Field Operating Offices of the Office of the Secretary of the Army Realty Specialist (Recent Graduate) in Fort Worth, Texas

Field Operating Offices of the Office of the Secretary of the Army
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Fort Worth, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Recent Graduates

Opened Tuesday 10/11/2016 (13 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 10/24/2016 (0 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: This position is part of the Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System (ACTEDS) and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of Army. The incumbent will serve as a Realty Specialist trainee with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

  • This is a Career Program (CP) #18 position.
  • Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program.

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The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.

After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position. To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:

  • Successfully complete at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
  • Demonstrate successful job performance.
  • Meet the Office of Personnel Management's qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted

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Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program Eligibles Positions are open to

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years (or will complete no later than December 2016) a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
  • Preference eligible veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.

As a Realty Specialist (INTERN) you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

• Participate in developing plans for the acquisition, management and disposal of real property interests. • Provide real property management support services by conducting research and coordinating with other more senior Realty Specialists. • Review, analyze and make recommendations and justifications regarding requests for leases, licenses, permits, easements, out-grants, disposal and changing utilization of property. • Prepare standard rights of entry, out-grants, permits easements, licenses, and leases to other government agencies, private corporations and individuals. • Prepare reports by inputting data into appropriate authoritative information systems and real estate licenses and leases renew, keeping all data current including taskings, projects, acquisitions, disposals, suspense, in all aspects of the appropriate authoritative information systems real property and real estate.

Incumbent works under closer supervision and works in a developmental capacity performing assignments and completing training, both of which are aimed in preparing the incumbent to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties outlined in the aforementioned job description. The incumbent receives progressively more responsible assignments as experience and training are received to the next higher level position.

Travel Required
  • 25% or Greater
  • Up to 25% or greater Business Travel required.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Payment of moving expenses is authorized subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must sign a mobility agreement if selected.

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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: 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. To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: assisting in reviewing, analyzing and making recommendations regarding leases, licenses, permits, easements, or disposal of property; or, assisting in responding to verbal or written inquiries, complaints, demands or claims concerning real estate matters; or, assisting in the negotiation of contractual agreements involving the acquisition and management of various interests in real estate, including commercial properties and agricultural land. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).


  • Superior Academic Achievement for GS-07:Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with Superior Academic Achievement. Applicant must meet one of the following provisions for superior academic achievement: 1. A standing in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision. 2. A grade point average of "B" (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent for (a) all courses completed; or (b) courses completed during the last two years of the curriculum. 3. A grade point average of "B+" (3.5. on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent based on (a) the average of the required courses completed in the major field; or (b) the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. 4. Election to membership in one of the national honorary societies (other than freshman societies) that meets the requirements of the Association of College of Honor Societies. Grade point averages will be rounded to one decimal point. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0, and 2.94 will round to 2.9. NOTE: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) was taken on a pass/fail or similar basis, your S.A.A. claim must be based on class standing or membership in an honor society and you must provide evidence of your class standing or honor society membership with your application.


  • Education Substitution for GS-07:Successful completion of at least one full year of graduate-level education that would have equipped the candidate with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work of the position. One year of graduate coursework is 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours.


  • Applicants Combining Education and Experience:

  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.

  • Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include documentation to support U.S. equivalency.

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  • 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.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Personnel security investigation required.
  • If selected, official college or university transcripts must be submitted. However, unofficial transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.
  • Recent Graduates must sign a Participant Agreement with the Agency.
Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • 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 Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Noncompetitive promotion potential to target grade. This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to the target grade of the position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management.

Salary Range: $42,375.00 to $55,088.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-1170-07/07

Promotion Potential: 11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Student/Internship Program Eligibles

Control Number: 452001900

Job Announcement Number: NCAT166666211814291PR