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Job Title:Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Architect of the Capitol

Job Announcement Number:WP BG-2014-023

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

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SALARY RANGE:

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

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 to Monday, November 18, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1640-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Public

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) 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 553 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 also provides professional expertise on the preservation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to its 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 commitments 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 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=YKYDF.

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DUTIES:

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

This position is located at the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG), Operations Division. The incumbent has full responsibility for ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of all facility operations and maintenance of the USBG buildings, vehicles, gardens, and grounds.


The incumbent coordinates work operations among subordinate units making changes in work assignments to improve workflow and increase productivity. Prepares plans to meet substantial changes in workload; proposes and justifies revisions in staffing levels, work priorities, and deadlines. Analyzes work requirements and determines staff resources, equipment, and other resources needed to accomplish work assignments.


Ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of all facility operations in USBG buildings, grounds, and vehicles. Establishes and maintains an equipment baseline to develop and support a preventive maintenance program. Formulates and recommends required maintenance program changes. Conducts research and analysis of buildings and grounds to locate and solve potential or unusual problems. Investigates, researches, and employs new technology and energy efficient systems, components, and equipment.


Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Resolves informal complaints and grievances. Develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary. Provides advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate. Takes positive steps to further the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO) to ensure accomplishment of EEO objectives.
Develops, plans, and implements facility maintenance budgets, both long term and annually. Reviews and approves facility maintenance purchases from Operations Division supervisors.


Develops and implements procedures and techniques necessary to ensure that contract requirements are satisfied, including statements of work. Determines the most desirable applications of repair and construction principles with current cost, priorities, contract schedules, and support requirements. Process bid questions and coordinates requests for proposals (RFPs). Monitors and approves project submittals, schedules, performance status, and progress of work performed. Certifies satisfactory work completion and ensures compliance with established standards.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to communicate in writing.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions.

Ability to supervise.

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

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

Ability to use analytical methods to evaluate facility requirements.

Ability to perform project management work.

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:

LOCATION: Architect of the Capitol, US Botanic Garden, Operations Division

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).

REQUIRED FORMS MUST BE ATTACHED AS TEXT, PDF, OR IMAGE FILES TO YOUR APPLICATION PROFILE.

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.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EST (EASTERN STANDARD TIME) 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.

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DRUG TESTING:

The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide, and cover the cost for the drug test.

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

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.


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=YKYDF.

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
US Botanic Garden
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20515
US
Fax: 0000000000

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Job Announcement Number:

WP BG-2014-023

Control Number:

354380100