Appraiser Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Army



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Appraiser – Multiple Locations
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 523231
Start Date: 10/18/2021
End Date: 12/31/2021

Qualification Summary
NOTE: This is a developmental position. The duties of this position lead to the full performance level of GS-1171-13. Incumbent may be appointed to the GS-11, GS-12 or GS-13 (depending on qualifications). If selected at one of the lower grades incumbent may be non-competitively promoted to the next higher grade upon (1) meeting all regulatory requirements; (2) certification by the supervisor of successful performance; (3) completion of all training requirements; and (4) the availability of work at the next higher grade level. Promotion is not automatic. 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 Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency 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 EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APostal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique AuthoritiesPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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. Minimum Qualifications for the GS-11: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting in the appraisal of residential, commercial, agricultural, and/or industrial properties for acquisition or disposal; performing appraisals of properties for lease, license; and preparing appraisal reports. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). OR Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: real estate, business administration, public administration, organizational management, or other closely related discipline. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. Minimum Qualifications for the GS-12: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes appraising properties utilizing one or more of the three approaches to value with competency in all approaches; complete appraisal and review assignments, including the appraisal of real estate interests such as fee simple, easements, partial acquisitions and water rights; experience with conducting appraisals of TWO or more of the following types of properties: agricultural, commercial, industrial, special purpose and residential properties in urban and rural locations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Minimum Qualifications for the GS-13: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience managing an appraisal program providing appraisals, appraisal reviews, cost estimates, gross appraisals, and valuation technical expertise; review appraisals ranging from simple to complex interests to ensure standard practices and procedures are applied and State vs. Federal Rules are properly interpreted; participate in reviewing established appraisal practices and procedures in developing and implementing new methods and analysis techniques. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). 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 for the GS-12 and GS-13 grade levels. Selective Placement Factor: This position has a selective placement factor for the GS-12 and GS-13 grade levels which must be met prior to employment and for continued employment. The GS-12 and GS-13 grade levels require the incumbent to possess a certified General Real Estate Appraiser license. Incumbent must possess and maintain this licensing for the duration of employment with the agency. You MUST upload a copy of your license to your application package. This selective placement factor does not apply to the GS-11 grade level. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Oral CommunicationProblem SolvingReal 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-09, GS-11 and/or GS-12).

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