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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Supervisory Realty Specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


About the Position: Serves in a dual capacity as Chief, Management and Disposal Branch, and Assistant Chief, Real Estate Division fully sharing responsibility to manage the USACE Pittsburgh District Realty program.


Serves as Chief, Management and Disposal Branch for planning, scheduling, directing, coordinating, advising, supervising, justifying, and reviewing Pittsburgh District real estate management and land management activities.

As Assistant Chief, Real Estate Division, plans, directs, administers, and correlates various projects and programs through subordinate branch and field project office(s).

Serves in a supervisory role, planning and assigning work of subordinates, interviewing candidates for positions, establishing performance standards, identifying training needs, and overseeing work of contractors.

Serves as acquisition source of information for scheduling, budgeting, and status of programs.

Coordinates, schedules and participates in the District's compliance, utilization and ERGO inspection programs.

Advises and assists District staff, Real Estate Division Chief, subordinates, sponsors, other agencies and the public as to unusual problems and renders decisions on controversial matters not accomplished at action level.

Conducts and/or participates in meetings with personnel of Federal, state, and local governmental agencies, corporations, companies, associations, HQ USACE, division office, etc., regarding all Management Section functional activities.

Coordinates and directs real estate support activities requested by the District Emergency Operations Center during real emergencies, or during exercises or drills.

Oversees the District's Outgrant Administration program, Real Property Disposal program, and Real Property Accountability Program.

Plans District real estate program consistent with overall work program and long-range objectives to be accomplished.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Civilian Employees of the OrganizationCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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 experience serving in a Realty Specialist or related position managing government real estate functions such as leasing, acquisition and disposal procedures, appraisals, easements, outgrants, licenses, and permits; Managing and negotiating projects with various types of property owners, Federal agencies, state, and local governments; Implementing and interpreting goals, plans, policies, and procedures to ensure government real estate activities support objectives and comply with Federal and State laws and regulations; Providing realty related training; Resolving conflicts arising from use of government land, buildings, facilities, etc; Ensuring real estate projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed on schedule and within budget. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12 or above). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

AccountabilityLeadershipReal EstateTechnical Competence Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).


For this position, you must qualify based on experience alone.

Additional Information

Male 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 (Resources and Construction) position You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. 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 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. Relocation/Recruitment incentive MAY BE authorized to highly qualified candidate. Must sign a service agreement if incentive(s) is/are authorized.