As an Appraiser, you will conduct appraisals of real property, conducts reviews of contract and staff appraisals, and serves as a valuation consultant to the Real Property Utilization and Disposal Program. In addition to appraisal duties, you would assist in managing disposal projects of Government-owned real property.
Location of position: Public Buildings Service, Office of Real Property Utilization and Disposal, in San Francisco.
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.
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Serves as advisor and technical authority on real property valuation matters. Provides valuation expertise to Zonal Director, Utilization and Disposal; Realty Specialists; Field Offices; and other Federal agencies on highest and best use proposals, land use plans, disposal plans, solutions to appraisal problems, questionable property evaluations, post-reviews, pre-approvals and other planning and operational activities.
Serves as a consultant to other Government agencies and contract appraisers regarding appraisal programs, policies, and contracts. Interprets specialized Government appraisal matters such as valuing property for special use value, valuing property without access, and valuing property for sale to other agencies.
Serves as the Project Manager and prepares technical contract specifications, independent Government estimates, identifies the most capable and professional appraisers available for potential contract actions, evaluates contract appraisers' proposals, review their qualifications, and makes such investigations as are necessary to determine the technical fitness of the contractors to support a decision by the contracting officer. Recommends approval and acceptance of contract appraisal reports pertaining to: real property; personal property; machinery and equipment; and fixtures. Recommends accepting contract appraisals and supporting procurement actions to facilitate payment for contracted appraisal services.
Reviews Reports of Excess including supporting documents (land descriptions by metes and bounds, building and equipment descriptions, attorneys' title reports, appropriate descriptions and necessary restrictions/reservations on conveyance, appraisals, environmental, historical and other real property data etc.)
Analyzes data submitted, determines whether reports are complete, accurate, and contain all necessary plans, appropriate legal description of the property and necessary restrictions and reservations on conveyance; accepts the reports or returns them for further information or correction. Inspects properties to determine the status and condition and suitability for various uses including for compliance with use and deed restrictions.
Formulate highest and best use analysis based on the condition of the property, past and current use, future reuse possibilities, maintenance and operational costs, its economic potential, values (social or cultural) inherent in the property itself, and other factors controlling or directing land use (i.e., zoning, physical characteristics, private and public uses in the vicinity, neighboring 'improvements, utility services, access/roads/location, environmental and historical considerations.
Assist Realty Specialists in all aspects of property disposal, including the valuation, marketing, screening of real property and conducting negotiated / public sales.
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) [required by law]
Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 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.
Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.
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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The GS-13 salary range starts at $107,630 per year. 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.
To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or higher in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is defined as experience appraising commercial and/or industrial real estate that includes environmentally challenged properties; and, experience drafting real estate program guidance for commercial property appraisals and/or sales.
The position requires that the incumbent holds a Certified General Real Property Appraiser certification.
If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement #2009113LRMP. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.
Bargaining Unit status: AFGE
Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.
On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:
· Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government
· Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee
· Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.