Position Details

Realty Specialist (FW1600-VA-001)

ID: FW1600-VA-001 Location: Falls Church, VA Posted Date: 2/27/2024 Agency: FWS
Wage/Hr: $66.79 Hours/Week: 15 hrs/week - Estimated 390 hrs     Minimum Age: 55

The Fish and Wildlife Service Experienced Services Program was established to create a unique partnership to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The Fish and Wildlife ESP connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the Fish and Wildlife Service to provide scientific, technical, and administrative services in support of the Fish and Wildlife Service priority multiple-use related programs and authorities. The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as Enrollee and are not employees of FWS or National Experienced Workforce Solutions (NEW Solutions). NEW Solutions is the ESP Non-governmental organization (NGO) responsible for administrative aspects of the Program, and the Enrollees work under Fish and Wildlife Service direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out the Fish and Wildlife Service mission. Fish and Wildlife Service ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current, to access new training opportunities, to engage in gainful project-based positions, and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy and their own financial security. Background security investigation may be required prior to start date. Location, hours and hourly pay are noted in this position description. FWS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for approximately 390 hours at 15 hours per week. (this is subject to change based on budget and other factors). Local Applicants Only - This position will be performed onsite at the USFWS office in Falls Church VA.


This ESP candidate will review, organize, and make recommendations regarding Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (MBCC) records for scanning and sending to National Archives and Records Administration facilities.

  • Review, organize, and make recommendations regarding MBCC meeting records. 60%
  • Review, organize, and make recommendations regarding MBCC project files. 20%
  • Review, organize, and make recommendations regarding MBCC general and/or correspondence files. 10%
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: verifying scans for quality assurance, inventorying records, assisting with records packing for contract scanning and/or transfer to NARA facilities, and more. 10%


Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in USFWS Division of Realty, including extensive experience in preparing or processing proposal packages for Migratory Bird Conservation Commission review and approval OR BA/BS Degree

  • Expert knowledge of Realty land acquisition and Migratory Bird Conservation Commission procedures, workflow, and documentation.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel


  • Information Management and Technology (IMT) Awareness online course via DOI Talent.
  • Candidate Monitor will support and provide on the job training, as needed.
  • Physical requirements: Ability to lift boxes of records up to 15 pounds to a maximum of chest height.

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NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.