Appraiser - 12 Month ROSTER
Company: Department Of The Treasury
Posted on: January 22, 2023
WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL (LBI) DIVISION?
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Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
LB&I, Eastern Compliance Area
The following are the duties of this position at the full working
level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are
selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to
learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow
in this position.
* Performs unique, often controversial, and precedent setting
appraisals of real and personal property where the appraisal will
have significant tax impact, affect large segments of taxpayers,
and will involve intense public scrutiny, with potential to affect
legislative change. Provides expertise to government attorneys on
cases with probable litigation potential. Serves as expert witness
in U.S. Tax Court or U.S. District Court.
* Personally performs appraisals and reviews appraisals prepared by
recognized experts and authorities in the industry and other
valuation specialists in the group. Conducts conferences with
taxpayers, representatives, and experts to explain findings which
are often vigorously contested. Prepares appraisal reports which
represent the Service's position and documents conclusions with
accurate facts and arguments for unagreed issues.
* Examines and appraises extensive property holdings in estate
portfolios of prominent, recognized business, entertainment and
industry leaders often widely publicized and intensely
* Serves as a team member on CEP and large business examinations.
Identifies and develops significant issues which may be unusual and
unique, subject to interpretation and may be adopted as the Service
position in all similar cases. Issues are often complicated by
numerous layers of related corporations and partnerships, self
serving contracts and legal agreements, creative financing and
conflicting economic or business options and alternatives.
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been
gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service.
One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is
considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work
experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and
indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-13 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of
specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility
equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. To be
qualifying your experience must demonstrate knowledge of: Appraisal
principles and concepts needed to serve in a developmental capacity
as a technical authority where you will be required to analyze and
evaluate newly emerging valuation theories to establish conformity
with Service policies and industry standards; Experience using
knowledge of tax laws, regulations, rulings, and court decisions
sufficient to interpret law and apply it to valuation issues which
may be controversial and potentially precedent setting and where
recommended determinations may affect widespread segments of
taxpayers, industries and communities and involve intense public
and legal scrutiny; Experience applying knowledge to a broad range
of properties, interests and issues of the most complex nature and
unique characteristics that are often of a non-standard nature
(e.g., nursing homes, marinas, oil tank farms, racetracks) as well
as holdings in banking, brokerage and insurance industries, large
and foreign controlled corporations, real estate investment trust
(REITs) and large multi-million dollar estate portfolios of
prominent individuals. Experience addressing problems that include:
conflicting uses, complex legal problems, and structured agreements
and financing arrangements between multiple related entities which
disguise the substance of issues; Experience developing innovative
methods and techniques for estimating the value of properties with
unique and complex characteristics and proposing new or revised
policies and procedures.
MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: For positions above the
GS-05, applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements
to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the next lower
grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for
the grade you are applying for.
TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this
is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified
in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have
completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their
latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral
certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this
requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to
and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US
For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's
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