Federal Aviation Administration Realty Specialist in College Park, Georgia

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Summary

Serve as a Realty Specialist for the Eastern Logistics Service Area. Real Estate Group.

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Responsibilities

This position is a Realty Specialist performing a full range of real property acquisition, management, and disposal duties in support of the National Aerospace System. Functions include the following:

  1. Providing support to requiring organizations in defining and analyzing requirements including exploring viable options;
  2. Complying with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS), in applicable laws, or in other governing regulations, such as the Federal Acquisition Regulation;
  3. Negotiating, acquiring, administering, disposing, and/or executing the condemnation of real estate and utility contracts and transactions;
  4. Planning and estimating budgets for customers; and
  5. Performing related project planning including preparing timelines for completion of the project.

The incumbent may serve as a warranted Real Estate Contracting Officer (RECO).The initial dollar limit for RECO warrant is typically $1 Million. It can be adjusted incrementally to an unlimited dollar amount. The incumbent may exercise signature authority for other actions such as interdepartmental agreements with other U.S. government agencies or with state or local governments. Works independently to perform most assignments and has contact with a wide variety of personnel both within and external to the organization.

Provides assistance and support to the customer in defining requirements and submitting requisitions and similar requirements documentation:

  • Reviews real property draft acquisition requests to determine validity and adequacy, by assisting customers in defining requirements, drafting or revising specifications, exploring options for lease or purchase and otherwise correcting deficiencies in acquisition requests.
  • Conducts feasibility studies, market analyses, and appraisal reviews to determine fair market value of desired properties.
  • Performs title searches, researches environmental issues, and performs similar reviews to advise customers on concerns and alternatives.

Acquires real property:

  • Prepares acquisition plan to include determining acquisition strategy.
  • Uses direct purchase, condemnation, like exchange, interdepartmental transfer, interdepartmental agreement, donation, and/or lease.
  • Obtains appraisal for purchase by contracted appraiser.
  • Conducts and gathers market survey information.
  • Negotiates and signs property acquisition leases and agreements on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration.

Manages real property:

  • Negotiates and awards utilities contracts for electricity, gas, water and sewer service and resolves utility issues.
  • Reviews real property inventory to identify excess property, alternatives uses, required maintenance, and similar issues.
  • Provides information to be entered into the real property inventory of the Real Estate Management System (REMS).
  • Approves and signs changes and modifications to lease or purchase contracts.
  • May dispose of real property
  • Negotiates, prepares, and signs Out-Grants to lease or to give easement on U.S. government real property in exchange for revenue.

Prepares responses to inquiries and assists the Real Property and Utilities Group Manager, supervisors, or senior specialists in responding to more complex oral and written inquiries including Congressional and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, protests, claims against the U.S. government, and similar inquires.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA

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1170 Realty

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Conditions of Employment
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation.
Qualifications

FV-H: Qualified applicants must have at least 1 year (52 weeks) of Specialized Experience. To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FG/GS-11 or FV-G in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience which involves acquiring, managing and disposing of real property or experience performing tasks involving researching or applying environmental laws and regulations to land management, including real property acquisition, management and disposal.

Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Targeted Disabilities Appointment: You must provide proof of disability documentation (i.e. Schedule A Letter) that:

  • May be a letter or other documentation on official stationery/letterhead with an official signature.
  • Clearly states that you are eligible for appointment under the PWD/PWTD hiring authority or a Schedule A appointment authority as outlined in 5 CFR Section 213.3102(u).
  • Does not need to detail the specific disability, medical history, or need for accommodation.
Education

There is no education substitution for work experience for grade levels FV-H and above, actual work experience is required.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Position may be subject to a background investigation. A one-year probationary period may be required. The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each [insert KSA section name here], in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

This is a bargaining unit position.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

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Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required

No

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DD Form 214 (Member 4 copy).

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
  • Employer's name and address
  • Supervisor name and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
  • Salary

Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

Forms: * SF-15 : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference

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Agency contact information
Earl Roberts
Phone

(404) 305-5336

Fax

(404) 393-0636

Email

earl.roberts@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration Southern Region, AHF-E400 1701 Columbia Avenue College Park, GA US

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Next steps

Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.

Important - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504973600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 07/13/2018 to 08/02/2018

Service: Excepted

Pay scale & grade: FV H

Salary: $53,490 to $82,912 per year Salary does not include locality for the: Burlington, MA - 27.48%; College Park, GA - 21.16%; Jamaica, NY - 32.13% areas.

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time