Realty Specialist

General Services Admin Sunrise, FL
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

As a Realty Specialist, you will assist in the following functions: acquisition, real estate administration and/or federal space management.

Note: If you are selected for this position, you must have the ability to acquire and maintain a leasing warrant and complete the appropriate GSA Leasing Certification Program requirements. The leasing warrant and applicable certification program requires completion of either a bachelor's degree or completion of at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of business coursework in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. Such education must have been earned from an accredited college or university.

Location of Position:

* Public Buildings Service

* Leasing Divison

* Sunrise, FL & Atlanta, GA

The Leasing Division is responsible for the administration and implementation of the space acquisition process in leased facilities.

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You will have access to many benefits including:

* Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)

* Life insurance coverage with several options

* Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year

* Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)

* Flexible work schedules and telework

* Transit and child care subsidies

* Training and development

* Flexible spending accounts

* Long-term care insurance

We are currently filling five vacancies, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

This vacancy is also being announced under OPM's Merit Promotion procedures as Vacancy Announcement Number 1804049LLMP. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration. You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.

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Responsibilities

As a Realty Specialist you will exercise full responsibility and authority performing a variety of real estate work related to the acquisition of real property. You will:

* Assist in preparing and maintaining current acquisition plans and strategies

* Assist in identifying customer space requirements

* Prepare and maintain space management and assignment documents for routine transactions

* Update and maintain real estate data within systems used to track and administer procurement and billing information

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel Required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Who May Apply This job is open to…

U.S. Citizens and Nationals

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

* Job family (Series)

1170 Realty

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)

* Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date

* Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

* Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.

* Apply online (See How to Apply section.)

* 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 probationary period, if required.

* Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 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.

* Mostly, the work is sedentary in nature; however, during field inspections and market surveys, may be exposed to construction sites, uneven or slippery ground, and common hazards associated with construction sites.

Qualifications

Quality Ranking Factors (QRFs) : QRFs are knowledge, skills, and abilities that could be expected to significantly enhance performance in a position, but are not essential for satisfactory performance. Applicants who possess such KSA's may be ranked above those who do not, but no one may be rated ineligible solely for failure to possess such KSA's . The Quality Ranking Factor for this position is the ability to acquire and maintain a warrant, which includes formal training, experience (on the job training) and a minimum of 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of business college coursework or a bachelor's degree.

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.

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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.

The GS-09 salary range starts at $53,137.00 per year.

To qualify, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-7, OR 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., if related.

Specialized experience is defined as assisting with performing procurement transactions by researching, interpreting and applying standard real estate or procurement laws, regulations, and practices. This experience must demonstrate performing the following tasks:

* Acquisition of space, services and/or supplies which includes preparing real estate contracts or other types of contracts;

* Participating in market surveys or performing market research;

* Coordinating project assignments using project management tools;

* Gathering information for cost and price analyses for procurement transactions and;

* Reviewing contracting documents within acquisition systems.

NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

The GS-11 salary range starts at $64,290.00 per year.

To qualify, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-9, Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, OR LL.M., if related

Specialized experience is defined as assisting with performing real estate transactions for commercial office space by researching, interpreting and applying real estate laws, regulations, and practices. This experience must demonstrate the following:

* Lease acquisition including negotiating, preparing and/or executing real estate contracts;

* Performing market surveys and real estate site inspections;

* Performing real estate project management using project management tools to manage projects or portions of projects from inception to closeout;

* Performing limited cost analyses for real estate transactions and;

* Monitoring lease transactions and documents for procurement and financial accuracy.

NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

The GS-12 salary range starts at $77,999.00 per year.

To qualify, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-11,

* Specialized experience is managing real estate transactions for commercial office space by researching, interpreting and applying real estate laws, regulations, and practices. This experience must include performing the following:

* Lease acquisition including negotiating, preparing and executing real estate contracts;

* Conducting market surveys and real estate site inspections;

* Performing real estate project management using project management tools to manage projects from inception to closeout

* Conducting cost analyses for real estate transactions to provide recommendations and;

* Managing lease transactions and documents to ensure procurement and financial accuracy

Preferred Qualifications and Skills for ALL GRADES

It is preferred that you have:

* completed bachelor's degree

* or completion of at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of business coursework.

Education