Realty Specialist

Posted on Jul 31, 2020

Public Buildings Service, General Services Administration

Portland, OR

Are you a graduating student or a recent grad? Join our Pathways Recent Graduate Program!You will serve as a Realty Specialist in a developmental position designed to progressively develop and train you in real estate principles and techniques.

Location of position:Public Buildings Service, Leasing Division, Auburn, WA and Portland, OR.nWe are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.Location to be determined upon selection.

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.nFor each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)nnumber 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, clickhere.nIf 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.nThe GS-9 salary range starts at $57,955 (for Auburn) and $56,459 (for Portland) per year.

To qualify, you must have 1 year of specialized experienceequivalent 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 definedasassisting 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;nParticipating in market surveys or performing market research;nCoordinating project assignments using project management tools;nGathering information for cost and price analyses for procurement transactions and;nReviewing 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.nPreferred Qualifications and Skillsfor ALL GRADESnIt is preferred that you have: completed bachelor's degreenor completion of at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of business coursework.

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