|Vacancy No.||SWGY182780844660D||Department||U.S. Army Corps of Engineers|
|Salary||$73,375.00 to $95,388.00||Grade||12 to 12|
|Open Date||12/12/2018||Close Date||12/24/2018|
|Job Link||Apply Online||Who may apply||Public|
|NEW ORLEANS, LA|
|Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)|
|OverviewOpen & closing datesOpening and closing dates 12/12/2018 to 12/24/2018ServiceCompetitivePay scale & gradeGS 12Salary$73,375 to $95,388 per yearAppointment typePermanentWork scheduleFull-TimeLocationFEW vacancies in the following location:New Orleans, LANew Orleans, LARelocation expenses reimbursedYes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.Telework eligibleYes as determined by agency policyThis job is open toThe publicU.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.Share ShareAnnouncement numberSWGY182780844660DControl number518997900VideosDutiesDutiesSummaryAbout the Position: The New Orleans District provides for navigation, flood and hurricane risk reduction, environmental stewardship, and other water resources needs to benefit the people of southern Louisiana and the nation. The offices are located in modern energy efficient buildings in the uptown area of New Orleans overlooking the Mississippi River. There is a childcare center and a fitness center on the premises, and free employee parking. Audubon Park is within walking distance.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesPerform the more complex appraisals for the purposes of acquiring real estate interests for civil works projects of the District and for other government agencies.Assignments cover property to be acquired for navigation purposes, flood control projects, hurricane protection, environmental protection, wetland creation, river and harbor projects, marsh and coastal restoration, and fish and wildlife mitigation.Independently perform appraisals of real property for project studies, land acquisition and property management purposes.Required to review appraisal reports and cost estimates prepared by staff and contract appraisers for project studies, realty interest acquisition, condemnation proceedings and property management.Act as an expert witness in Federal court for the government.Travel Required25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusNoPromotion Potential12Job family (Series)1171 AppraisingRequirementsRequirementsConditions of EmploymentRequired to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08) annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.Official Travel will be required.Driver’s License is required to be obtained and/or maintained.This position requires a current, active, valid State Certified General Appraiser Certification as an Appraiser in a state, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States.Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.QualificationsWho May Apply: US Citizens|
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
GS 12 required experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service which includes experience: 1) preparing appraisals of various property types with consideration of the three approaches to value which includes a)cost, b) income, c) sales comparison AND; 2) appraising partial takings or partial interest acquisitions AND; 3) experience preparing appraisals in conformance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and/or the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (UASFLA). This definition os specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade in the federal service (GS-11).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Planning and EvaluatingReal EstateTechnical Competence
Qualification requirement: Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone — no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
EducationFOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.htmlAdditional informationMale applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.Two year trial/probationary period may be required.Direct Deposit of Pay is required.This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.This is a Career Program (CP) 18 position.You may claim military spouse preference.Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM’s Career Transition Resources website.If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized.How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearanceNot ApplicableDrug test requiredNoRequired DocumentsRequired DocumentsThe documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.For additional information see: What to include in your resume.2. Other supporting documents:Cover Letter, optionalMost recent Performance Appraisal, if applicableThis position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person’s personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.BenefitsBenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.How to ApplyHow to ApplyTo apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 12/24/2018 to receive consideration.To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10374660).Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
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