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About the Position:
This position is a Realty Assistant for the US Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District located in Detroit,
Michigan. This position may be filled at the GS-05 or GS-06 grade level.

Who May Apply:

Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job.  You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.  See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

Special Notice: Please Read!
If you do not meet one of the eligibility requirements under "Who May Apply", please apply against announcement SWGJ17080731971229 which is open to all U.S. citizens.


This position independently completes recurring assignments to assist Real Estate professionals, using
independent judgment in processing a variety of realty documents.

  • Participates in preparation of uncomplicated real estate audits
  • Participates in review of maps and legal descriptions
  • Assists in preparation for termination of any outgrants such as leases, easements, licenses and permits on property proposed for disposal.
  • Updates various computer programs and data bases.
  • Assists Realty Specialists to prepare routing option assemblies
  • Accompanies Realty Specialists on negotiations with landowners
  • Prepares invitations for bidsAssists in field inspections
  • Corresponds with landowners to secure rights of entry permits and licenses.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business travel less than 10%

Relocation Authorized

  • No