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    As a Lead Appraiser you will serves as consultant/advisor for the national real property disposal program, developing and coordinating national appraisal strategy and policy with leadership and regional disposal appraisal staff. 

    Location of position: General Services Administration (GSA), Public Building Service, (PBS) The Office of Real Property Utilization and Disposal, Location Negotiable After Selection. (Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA. Only)  

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    As a Lead Appraiser you will perform the following duties:

    • Oversee appraisal services for the national real property appraisal program that pertain to the disposal of real property, related personal property, and machinery and equipment, and include appraisal review, consultation, feasibility studies, and market analysis.  Valuation services are required for various transactions including transfer, exchange, negotiated or competitive sale, lease, assignment, permit or donation.  Property interests appraised may be fee simple, or partial interests such as leasehold, easements, air rights, subsurface rights, riparian or aviation rights, etc.  Appraised values sought may include fair market value, special use value, fair annual value, rental value, scrap value, insurance value and salvage value. The types of real property appraised include:  unimproved urban and rural land; commercial, industrial and residential property, a variety of unique and special purpose property (I.e. lighthouses, missile site etc.); property impacted by toxic waste, historic designation, endangered species, vernal pools, etc.
    • Provide technical advice to the Assistant Commissioner, Real Property Utilization and Disposal and the Central Office Counsel on realty matters involving the appraisal program and the evaluation of property.  Acts as a consultant to these and other Regional officials in conference with city, county and state officials on various complex real estate disposal problems such as special use properties, plants exchange, and surplus Government properties for privately-owned or municipally-owned sites.
    • Serve as a consultant to other Government agencies and contractor appraisers regarding appraisal programs, policies, and contracts. Interprets specialized Government appraisal matters such as valuing property for special use value, valuing property without access, and valuing property for sale to other agencies. 
    • Direct and supervises contract appraisers providing valuation services to GSA throughout the Zones.  Prepares technical contract specifications, selects the most capable and professional appraisers available, evaluates contract appraisers’ proposals, reviews their qualifications, and makes such investigations as are necessary to determine the technical fitness of the contractors.  Exercises final approval and acceptance of contract appraisal reports pertaining to: real property; personal property; machinery and equipment; and fixtures.  Responsible for approving payment of contract appraisal fees.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1171 Appraising

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/594944300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.