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Realty Specialist (conveyances)

Company: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Location: Anadarko
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Summary

This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Southern Plains Region, Anadarko Agency, Office of the Program Manager, Deputy Regional Director-Trust Services, Real Estate Services in Anadarko, Oklahoma.

NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.

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Overview

  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates

      11/05/2021 to 11/18/2021
    • Salary

      $43,683 - $84,049 per year
    • Pay scale & grade

      GS 7 - 11
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      Location

      1 vacancy in the following location:
      • Anadarko, OK
      • Telework eligible

        No
      • Travel Required

        Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed

        No
      • Appointment type

        Permanent
      • Work schedule

        Full-time
      • Service

        Competitive
      • Promotion potential

        11
      • Job family (Series)

        1170 Realty
      • Supervisory status

        No
      • Security clearance

        Other
      • Drug test

        No
      • Position sensitivity and risk

        Moderate Risk (MR)
      • Trust determination process

        Suitability/Fitness
      • Announcement number

        STIMP-22--CAWY-MG
      • Control number

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        This job is open to
        • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

          Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
        • Federal employees - Competitive service

          Current or former competitive service federal employees.
        • Federal employees - Excepted service

          Current excepted service federal employees.
        • Individuals with disabilities
        • Land & base management

          Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
        • Military spouses
        • Native Americans

          Native Americans or Alaskan Natives with a tribal affiliation.
        • Veterans Clarification from the agency

          Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Verification form BIA -4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. No other documents will be accepted as proof of Indian Preference.

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          Duties

          As a Realty Specialist (Conveyances), your typical work assignments and/or responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
          • Plans and implements acquisition and disposal transactions and projects for trust and restricted property, ensuring the protection of trust assets and receipt of fair market value or agreed upon value.
          • Serve as an advocate in assisting the tribes and tribal members with respect to the conveyance of their real property holdings.
          • Complete the recommendation for approval/disapproval of the conveyance.
          • Ensure that approvals/disapprovals/awards are recorded in the appropriate system of record.
          • Ensure that beneficiaries and other interest parties are aware of the decision, appeal rights, etc.
          • Provides assistance in areas related to real estate services, and real estate technical personnel and reviews work in progress to provide advice on assignments, release of information, completeness of process, etc.
          • Researches, analyzes and reviews complex and conflicting problems and issues, and provides findings and recommendations on problems/issues.
          • Provides technical assistance to tribal members who apply for the sale of land, patents in fee, exchanges, partitionments, removal of restrictions, and return to trust status of fee lands. Help
            Requirements

            Conditions of Employment
            • U.S. Citizenship Required
            • Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Form BIA -4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.
            • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
            • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
            • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
            • If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
            • Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 3 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607. Qualifications

              EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions, GS-1170).

              GS-11: In addition to the specialized experience at the lower level, I have at least one year of full-time specialized experience or the equivalent, comparable to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal Service (obtained in either the public or private sector). This experience must include activities such as: analyzing policies, regulations, state, tribal, federal laws in planning, developing and recommendations of acquiring property; performing work in acquiring property, providing guidance to interested parties on such matters as acquisition of property; performing routine conveyances; analyzing the impact and relevance for the value of trust property; interpreting various types real property interests (life estates, homestead, vested interest, remainder and unknown remainder interest, etc.) to include the determination of trust, restricted and non-restricted interest and titles; managing, processing and ensuring the approval of land titles for all land transactions; plan and implement land transactions and projects for trust and restricted property, ensuring receipt of fair market values; oversee disposal of property that may involve numerous environmental concerns, unstable market(s), unusual security problems, extensive damage (to the property), and have to take into consideration possible significant impacts on local real estate markets, among other things. (Your resume must support this experience). OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., in a field related to this position.

              GS-9: In addition to the specialized experience at the lower level, I have at least one year of full-time specialized experience or the equivalent, comparable to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal Service (obtained in either the public or private sector). This experience must include the following: responding to technical inquiries and explaining Realty services and processes; prepare in draft, realty transactions of moderate difficulty for review and approval; maintain and retrieve information from automated systems; assist with activities to ensure compliance with statutes, regulations and policies related to realty. (Your resume must support this experience), 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., in a field related to this position.

              GS-7: I have at least one year of full-time specialized experience or the equivalent, comparable to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal Service (obtained in either the public or private sector). This experience must include the following: working under the guidance of a higher graded specialist, applicant will analyze requests for conveyances of Indian-owned trust assets; this includes determining the compatibility of proposed uses with the agency mission and the landowner's needs; resolve routine problems that may arise by assisting higher level specialists through gathering and preparing information, reviewing documents, and discussing routing agency procedures and requirements. (Your resume must support this experience.), OR 1 full year of graduate level education OR Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.).

              GRADUATE EDUCATION: Graduate education must be related to the occupation and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

              SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled. S.A.A. is based on (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..... click apply for full job details

Keywords: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Lawton , Realty Specialist (conveyances), Other , Anadarko, Oklahoma

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