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Job Title:Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Architect of the Capitol

Hiring Organization: Supreme Court

Job Announcement Number:SC 2013-107

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, May 24, 2013 to Tuesday, May 28, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1640-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

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.

CORE VALUES:

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=MBCRD.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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

The employee is the Assistant Facility Manager for the Supreme Court Buildings and Grounds, and assists the Facility Manager and Deputy Facility Manager of the Supreme Court Building and Grounds with the management, operation and maintenance of the facility.
Directs the work of the trade shops including Electricians, Elevator Mechanics, Gardeners, A/C Equipment Mechanics, Pipefitters, Decorative Plasterers, Masons, and Decorative Painters. Applies a technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical and structural engineering in directing contractors.
Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit. Plans work to be accomplished by the approximatley 30 employees of the Supreme Court workforce as well as additional temporary and seasonal employees.
Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.

Determines the maintenance requirements of various kinds of facilities, physical plants, and equipment. Coordinates and directs facilities operations maintenance and upkeep efforts, including the work performed by a variety of trades and labor employees.

Monitors contracts to ensure satisfactory progress, to assure compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract, and to identify problems that threaten contractor performance.

Analyzes requirements to maintain and operate various kinds of facilities, physical plants, and equipment.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to supervise.

Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions.

Ability to develop and promote a diverse workforce.

Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to facility maintenance, utilization, and operations.

Ability to perform contractor oversight for facilities construction, repair, and maintenance.

MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifying experience for the GS-13 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-12 level that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: (1) 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. (2) 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. (3) 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.


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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:

DAY POSITION WITH ALTERNATE WORK SCHEDULE AVAILABILITY

SHIFT MAY CHANGE DUE TO OPERATIONAL NEEDS OF MANAGEMENT

LOCATION: Architect of the Capitol, Office of the Facility Manaager, 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 AVUE 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 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., located at 441 2nd & D Streets, Southwest, Washington D.C., Room 178 for technical assistance in entering your application on the computer. You may call 202-226-7000 for directions.

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

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of 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 Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty (DD-214), or other proof of eligibility; Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference (SF-15), if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable.

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 460 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.

This is an Excepted Service position in the Architect of the Capitol, a Legislative Branch agency of the Federal government. The position does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status.

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.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

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.

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.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-VERIFY system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or must be authorized to work in the United States.

Supervisory trial period required.



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=MBCRD.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Paulette Ellis
Phone: 2022266047
Fax: 0000000000
Email: jobapps@aoc.gov
Agency Information:
Architect of the Capitol
2nd and D Street, SW
FHOB, RM. H2-178
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20515
US
Fax: 0000000000

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Job Announcement Number:

SC 2013-107

Control Number:

344225100