To qualify for this position, you must have at least:
One year of specialized experience in facility/building maintenance equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service, or comparable pay band in other pay systems. This experience could have also been obtained in the private sector, but must be equivalent to the GS grade identified. The specialized experience is demonstrated in the performance of duties such as analyzing a maintenance program for office or apartment building complexes, hospitals, recreation facilities, military, or other special-purpose installations, including planning maintenance activities, and developing preventive maintenance program; developing cost estimates for the replacement or repair of equipment or facilities; gathering and analyzing data related to facility conditions and/or real property inventories; and providing advice and guidance on safety and occupational health and regulations and policies as they relate to the maintenance of facilities.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
Qualifications must be met by the Closing Date: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by Monday, November 26, 2012.
Education: If you are using education to qualify for this position, transcripts (unofficial) ARE required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement for substitution of education for experience. Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
· Background Investigation: You may need to successfully complete a background investigation before appointed into the position.
· Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
CATEGORY RATING: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, Qualified.
Your rating will be based on both your entire application package as well as the responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your category rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position.
Your application will be evaluated based on your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
-Knowledge of the full range of building maintenance procedures, such as preventive maintenance tasks and scheduling, troubleshooting, minor construction oversight, and building/construction codes.
-Knowledge of the full range of administrative and logistic procedures such as financial budgeting, equipment purchasing and accountability, safety procedures and contracting.
-Ability to lead, direct, manage and/or supervise other employees.
-Ability to develop procedures, policies and specifications relating to Facilities Maintenance and Supply Management operations.
-Ability to communicate in writing.
Information for Veterans: Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.