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Job Title:REALTY SPECIALIST, GS-1170-12

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Job Announcement Number:CRPA 149/14

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 to Tuesday, August 19, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1170-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Duchesne, UT View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Indian Preference Eligible’s / Current Status Employees or Former Employees with Reinstatement Eligibility.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB 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 Indian, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

Vacancy ID: 1179698

 

Realty Specialist, 1170-12,

Posn # 4200001, Western Region,

Uintah and Ouray Agency,

Trust Services,

Branch of Minerals & Mining,

Fort Duchesne, Utah 

 

GS-12: $69,497 – $90,344 Per Annum

 

NOTE: 

·         GOVERNMENT HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE.

 

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 eligible’s that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7). Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligible’s) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible.  Applicants not entitled to Indian Preference must be Federal civilian employees with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof.

  

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • There is occasional need to travel to isolated areas and over rough terrain.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.
  • APPOINTMENT MAY INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT FOR ONE YEAR PROBATIONARY PERIOD.
  • APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ONLINE AND BY FAX to 1-478-757-3144

DUTIES:

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  • Provide guidance on regulations, laws, ordinances and policy that impact trust assets.
  • Interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, standards or procedures to land management.
  • Review and analyze, lease proposals considering: economic feasibility, adequate term, and compliance with applicable law, regulations and policy.
  • Negotiate or discuss economic principals and applicable law with tribal governments, individuals and their attorneys or other representatives;
  • Recommend alternatives to determine course of action in response to current and emerging problems.
  • Assist in the development of legislative proposals, comments on proposed legislation introduced and ensure the implementation of legislation enacted.
  • Advise on technical leasing matters.
  • Prepare legal instruments in conformance with legal, statutory, regulatory and policy requirements.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions, GS-1170).

 
GS-12:  1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level.

·         Specialized Experience: Demonstrated work experience that includes: applying extensive knowledge and in-depth understanding involving both conventional and unconventional aspects of leasing as they relate to legal and regulatory requirements, applicable leasing technology, Indian owner concerns, and methods of valuing, negotiating, processing, and marketing Indian land resources.

 


 

SUITABILITY, CLEARANCE & REQUIREMENTS:  A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

 

MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATION:  Occasionally operate a motor vehicle, but not on a regular basis.

 

 

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

As part of the application process, you are required to respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

·         Laws, Regulations, Federal or Departmental Policies for Land Management

·         Review/Compliance Monitoring

·         Making Recommendations

·         Technical Assistance

 

We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your resume, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.


BENEFITS:

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

OTHER INFORMATION:

CTAP & ICTAP APPLICANTS: Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) participants who are well qualified may apply for this position. To be eligible for consideration under CTAP, an applicant must provide written notification that they will be losing their current federal position. To be eligible for consideration under ICTAP, an applicant must provide proof that they have lost their federal position within the last year. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For more information regarding CTAP & ICTAP, please visit http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp

 

NOTICE TO MALE APPLICANTS: Section 1622 of the Defense Authorization Act of 1986, prohibits any male born after December 31, 1959, from being appointed to a position in an executive agency if he has knowingly and willfully failed to register with the Selective Service System. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete a certification document to confirm their Selective Service registration status, if selected for appointment.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Vacancy Identification Number:  1179698

 

To Apply Online:

·         Click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register;

·         Answer the Questionnaire and click on SUBMIT my answers;

·         UPLOAD all required documents and other supporting documents;

·         To return to a previously saved or incomplete application go to       https://applicationmanager.gov/

 

We strongly encourage you to apply online. However, if you cannot apply online, you may FAX your assessment questionnaire, resume and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144 by following the steps below.

 

To Apply by Fax:

·         Print a copy of the       OPM Form 1203-FX;

·         Answer the assessment questionnaire        View Occupational Questionnaire;

·         Vacancy Identification Number:  1179698;

·         When faxing a completed OPM Form 1203-FX, this will serve as your fax cover and must be placed on TOP of your application and other supporting documents. No other fax page is required. Simply make sure all six pages of the completed OPM Form 1203-FX are on top of all other documents being faxed.

 

Combination Online/Fax:

·         Log into or create your Application Manager account at        https://applicationmanager.gov/

·         ANSWER the Questionnaire and click on SUBMIT my answers;

·         Print the       US Government Application Cover Page ;

·         Include the Vacancy Identification Number:  1179698, SSN, and full name to ensure that your documents are associated with the rest of your application;

·         Fax your US Government Application Cover Page, application, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144.

 

Please note that it is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., questionnaire responses, resume, and any supporting documents) are complete and accurate.

 

All electronic submissions and/or faxes must be completed by 11:59 PM EST; Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

 

NOTE: Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. This position requires the submission of additional forms as described under the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section. Failure to provide the required information and/or documentation may result in your application not being considered for employment.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following forms must be submitted in order to have a complete application:

1.     Resume/Application- Must contain the following:

- Work experience, include the following:

·         Position Title;

·         Dates - from (mm/yy) to (mm/yy);

·         Hours Worked Per Week;

·         Current Supervisor's Name, Address, and Telephone number,

- Education

- References - List Three people who are not related to you and are not current or previous supervisors.

2.     Form BIA 4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment, is required for claiming Indian Preference. No other form will be accepted.

3.     Form DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. veteran's preference or Standard Form 15 with required proof of entitlement, if claiming 10 pt. veteran's preference.

4.     College Transcript is required for verification/documentation of qualifying education. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, official transcripts will be required before entrance on duty.

5.     Assessment Questionnaire, listed in announcement. Failure to respond to the questionnaire will result in loss of consideration.

6.     Copy of most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, current or former Federal employees.

7.     GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Report, available at www.gsa.gov/forms. (Optional during the application process; however, selectee will be required to submit as part of the pre-appointment process.)

NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete application will be given credit only for the information they provide. The applicant is responsible for submitting all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian preference, veteran preference, experience, training, and/or education. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED FROM THIS OFFICE.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Agnes Teller
Phone: (505)563-5122
Email: AGGIE.TELLER@BIA.GOV
Agency Information:
BIA Center for Recruitment Albuquerque
1011 Indian School Road NW Suite 136
Albuquerque, NM
87104
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email notifying you that your submission was successful. After a review of your application is made, you will be notified regarding your rating and referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.


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Job Announcement Number:

CRPA 149/14

Control Number:

377020600