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Realty Specialist
Category: Manufacturing, Real Estate
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Job code: lhw-e0-90667091

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Realty Specialist
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.
For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.
This position is located in the High Desert District with a duty location of Rawlins, WY.
Information about the location can be found here: Rawlins
Physical Demands: May lead or conduct on-site examinations which would include some walking, standing, bending and physical exertion. Onsite visits require the ability to traverse remote rough country by cross country vehicles or on foot sometimes in extreme weather conditions. The field duties of this position require that the employee operate a four-wheel drive vehicle.
Work Environment: Work is performed in both office and field settings. Field work may be performed in remote areas in all types of weather conditions and is often performed alone.
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### Responsibilities
Duties listed are for the full performance level GS-11. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will be more closely supervised and your work will be more closely reviewed. You will advise and provide expertise on lands and realty related matters. Case work includes a full array of realty actions, primarily energy-related Right of Way (ROW) applications. You will also work on land disposals, acquisitions, withdrawals, revocation, classifications; lands use permits, leases, renewals, assignments and trespass detection and abatement.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Some overnight travel may be required.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
All current or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles, Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities; and all former PLC members who within the past 120 days have completed all requirements of a creditable PLC project.
Current or former time-limited employees eligible under PL-114-47, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
1170 Realty
* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship is required.
* Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections.
* You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
* have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.
* Direct Deposit Required;
* Background Investigation Required.
There are no minimum education requirements for this position however if you are using education to qualify, you must submit a copy of all undergraduate/graduate transcripts.
**CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:**You may be selected to attend and successfully complete the 9 week BLM Lands and Realty School located in Phoenix, AZ.
**GS-07 ONLY:** If you are applying under VEOA and you are determined to be among the best qualified, you will be required to take the Administrative Careers with America (ACWA) assessment test.
### Qualifications
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-05 to qualify for the GS-07 and GS-07 to qualify for the GS-09) of the position to be filled.
**To qualify for the GS-07 level:** You must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal service **OR** have one full year of graduate level education **OR** Superior Academic Achievement (SAA). To find out more about SAA please refer to: -04.asp Examples of Specialized experience at the GS-07 level may include research and analytical skills in public lands realty case work such as: rights-of-way, temporary use permits, exchanges, public land sales, recreation leases/patents/airport leases/land classification, withdrawals, trespass, etc. or other public lands use authorization. To qualify at the GS-09 level you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in Federal Service **OR** Have a master's or equivalent graduate degree **OR** 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree **OR** an LL.B or J.D. if related to the position being filled. Examples of specialized experience for the GS-09 level are knowledge of Realty actions related to public land management. This includes experience in locating and interpreting laws and regulations used in adjudication of individual rights and claims filed under public land law regulations; assisting in field exams casework process and preparation of environmental analysis and documents for various land cases. Education and experience may be combined to meet the specialized experience requirement for all grades.
**To qualify at the GS-9 level:** applicants must have one (1) year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal Service; **OR** a Master's or equivalent graduate degree **OR** 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree **OR** LL.B. or J.D; **OR**a combination of education and experience. **Specialized experience at the GS-09 level is defined as:**working on realty actions pertaining to land; assisting with the documents pertaining to environmental analysis for various land actions.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.
**Please note:** Real estate work in the private sector is not considered qualified unless the experience demonstrates specific relationship to public lands and issues.
### Education
### Additional information
**SELECTIVE SERVICE:** Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
May require completion of a 1 year probationary period.
**Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):** CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form. CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they receive a minimum score of 90 based on the rating criteria used for this position.
Reemployment Priority List (RPL): The RPL is the mechanism agencies use to give reemployment consideration to their former competitive service employees separated by a RIF or who have fully recovered from a compensable injury after more than one year. If you are currently on a Reemployment Priority List, you may be given priority consideration.
The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
Before entering on duty, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You may need to provide the information annually.
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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.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
*Knowledge of Federal land laws, regulations, policies, and procedures sufficient to process a wide variety of lands actions (e.g., rights-of-ways, permits, leases, etc.).
* Ability to complete legal land descriptions, abstract and interpret master title plats, survey plats and records, topographic and surface management maps, and plans of development.
*Knowledge of the interrelationship between realty actions and other resource values being managed under the multiple use and sustained yield concept.
*Skill in preparing NEPA documents, lead and participate on Interdisciplinary Teams.
*Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a variety of resource specialists, industry representatives, private landowners, environmental interest groups and the general public.
**To preview questions please click here.**
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:
If you are using education to qualify, include a **copy of Transcripts or a list of college courses** that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.
**Former PLC Member:** Submit a copy of your "Certificate of Eligibility for Noncompetitive Hiring" along with a copy of your "PLC Participant Verification Work Hours Sheet."
**Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)** **eligibles**: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
**Current and former federal career and career-conditional employees**: submit a copy of your recent** (non award) SF-50,** Notification of Personnel Action, or equivalent document that verifies tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status (block 34, code 1).
If you are applying for this position based on eligibility under other **noncompetitive special appointing authorities,** you MUST submit proof of this eligibility.
You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.
Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.
UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.
Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.
Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
#### 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.
* Benefits
## Benefits
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.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Click on the button "Apply Online" and login to MY USAJOBS.
If you haven't already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.
If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the "Did you forget your username and/or password" link from the right side menu.
Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement. If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at **307-775-6026 or******. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet), you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.
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### Agency contact information
### HR Office
##### Phone
##### Fax
##### Email
##### Address
Bureau of Land Management
5353 Yellowstone Rd
P.O. Box 1828
Cheyenne, Wyoming
United States
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### Next steps
You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.
You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### 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.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
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.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 06/20/2018
*Salary:* $41,365 to $65,778 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 07 - 09
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Work schedule is full-time.
*Appointment type:* Permanent - This is a permanent position.

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