REALTY SPECIALIST (CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT), GS-1170-5/7/9/11/12


Vacancy ID: 837975   Announcement Number: CRPA 49/13 (837975)   USAJOBS Control Number: 337523600

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1. Title of Job

REALTY SPECIALIST (CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT), GS-1170-5/7/9/11/12


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Indian Preference
002 Status and Veteran Preference

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


040405021 Sacaton, AZ

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability.  You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume, and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate.  Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.

1. Are you submitting Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to claim Indian Preference?  Note:  You must include and upload your Form BIA-4432.  As outlined in the vacancy announcement, this is the ONLY Indian Preference Verification Form that will be accepted.

A. Yes.
B. No.

2. Are you submitting your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, to verify you are a current status employee or a former employee with Reinstatement eligibility?  Note:  You must include and upload your latest SF-50 to verify transfer or reinstatement eligibility.

A. Yes.
B. No.

3. Are you a veteran and submitting a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty, to verify Veteran's Preference claimed?  Note:  You must include and upload your DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. or 10 pt. preference and Standard Form 15 including the required supporting documentation, if claiming 10 pt. preference.

A. Yes.
B. No.

4. The incumbent of this position is required to operate a government owned or leased vehicle as an incidental duty and must possess a valid driver's license.

A. Yes, I certify that I possess a Driver's License.
B. No, I do not possess a valid Driver's License.

5. This position requires a background investigation.  Failure to agree with this requirement will result in your loss of consideration for this position.
Are you willing to undergo a background investigation which may include, but is not limited to, contact with all references, employers, co-workers, personal associates and a review of your driving record, credit history, criminal history, and military service? 

A. Yes, I am willing to undergo a background investigation.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

6. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education.  Select the one that best describes your qualifications for Realty Specialist (Contracts Management), GS-5.  Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have 3 years of general experience, 1 year of which was equivalent to at least GS-4 grade level that demonstrates the ability to: analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
B. I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a Bachelor's degree. Note: Applicants who select this response must provide transcripts as verification of their education.
C. I have a combination of experience as described in A and education as described in B which totals 100% of the requirements. To compute, determine your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determine your education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify. Note: Applicants who select this response must provide transcripts as verification of their education.
D. I do not have the experience and/or education as described in any of the above statements.

7. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education.  Select the one that best describes your qualifications for Realty Specialist (Contracts Management), GS-7.  Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience to GS-5 grade level in the federal service. Examples of specialized experience may include work involving providing oversight to management of trust and restricted property; performing on-site inspections for compliance; recommending corrective action or changes needed; analyzing transactions including applications, land descriptions, appraisals, NEPA, TSR, and other clearances, to ensure compliance; consulting with beneficiaries, lessees, land owners and other interested parties about the contracting process, options, and other needs and documentation.
B. I have Superior Academic Achievement which include one of the following: 1) class standing-applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class, based on completed courses; or (2) Grade-Point Average-applicants must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field completed during the final 2 years of curriculum; or (3) Election to membership in a National Scholastic Honor Society - membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision.
C. I have successfully completed one full year of appropriate graduate level education (18 semester hours, 27 quarter hours or equivalent) in a field of study directly related to the work of this position.
D. I have a combination of progressively higher level related graduate education and appropriate specialized experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
E. I do not have the experience and/or education as described in any of the above statements.

8. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education.  Select the one that best describes your qualifications for Realty Specialist (Contracts Management), GS-9.  Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience may include work involving providing oversight to management of trust and restricted property; performing on-site inspections for compliance; recommending corrective action or changes needed; analyzing transactions including applications, land descriptions, appraisals, NEPA, TSR, and other clearances, to ensure compliance; consulting with beneficiaries, lessees, land owners and other interested parties about the contracting process, options, and other needs and documentation.
B. I have a masters 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), in an accredited college or university, that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work of this position.
C. I have a combination of graduate level education beyond the first year of progressive graduate study and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position. Experience and education should be computed as percentages of the overall requirements and must equal 100 percent when combined.
D. I do not have the experience and/or education as described in any of the above statements.

9. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education.  Select the one that best describes your qualifications for Realty Specialist (Contracts Management), GS-11.  Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-9 grade level in the federal service. Examples of specialized experience may include work involving providing oversight to management of trust and restricted property; performing on-site inspections for compliance; recommending corrective action or changes needed; analyzing transactions including applications, land descriptions, appraisals, NEPA, TSR, and other clearances, to ensure compliance; consulting with beneficiaries, lessees, land owners and other interested parties about the contracting process, options, and other needs and documentation.
B. I have at least 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, in an accredited college or university, in a field of study related to this position that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of this position.
C. I possess a combination of graduate level education beyond the first 2 years of progressive graduate study and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position. Experience and education should be computed as percentages of the overall requirements and must equal 100 percent when combined.
D. I do not have the experience and/or education as described in any of the above statements.

10. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education.  Select the one that best describes your qualifications for Realty Specialist (Contracts Management), GS-12.  Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-11 grade level in the federal service. Examples of specialized experience may include work involving providing oversight to management of trust and restricted property; performing on-site inspections for compliance; recommending corrective action or changes needed; analyzing transactions including applications, land descriptions, appraisals, NEPA, TSR, and other clearances, to ensure compliance; consulting with beneficiaries, lessees, land owners and other interested parties about the contracting process, options, and other needs and documentation.
B. I do not have the experience as described in the above statement.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

11. Interprets and applies laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to land management.

12. Provide and coordinate the collection of trust funds from realty transactions.

13. Reviews and analyzes forms, applications, documents, or other information to make determinations (for example, rights-of-way, surface and subsurface leasing and permits).

14. Monitors current trends or events (for example, trust related resources, environmental laws, or Congressional acts) and applies the information as appropriate.

15. Prepare legal instruments in conformance with legal, statutory, regulatory, and policy requirements.

16. Provide technical advice, guidance and assistance in all aspects of real property management.

17. Analyzes or interprets historical transactions.

18. Research historical transactions and records to collect ownership records, location, encumbrances, historical use, land consolidation plans, conflicts in land use or adjacent land use, or other data needed to assist in resolving issues or potential issues.

19. Responds to inquiries, congressional and other special reports.

20. Gather, evaluate, and analyze technical data to formulate valid conclusions.

21. Searches for and extracts information from files, documents, reports, publications, recordings or other materials.

22. Determines ownership to authorize distribution of funds.

23. Read and interpret maps of definite location, plats, surveys, aliquot parts, metes and boundary descriptions, etc.

24. Provide basic knowledge in implementing and executing Cadastral Geographic Information System (CGIS).

25. Provide basic knowledge in implementing and executing Indian Trust Land Boundary Descriptions.

26. Use of Indian trust assets to conserve and protect trust assets.

27. Analyzes request for use of Indian-owned trust assets.

28. Uses computer systems or applications to access, create, edit, print, send, retrieve, or manipulate data, files, or other information.

29. Enters ownership and transaction data into computer.

30. Maintain and retrieve information from automated systems to perform on-site inspections for compliance.

31. Monitors or updates data, records, or other information.

32. Maintains computerized databases or information tracking systems.

33. Communicates with internal and external customers to assess their needs.

34. Provide information or assistance about available services and options.

35. Notifies individuals or offices orally of decisions, problems, or further actions needed.

36. Serves as advocate in assisting Tribe(s) and Tribal members of real property holdings.

37. Ensure the protection, conservation and prudent utilization of Indian Lands.

38. As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit.  Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not electing you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period.

Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy.  By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning; 2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.   
NOTE:  It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans or Indian preference documentation, assessment questions and answers, and SF-50s) is received and is accurate.

Failure to agree to this statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. 

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.