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Job Title:  Supervisory Facilities Operations Specialist
Agency:  Export-Import Bank of the United States
Job Announcement Number:  D021-13-RMG-854641

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year
Monday, March 11, 2013 to Friday, March 15, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
United States Citizens


Be part of a dynamic, self-supporting Federal agency with a nearly 80-year record of supporting U.S. export-related jobs and over $50 billion in export sales in 2012. Work in the heart of Washington, DC two blocks from the White House across from the McPherson Square metro station.

The Ex-Im Bank is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to help to maintain and create U.S. jobs by supporting the financing of exports of U.S. goods and services to international markets. Ex-Im Bank enables U.S. companies, large and small, to turn export opportunities into real sales.

The selectee will serve as the Director of Capital Planning and Facilities.  He/She will function as a technical expert and project manager, and as the Bank's senior representative to the General Services Administration (GSA) on the planning, development, and implementation of the Bank’s major capital facilities projects, leasing, building renovation space allocation, workplace design and development, move management, repair and maintenance, and operating services. Organizationally, the Director of Capital Planning and Facilities will work under the general direction of, and reports to the Senior Vice President for Resource Management and will administratively manage the Office of Administration and Security.


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Obtain and maintain a top secret clearance
  • Random Drug Testing
  • You may be required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period
  • You may be required to serve a one year probationary period


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This position is located in the Resource Management Group, Office of Administration and Security. The Office of Administration and Security is responsible for the review management, and coordination of major new construction or improvements, alteration, maintenance, and repair projects to existing buildings and facilities, and the acquisition and management of additional facilities, including planning, construction, space management. The selectee will manage operations of all facilities, including space planning, construction, budget planning and management, negotiation of lease or occupancy agreements with landlords, facilities operations and fixed asset management. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • For the period 2013-2016, serving as lead agency representative on the $150 million historical renovation of Ex-Im’s headquarters at the Lafayette Building. Manages agency-wide move including fit-up. Additionally, manages planned 35% expansion of staff including acquisition of additional space at headquarters and 10-15 new field offices throughout the US.
  • Independently planning and developing short and long-range and multi-year space planning and management goals, and develops and manages required budgetary and personnel resources to meet the Bank’s mission and goals. Participates with management team in developing Bank-wide strategic plan and other integrated planning documents. Works with the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and GSA to obtain needed budget.
  • Serving as Project Manager and/or Contracting Officers Representative (COR) on a wide variety of projects. These projects include planning, construction, budget and schedule management, maintenance, and repair of facilities and associated utility systems. As Project Manger or COR, maintains communications with Contracting Officer, and assures compliance with contract documents.
  • Conducting investigations and studies to formulate and present reports and formal briefings concerning the status and adequacy of agency architectural construction, plans and projects (i.e., from the preliminary planning stage through project completion), and workplace design. Anticipates and plans for future needs.
  • Negotiating and managing leasing occupancy agreements for headquarters and field facilities.
  • Responsible for developing policies, standards, and procedures relating to all workplace functions of facility operations management: building operating services, health and safety and environmental management.
  • Functioning as Alternate Agency Sustainability Officer, involving environmental and ecological (green) approaches and technologies.
  • Administratively manages the Chief of Security, HSPD-12, building, personnel, and document security; COOP lead and coordinator; clearance and suitability; and adjudicator for clearances.
  • Acting as Administrative budget officer which includes forecasting and managing a $13 million annual budget, providing services, tracking obligations, and serving as COTR.
  • Overseeing travel, copy and messenger, Metro subsidy services.


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Individual Occupational Requirement:

1. Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- civil engineering, property management, or construction management.


2. Specialized Experience: Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:

  • Managing 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 programs.
  • Conducting surveillance activities over construction and maintenance operations performed by a variety of private contractors, including reviewing project plans and specifications for workability, informing contractors of construction and reporting requirements, and supervising operations for conformance with project plans.
  • Performing maintenance or construction work, including estimating material and labor costs for a variety of construction or maintenance projects (such as construction or maintenance of brick, frame, structural steel, reinforced concrete, and other type structures ranging from one- or two-story buildings to larger structures), directing actual work operations, and maintaining appropriate contacts with the organization funding the project.


GS-15: To qualify for the GS-15 position, applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level of GS-14. Specialized experience includes managing office, educational complexes, hospitals, capital planning and operations, or other special-purpose installations, including capital and budget planning, construction management, and construction and lease negotiations with landlords or tenants; responsibility for construction management of major facilities, including budget, construction rebuilding, problem resolution, and reporting and presentations to senior executives; management of major office renovation project; management of enterprise-wide move including, workspace design, including space planning, budget and execution.


All requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


Using the Category Rating system, applicants will be evaluated on their resume as it relates to the position along with the Specialized Experience required. The competencies required should be reflected and demonstrated by the extent and quality of your experience, education and training in your resume. Based on the evaluation of your resume you will be placed into one of the following three categories:

Best Qualified applicants demonstrate an outstanding proficiency in the needed competency on review of the application package by a Subject Matter Expert(s) and/or evaluator(s).
Well Qualified applicants demonstrate an excellent proficiency in the needed competencies based on review of the application by a Subject Matter Expert(s) and/or evaluator(s). (This category must be met to be considered under ICTAP procedures)
Qualified applicants demonstrate and meet the basic qualifications based on review of the application by a Subject Matter Expert(s) and/or evaluator(s).

To preview the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link View Assessment Questions.


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We offer an attractive benefits package to include health, life insurance, retirement, 401(k) like plan, and metro subsidy. Additional information for Federal employee benefits can be found here.

Relocation benefits are not authorized.


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to:

Application of Veteran's Preference: The Category Rating Method does not add veteran's preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% must be listed in the highest quality category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Qualified) provided no preference eligible is in that category unless the objection or passover requirements of 5 USC 3317 (b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959 , you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé.
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire.
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below).

Applications will only be accepted online or by fax. If you are unable to apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 854641. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you need assistance applying online or by fax, please contact OPM at


The following documents are required:

1. Your Resume (applicants are required to submit a resume with job title, series/grade (if federal employee), duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, starting and ending dates of employment, number of hours worked per week, and annual salary)
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:

  • Veterans Preference Documentation (a DD-214, a letter from the VA (for disabled veterans), and an SF-15), if applicable.
  • College transcript(s).


ExIm Recruiter
Phone: (202)565-3300
Agency Information:
Export Import Bank of US
811 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC


After all application packages have been received, we will review your application to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information in the Occupational Questionnaire and may interview best-qualified applicants.

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