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Job Title:Facilities Manager

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Architect of the Capitol

Hiring Organization: Supreme Court

Job Announcement Number:WP SC-2013-033

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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SALARY RANGE:

$130,000.00 to $156,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, December 21, 2012 to Tuesday, January 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

SR-1601-01

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, Dist of ColumbiaView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Public

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the Architect of the Capitol is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 470 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC delivers professional expertise on the preservation and curation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to our care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov.

The AOC prides itself on our Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism.

The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitment to holding ourselves to the highest standards.

We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence.

We take great PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.


Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=MCTTI.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

This position is located in the Supreme Court, Buildings and Grounds. The incumbent maintains coordination with both the Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) and is responsible for planning, administering and managing maintenance, repair and construction activities.
The incumbent is responsible for the general leadership, supervision and direction of a workforce providing extraordinary facility management services. The employees are engaged in various skilled trades including electrical, elevator mechanic, plumbing, HVAC, painting, plastering, masonry, gardening and overall facility and grounds care.

Provides expert guidance, advice, and recommendations to the Architect of the Capitol, the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and the Marshal on problems and critical matters pertaining to the Supreme Court maintenance and operations. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with various high-level individuals, including Members of the Supreme Court and their staff, the Marshal of the Court, other legislative and executive agencies, executives of major corporations, and distinguished members of the public in order to advance the programs and objectives of the Architect of the Capitol.

Has overall responsibility and delegated authority for the oversight and administration of broad, emerging, and/or critical agency programs or operations in the Supreme Court designed to facilitate judicial business and promote a safe, healthy, and secure environment through the efficient use of resources, integrated facility planning, and sustainable practices.

Develops a Five-Year Strategic Plan that includes a comprehensive mission statement covering major functions and operations as well as general goals and objectives including outcome-related objectives, specific actions, timeframes, and empirical measures of success. Oversees development of annual updates covering each of the general goals and objectives in the strategic plan including quantifiable performance measures.

Plans, estimates, coordinates and supervises structural alterations, repairs, renovations and improvements in the Supreme Court buildings and grounds. Prepares preliminary plans and specifications. Ensures that a progress schedule is maintained and takes remedial action to ensure proper relationship between work efforts and total project development. Reviews resource estimates to ensure proper distribution of project resources. Keeps abreast of changes and cost variations from design through construction/installation to ensure timely completion within budget.
Collaborates with architects, engineers, estimators, and technicians in conducting studies for proposed projects. Discusses design problems with the Architect's staff and suggests solutions to problems encountered.
Identifies, investigates, and reports hardware, procedural, and documentation problems, anomalies, and discrepancies and monitors corrective action.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Results Driven

Building Coalitions

Business Acumen

Leading People

Leading Change

Demonstrated ability to communicate, collaborate, and build positive working relationships with senior clients at the SES equivalent level or Presidential appointee level.

In-depth executive management and facility management experience that demonstrated a history of success in managing and leading a workforce composed of skilled trade teams providing extraordinary facility management services. This position must have involved planning, directing, and managing a variety of facilities construction, renovation, repair, and maintenance projects.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Refer to Technical Qualifications

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must have extensive managerial/executive level experience responsible for planning, administering and managing work operations and maintenance activities for the structural, mechanical, and facilities management program of an entire organization. This experience must have involved the general supervision, administration and direction of personnel who work in the various skilled trades supporting the facility management program of a significant complex of buildings.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

Location: Architect of the Capitol, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Supreme Court Buildings and Grounds

THIS POSITION IS BEING FILLED THROUGH AN ON-LINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

To apply, go to www.aoc.gov or http://www.avuedigitalservices.com/aoc/applicant.html (Be sure URL is typed in all lower case).

ANY ADDITIONAL REQUIRED FORMS MUST BE ATTACHED AS TEXT OR IMAGE FILES TO YOUR JOB APPLICATION. FORMS RECEIVED BY FAX, EMAIL OR U.S. POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you are unable to apply on-line, you may visit our Employment Center for technical assistance in entering your application. The Employment Center is located at 441 Second & D Streets S.W., Washington, D.C., Room H2-178, and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may call (202) 226-7000 for directions.

Application submitted by any form of mail delivery will not be accepted.

DO NOT email, fax or deliver applications or forms for this vacancy. All applications must be submitted, and forms attached, on-line through AVUE Digital Services.

ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSE AT 11:59 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE.

The position serves at the pleasure of the Architect of the Capitol.

The position requires a top secret clearance. The incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a top secret clearance.

Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

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Applicants are required to prepare narrative responses to address each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and technical qualifications. You will see the Executive Core Qualifications under the "Technical Qualifications" heading when you apply for the position online in AVUE Digital Services.

The ECQs serve to assess executive experience and potential. They help determine whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed in a variety of executive positions. In addressing each of the ECQs, it is recommended that you structure your responses by describing a specific challenge, describe the context of the environment, action taken, and the outcome or results for such actions. Please provide examples for each area, where practical.

For guidance on how to prepare your narrative response, you may wish to visit the following U.S. Office of Personnel Management Website: http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2010.pdf

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***ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE U.S. CITIZENS***

Applications submitted by any form of mail delivery will not be accepted.

Applicants must submit a complete application package that is received by the closing date of this announcement.

The Office of the Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This Office prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, or disability.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

BENEFITS: A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holiday; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; subsidized transportation; training and development opportunities, etc.

Selected applicant(s) may be eligible to earn a higher annual leave accrual rate credit towards annual leave accrual based on prior non-Federal or uniformed service work experience. The amount of service credit will be based on specialized experience or qualifying experience that is provided on the applicant profile submitted. As such, if you are a new employee to the Federal Government or a rehire, it is important that you provide a work history that lists all directly related positions held, and it must include the dates of employment (month/day/year).

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable.

***ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE U.S. CITIZENS***



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=MCTTI.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Armetia Mobley
Phone: 2022268136
Fax: 0000000000
Email: jobapps@aoc.gov
Agency Information:
Architect of the Capitol
Ford House Office Bldg., Rm. H2-178
2nd and D Street, SW
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20515
US
Fax: 0000000000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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Job Announcement Number:

WP SC-2013-033

Control Number:

334280400