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  1. Overview
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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Supervisory Facility Management Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:NEBB13582293902812

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, June 05, 2013 to Tuesday, June 18, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1640-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Silver Spring, MD United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current Army Civilian Employees with competitive status (includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment)

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

Who May Apply:

Current Army Civilian Employee - I am a current Army employee with competitive status (includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment). (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1") (NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package)

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Business Travel (TDY) 5%
  • Payment of PCS not authorized

DUTIES:

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·        Plan the overall use of assigned personnel and other resources (i.e., equipment, facilities, materials, and tools) of an organization to accomplish work operations.

·        Participate in the year-to-year planning of organizational work operations.

·        Determine the overall resource requirements involved in accomplishing an organizational mission, to include: personnel, facilities, equipment, materials, and tools.

·        Plan the allocation of organizational resources and the distribution of work.

·        Analyze the work plans developed by others and the status of work being accomplished in relation to overall organizational/schedule requirements.

·        Organize, coordinate, manage, and/or direct the work activities of assigned personnel.

·        Assign and explain work requirements, set deadlines, and/or determine the sequence of work operations to be followed.

·        Direct the development/procurement of specialized tools and equipment needed within an organization or shop setting.

·        Balance an organization's workload, shifting assignments and other resources as needed to achieve the most effective work operations.

·        Analyze work accomplishments, costs, and personnel utilization in order to evaluate the progress of work, to reduce or control costs, and to anticipate and accomodate potential problems.

·        Determine efficiency/effectiveness of employee placement and conduct formal appraisals of all work performance.

·        Determine training needs of all assigned personnel within an organization.

·        Initiate and participate in the review and improvement of work methods, organization features, and the structuring of positions in order to eliminate those that are considered unnecessary and optimize those that remain.

·        Assure that appropriate work accomplishment, cost, and other administrative records are maintained.

·        Manage the operating capabilities and maintenance requirements of a physical plant and its equipment.

·        Ensure that safety, security, environmental, fire, and/or maintenance policies are implemented within a physical plant.

·        Maintain all policies, regulations, and procedures that govern operations within a physical plant.

·        Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspections of all facilities and structures to identify safety, security, and fire prevention violations.

·        Recommend corrective action in regards to any identified violations and set the suspense for the correction of violations.

·        Assist site users in resolving problems by obtaining necessary logistical support (e.g., provision of supplies, equipment, and/or materials).


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Basic Requirement: Education: Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration. OR Experience: 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.

Specialized experience required:  In addition to the Basic Requirement listed above, to qualify, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level which prepared you to do the work in this job.  Specialized experience is defined as: (1) Experience planning, coordinating, managing, and/or directing a variety of work operations; (2) Experience coordinating/directing the work of subordinate personnel; (3) Experience supervising a team or group of employees; and (4) Experience managing the overall effective use of equipment, materials, and/or methods within a physical plant.

 

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Skill in planning program operations
  • Personnel Management
  • Skill in supervising other personnel
  • Knowledge of physical plant operations

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-12 grade (or equivalent).


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

 

Other Requirements:  Click here for expanded definitions.

    ·        Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

    ·        You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

    ·        One year trial/probationary period may be required.

    ·        Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

    ·        Secret Security Clearance

    ·        Business Travel (TDY) 5% of the time

    ·        Weather Essential

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility, qualification, and quality ranking for this position. If your responses to the eligibility and qualification questions result in a determination that you are not eligible or not qualified, you will receive no further consideration. If your responses result in a tentative determination that you are eligible and qualified, your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.



OTHER INFORMATION:

• Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
• The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants.  Annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They are not eligible for retirement contributions or to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan, nor to a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period.  Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package.
Your complete application packages must include:

1. Your resume:

  • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. Your responses to the online questionnaire
3. Documents to support your eligibility category(ies) (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents. If you are unable to upload your documents, you may submit them by fax.  Download and complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 902812.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online, you will need to provide the same information obtained in the online process.  You will need three documents to complete this process:  the Occupational Questionnaire, the scan response form, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Occupational Questionnaire (OPM Form 1203-FX), and a separate document described in item #3. below. 

1. Download the scan response form, OPM Form 1203-FX, from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

2. View Occupational Questionnaire.  Use this information to guide you in completing the OPM Form 1203-FX.  Note that you may be instructed to leave some responses blank on the scan response form.

3.  On a separate document, please identify which position(s) on your resume (include title, organization, and employment dates) support any response of “E” ("I am considered an expert in performing this task...."). 

Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with your required and supporting documents, to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire in Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one.  When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. 

It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.


The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.




REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which support your eligibility category or categories.  If your eligibility category is listed below, you must provide the documents described for that category.  If your eligibility category is NOT listed below, contact the Central Resume Processing Center for assistance.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further. 

Applicants Relying on Education to Qualify: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience.  If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."

Eligibility Categories

Veterans:

  • Veterans' Readjustment Appointment (VRA) eligible or Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) of 1998 eligible: You are required to submit DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4).
  • Disabled Veterans: You are required to submit DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4), a completed SF-15, Claim for 10-Point Veteran Preference, AND a letter from the Department of Veteran's Affairs certifying an OVERALL SERVICE- CONNECTED DISABILITY of 30% or more. The OVERALL rating must be identified on your certification letter.
  • Future Military Retirees*: You are required to submit a copy of your retirement DD Form 214 OR a copy of your retirement letter AND a copy of your terminal leave letter OR certification document**.
  • Future Military Separatees*: You are required to submit a copy of your most recent DD Form 214 OR certification document** OR a copy of your most recent active duty orders AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable).

* Active duty military members who are selected may not be appointed unless on terminal leave before the effective date of employment.
** The “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.

More information about Veteran's Preference is available at http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp.

Current Permanent Federal Employee:  You are required to submit a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) showing your current Pay Plan/Pay Schedule, Series/Occupational Code, and Grade/Pay Band. If you are a current temporary/term employee who previously held a permanent Federal position see below.
Former Permanent Federal Employee:  You are required to submit a copy of the most recent SF-50, which shows your appointment eligibility for the position for which you are applying. Your tenure in Block #24 of the SF-50 will be 1 if you attained career status OR Block #24 will be 2 if you were a career-conditional employee.
Applicant with Disability(ies):  You are required to submit proof of disability in the form of written certification from a licensed medical professional, OR a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, OR any Federal agency, State agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.
ICTAP Eligible:  You are required to submit a copy of your reduction-in-force notice and a copy of your most recent SF-50 showing your current pay plan/pay schedule, series/occupational code, grade/pay band, and duty location.
Military Spouse Preference: You are required to submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 and a copy of your Military sponsor's PCS orders.

Interchange Agreement: You are required to submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (or equivalent) providing information pertinent to your appointment eligibility for the position to which you are applying.
Overseas Family Member Appointment: You are required to submit a copy of your sponsor's PCS orders.
Former Overseas Family Members Eligible for Career-Conditional Appointment under E.O.12721: You are required to submit a copy of your SF-50(s) and sponsors PCS orders.


PLEASE NOTE:  Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than yourself.  You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application.  You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected, to confirm your eligibility.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
DA NER Fort Detrick
ATTN PECH-NER-I
1541 Porter Street
Frederick, MD
21702-5000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If you provided an email address, you will receive email notification as soon as you submit your application.  Your responses to the online questionnaire will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  Based on your responses, if you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, you application will receive no further consideration.
Your responses may be compared to the documents you submit.  The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficent information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.
For questions regarding the status of your application, eligibility or qualifications determination contact the Central Resume Processing Center at usarmy.apg.chra-ne.mbx.applicanthelp@mail.mil.


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Job Announcement Number:

NEBB13582293902812

Control Number:

344792600