- ##### Open & closing dates
08/27/2019 to 09/10/2019
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
- ##### Salary
$83,398 to $108,422 per year
- ##### Appointment type
Permanent - Federal
- ##### Work schedule
Full-Time - Full-Time, Permanent
Washington, DC FEW vacancies
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
##### Telework eligible
This position is located in the Real Estate Division, Office of
Planning and Program Management, Smithsonian Facilities (SF),
Smithsonian Institution (SI). The incumbent serves as a senior
specialist involved within the division in all aspects of the SI
wide real property acquisition, management, utilization and disposal
Learn more about this agency
- Develops and formulates policies and procedures for
implementation of the overall SI real property program.
- Directs, plans, organizes, coordinates and evaluates the
activities of contractors.
- Develops and prepares annual budget submissions for leased real
- Formulates policies and procedures to promote orderly and
economical utilization of commercial leased property.
- Serves as the Contract Officers Technical Representative (COTR)
for the management of leases and services.
### Travel Required
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
- #### Job family (Series)
### Conditions of Employment
- Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
- May need to complete a Probationary Period
- Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job
announcement closing date.
For information on qualification requirements, see *Qualification
Standards Handbook for* *General Schedule Positions* viewable on the
web at pm.gov/qualifications.
**Experience:** You qualify for this position if you possess one
year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11
level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. **For
this position specialized experience is defined as performing
discounted cash flow analyses utilizing the six functions of a
dollar on an organizations real estate assets; performing
asset/portfolio management duties for an organizations real estate
portfolio including owned vs. leased cost benefit analyses;
developing/formulating policies, guidelines and procedures for an
organizations real estate program; providing real estate-related
advice and counsel to management.**
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).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be
considered to determine the total number of years and months of
experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours
worked each week.
### Additional information
Flexible Spending Accounts - safeds.com/
Health Insurance - pm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - pm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - pm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - tcfeds.com
Retirement Program - pm.gov/retirement-services/
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic
qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic
qualifications will be evaluated further against the following
- Knowledge of real estate laws, principles, practices and
- Ability to apply policies, guidelines and procedures for
implementation within the overall real property program.
- Ability to work collaboratively on teams.
- Skill in written communications.
- Skill in oral communications.
Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be
assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related
criteria: Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification
requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies
above. Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification
requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies
above. Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements,
but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies above to a
substantive degree. This category rating process does not add
veterans' preference points or apply the \"rule of three\", but
protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of
non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official
may make selections from the highest quality category (Best
Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed
over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the
requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.
Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and
who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10
percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when
the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9
grade level or higher. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in
the USAjobs system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy
questions will not be considered for this position.
Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your
responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool
for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated
yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be
assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your
resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your
education and experience relate to this position, including the
major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
**To preview questions please click here.**
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
- Required Documents
**Your application package should include the following documents:**
- Resume - Your resume can be uploaded and attached to your
application or created using the USA Jobs on-line resume
builder. If you want to receive full credit for relevant
experience **your resume MUST contain** the job title (including
the occupational series and grade if it is Federal), duties,
starting and ending dates (month and year), hours worked per
week, and salary.
USAJOBS has guidance on how to ensure that you submit a complete
resume: If you have not written a Federal resume before, you may
watch this **Resume Writing Tutorial video** on the USAJOBS
YouTube channel, or read through a helpful **Resume Writing FAQ
article** on the USAJOBS Help Site to learn what details you
should, and should not, include in your resume. **If any of the
above information is not included in your resume we may not be
able to fully credit you for your experience.**
- A copy of your most recent SF-50 which shows your position
title, series, grade, step, salary, position occupied, and
tenure to verify Time-in-Grade/competitive status. If you have
previously held a higher grade and are applying based on that
grade you must provide a copy of the SF-50 showing you held the
higher grade and/or have promotion potential to the grade being
advertised. Do NOT submit award SF-50s.
- **Unofficial school transcripts, if the position has an
education requirement or if you are using education to qualify.
If selected for the position, you must provide an official
transcript before appointment.**
- Proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study, if applicable.
- A recent performance evaluation
- Proof of Veteran's Preference - DD214 (Member 4 Copy) if you are
requesting a special appointment authority, such as VRA or VEOA
- Proof of severe disability if you are requesting special
- Proof of eligibility for a military spouse appointment, such as
a permanent change station military order.
- Proof of eligibility for any other special appointing authority
not specifically mentioned here.
#### 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.
The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package that
includes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, health/life
insurance, accident insurance, and excellent retirement program
Please see Benefits at i.edu/OHR/benefits for a
- How to Apply
**Click on the \"Apply Online\" button on the upper right side of the
page.** Please Note:
- You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply
Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if
they are relevant to you).
- You may submit required documents by uploading them online
during the application process; ***OR*** You may manually fax
required documents. Faxes are received by an automated system,
not a physical fax machine. Documents that are faxed as part of
the application process must be sent with the system generated
cover sheet by the closing date. Documents faxed without the
system generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be
considered as part of the application package.
- The complete application package, including any required
documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources
on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern
- If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be
accepted with prior approval of the Contact Person listed below.
### Agency contact information
### Shontel Ruiz
Office of Human Resources
POB 37012, 600 Maryland Avenue, MRC 517
Washington, District of Columbia 20013-7012
Learn more about this agency
### Next steps
At the end of the application process you will be able to create and
save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment
questions. You may save this file as initial receipt of your
application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an
email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt. The
Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each
application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We
will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the
application review process. You may also check your application
status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab \"My
USAJOBS;\" e-mailing ...@si.edu; or by contacting the Office
of Human Resources Representative listed. **Additional
- Tips on applying for Smithsonian jobs are available
- The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.
- The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment
- Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.
#### Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543696200. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
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