of transactions, release of information, completeness of work, etc.
Consults with landowners and other interested parties about conveyance process and other needs and documentation. Ensure that beneficiaries, purchasers, other landowners and other interested parties understand the process, their options, and the requirements involved in executing a conveyance.
Researches, analyzes and review complex and conflicting problems and issues; provides findings and recommendations on problems/issues; provides guidance and direction to staff members and landowners on findings and recommendations.
Verify that the conveyance and related documents comply with statutory authority, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Complete the recommendation for approval / disapproval of the conveyance.