Realty Specialist

Full Remote

$103-192k

Full Time

4 days ago

Job description

Duties

  • Duties described below are at the highest grade advertised. Duties assigned at lower grade levels will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity; duties will be commensurate with the grade of selected employee.
  • Manages real property and real estate transactions, including those that involve complex, controversial, or unusual problems, or negotiations.
  • Carries out major projects that require coordination of the federal, state, or local governments and/or private entities, such as acquiring real property necessary for conducting NASA missions or out-granting real property assets.
  • Negotiates with other federal and commercial entities for out-granting of NASA real property interests through various real estate instruments.
  • Prepares real estate documents and provides independent technical review for real estate transactions to include leases, easements, licenses, permits, etc.
  • Ensures accurate recording and reporting of assigned real property inventory and management of real property records in accordance with the NASA Records Retention Schedule.
  • Coordinates with customers to determine requirements of proposed real estate actions. This includes competitive solicitation packages, appraisal/valuation actions, and the corresponding evaluations.
  • Develops and coordinates Enhanced Use Leases (EULs) in support of NASA Centers.
  • Supports accountability and auditability of NASA real property and real estate transactions.
  • Fosters a culture of engagement, diversity, inclusiveness, excellence and innovation. Champions NASA's commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility to create an environment that promotes a commitment to safety, integrity and teamwork.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • This position is open to U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation.
  • You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • If selected, you will be required to complete a financial disclosure statement.
  • This position may require a one-year trial period.

Qualifications

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.


To qualify for GS-13, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level:
  • Applying a wide range of real estate principles, concepts and processes for the acquisition, management, out-granting, and/or disposal of real property with unique and diverse requirements;
  • Researching and applying directives, regulations and policies and resolving conflicts; and
  • Coordinating real property functions with other government and/or private entities.

To qualify for GS-14, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level:
  • Negotiating and resolving complex and/or controversial realty transactions;
  • Providing input into new or modified real property policies, standards or procedures; and
  • Leading, coordinating, and/or executing real estate transactions with other government and/or private entities.

Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.

NASA prohibits the use of artificial intelligence (AI) or AI-assisted tool in drafting application and assessment responses. Please visit https://www.nasa.gov/careers/how-to-apply/#Artificial-Intelligence to review NASA's guidance on the use of AI tools during the application process.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Additional selections may be made for similar positions across NASA. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) within NASA. CTAP/ICTAP will be cleared for any additional selection from this announcement.

This appointment may be extended beyond the initial appointment date, for a period not to exceed a total of six years.

Under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004, individuals appointed under this announcement may be converted to permanent appointment, either non-competitively or through internal agency competitive placement procedures. Conversion is not guaranteed and is contingent on the employee meeting all legal requirements. For more information, see: Term Appointments | NASA

Current Federal civilian employees may apply for this position. If selected, a break in service of at least 4 calendar days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must:
- Indicate your eligibility when applying for a position. The questionnaire asks you to identify your ICTAP/CTAP eligibility.
-Be well qualified for this position to receive consideration. Candidates rated in the 'Best Qualified' category are considered well-qualified. Please see 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for more information.
-Submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP as indicated in 'Required Documents.'

For additional information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, click here - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/#ictap.

This is a bargaining unit position. If additional selections are made, those positions may or may not be in a bargaining unit. To learn more about bargaining units at NASA please click here NASA Unions (Bargaining Units) | NASA.

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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.

You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements listed in this vacancy announcement. To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.

You will be assessed on the following competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Financial Analysis
  • Real Estate
  • Technical Competence
  • Procurement Planning and Contract Formation
  • Professional Administrative Operations
  • Real Property Management
  • Negotiation
NASA considers paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Under NASA's category rating process, applicants will be assessed on the position competencies and placed in one of three categories identified and defined below:
  • Best Qualified Category - Applicants who demonstrate a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
  • Highly Qualified Category - Applicants who demonstrate a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
  • Qualified Category - Applicants who demonstrate the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Names of all qualified candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration (unless a sufficient number of qualified veterans are found - in which case only those names will be initially certified). Candidates within the Best Qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

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