Public Buildings Service Realty Specialist in United States
Summary We are looking for students and recent grads to hire into our entry level program. This is a one-year program that facilitates the college-to-career transition by providing opportunities in a variety of career tracks. As a participant, you will: Participate in work experiences, training, networking, and developmental opportunities designed to build technical and leadership skills; and Develop a broad knowledge of the agency and its core functions. Responsibilities As a trainee, you will learn the duties and responsibilities of a GSA Realty Specialist which includes exercising full responsibility and authority performing a variety of real estate work related to the acquisition and disposal of real property. As a Realty Specialist in the acquisition division, duties will include: Reviewing space request and working with clients to deliver workplace solutions. Developing analysis of aspects of all Federal building projects. Identifying situations of noncompliance and/or other discrepancies and preparing documentation to follow up with lessors regarding noncompliance with lease provisions. Performing routine lease administration functions in direct support of regional lease acquisition, administration and enforcement programs. Assisting in assignment and reassignment of federally owned, leased and rent-free space. Coordinating the completion of the Occupancy Agreements on all Federal projects and lease projects. Requirements Conditions of Employment US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) Complete the initial online assessment Register with the Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959 If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 45 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework on or more days a pay period depending upon terms of the agency's telework policy. Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee. Serve a one year trial period, if required. Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 1 investigation level). Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment. Have a valid driver's license Qualifications For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year) number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume. For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here. The GS-7 salary range starts at $44,740.00 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected .A. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as performing basic commercial realty work assignments and projects. This experience must include communicating with a variety of individuals on commercial realty issues; assisting others in the analysis/resolution of commercial realty problems; and assisting in the preparation of realty documents/contractual agreements. OR B. EDUCATION: One full year of graduate level education or a master's or higher degree, e.g., LL.B., J.D., LL.M., PhD., in a field that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work of an Realty Specialist OR C. Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the baccalaureate level is fully qualifying at the GS-7 level. To claim SAA, submit documentation of one of the following: Class standing -- You must be in the upper third of your graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. Grade-point average (rounded to one decimal point) of: (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of your curriculum; OR (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in your major field or the required courses in your major field completed during your final 2 years of the curriculum. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society in one of the national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies. D. A combination of specialized experience and graduate level education as described in "A" and "B" above that, when combined, fulfills the requirements. Education Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit here. Additional Information The initial length of the job is one year but may become permanent. Bargaining Unit Status: Varies by location If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants. Relocation-related expenses ARE NOT approved and will be your responsibility. On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved: Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.