|Vacancy No.||NEGE193443951381D||Department||U.S. Army Corps of Engineers|
|Salary||$81,548.00 to $106,012.00||Grade||12 to 12|
|Open Date||2/15/2019||Close Date||2/25/2019|
|Job Link||Apply Online||Who may apply||Public|
|Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)|
|OverviewOpen & closing datesOpening and closing dates 02/15/2019 to 02/25/2019ServiceCompetitivePay scale & gradeGS 12Salary$81,548 to $106,012 per yearAppointment typePermanentWork scheduleFull-TimeLocation1 vacancy in the following location:Baltimore, MDBaltimore, MDRelocation expenses reimbursedYes Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government. A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.Telework eligibleNoThis job is open toThe publicU.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.Clarification from the agencyUS CitizensShare ShareAnnouncement numberNEGE193443951381DControl number524378300DutiesDutiesSummaryAbout the Position: This is located at the US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District headquarters in the modern 2 Hopkins Plaza building in downtown Baltimore, and is within walking distance of the historic seaport, the Inner Harbor, and other attractions. It is also adjacent to prestigious universities, world-class medical facilities and cultural attractions. Our mission is to deliver engineering services to strengthen our Nation’s security, economy and reduce risks from disasters.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesServes as a Senior Appraiser in the Technical Services Branch.Responsible for performing a variety of appraisal duties involving preparation, review and reporting relative to appraisal activities.Responsible for appraisal project planning and implementation. Plans and coordinates appraisal projects for Baltimore District, including the appraisal of real estate and interests therein for acquisition, management and disposal.Conduct appraisals for acquisition/disposal for projects such as residential, industrial and commercial subdivision properties; railroad and utilities; town sites; schools; quarries; marinas; airports; and large scale, multi-use planned development.Determine the fair cash market value for the acquisition of fee title, qualified fee, leasehold interests, and extremely complicated appraisals for various types of easements.Conduct informal training of employees, conducts peer reviews and recommends more formalized training where the need is apparent.Review all appraisals regardless of amount. Whenever considered advisable, makes a full evaluation and inspection of subject and comparable properties and prepares findings and regulations.Perform work involving the final technical review of appraisals for subsequent use in negotiations with property owners for the acquisition of various property interests.Inspect property to be appraised and assembles available data pertaining to the value of the property.Develop valuation calculations based on the many and varied factors which are involved including, but not limited to, comparison with sales of similar property highest and best use before and after partial taking.Perform appraisal duties in connection with the rental and sale of Government owned real property.Makes a detailed inspection of lands, buildings, or improvements to be leased or disposed of; and, based on standard procedures, determines current rental, sale, or salvage value of the subject property.Travel Required25% or less – 25 Percent Business TravelSupervisory statusNoPromotion Potential12Job family (Series)1171 AppraisingRequirementsRequirementsConditions of EmploymentAppointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.Obtain and maintain a valid state driver’s license.Submission of a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, prior to appointment and annually thereafter is required.25% business travel is required.QualificationsWho May Apply: US Citizens|
In order to qualify, you must meet the 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.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) distinguish and analyze structural features (i.e. age of construction, approachability, renovation completed) to assess the value of the underlying assets; (2) use appropriate data and valuation methods to establish and prepare appraisal for a variety of real property; (3) collect data through all possible sources to develop, write, and produce professional appraisal reports; AND (4) proficiency with appraisal software applications. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
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.
Selective Placement Factor: This positions requires a state certified General Appraiser Certificate. The incumbent has the obligation to maintain his/her qualifications as a review appraiser. The conditions of certification and licensing have been extended to federal appraisers by virtue of the ER 405-1-4, dated 29 January 2016. This includes having a minimum of five years experience in the field of real estate appraising and having obtained a certification as a State Certified General Appraiser. (NOTE: You MUST upload a copy of your certificate with your application.)
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Oral CommunicationPlanning and EvaluatingReal EstateTechnical CompetenceEducationThis job does not have an education qualification requirement.Additional 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 – Engineers and Scientists 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 for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM’s Career Transition Resources website.When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf for more information.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.Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.Nearby parking garages are accessible and a Mass Transit monthly subsidy is available for those who elect to take MTA public transportation, such as the Light Rail, Metro Subway, Marc Train, local bus service, and commuter bus.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 RequiredDrug 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.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 02/25/2019 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/10421381).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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