Job Title:Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer
Agency:Architect of the Capitol
Job Announcement Number:WP-PPM-2014-059
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, March 13, 2014 to
Monday, March 31, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|This is an Excepted Service position and does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status -
Permanent, Full Time|
|1 vacancy in the following location(s):|
Washington DC, DC View Map
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from all U.S. Citizens.|
About the Agency
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.
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.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- You must be able to pass a drug test.
- Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
- You must meet the definition of specialized experience.
DUTIES:Back to top
This position is located in the Planning and Project Management Branch and the incumbent serves as the Deputy Director of the Sustainability, Energy and Water Conservation Division.
***THIS POSITION MAY BE FILLED BY EITHER A ENGINEER OR A ARCHITECT***
-Provide oversight and administration of broad, emerging and/or critical agency programs or operations regarding engineering, sustainability and energy conservation.
-Direct and manage large-scale agency programs and operations to efficiently achieve specified goals and objectives.
-Evaluate current and proposed programs and operations and recommends actions to initiate, modify, or discontinue projects as needed.
-Serve as a sustainability advisor on a broad range of inter-disciplinary development and design activities and on various programs and events with particular emphasis on the full range of engineering disciplines and agency sustainability, energy and water conservation initiatives.
-Provide managerial direction to, and evaluation of, large scale, high performance energy management and sustainability programs including long range engineering, planning, and investment decisions in real property assets and their effect on the environment.
-Coordinate with the Department of Energy and other governmental counterparts/agencies in the dissemination of information regarding their programs in the areas of sustainability, energy, and applied research.
***You MUST provide a copy of your degree or transcripts. Failure to do so will disqualify you from consideration***
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You must meet the United States Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) qualification requirements (including specialized experience and/or educational requirements) for the advertised position. You must meet all eligibility and qualifications requirements by the closing date of the job announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on the OPM web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
The Office of Personnel Management has identified the following minimum educational requirements for this position:
Successful completion of a professional engineering degree from an ABET-accredited college or university. –or- Successful completion of a degree with curriculum in differential and integral calculus, with additional courses in five of the following seven areas of engineering science of physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics; or electronics.
Your resume will be evaluated based on evidence of your ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for this position, possession of any specialized experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the self-assessment questions in the job announcement. The self-assessment questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies:
1. PROFESSIONAL SCIENTIFIC OR ENGINEERING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES
2. ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY TECHNICAL COMPETENCE
3. PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
5. ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
Your responses to the self assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating. You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions. Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume and optional cover letter. Your resume must support your answers to the self assessment questions. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or disqualification for further consideration.
Please note that a complete application is required for consideration. (Please review the “Required Documents” section of this job announcement to see what must be included in a complete application).
Specialized experience: is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.
Candidates for the GS-15 grade level must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower (GS-14) grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
-Planning, designing or leading engineering projects
-Providing technical direction for development, acquisition, or test and evaluation efforts for energy and sustainabilityprojects
-Preparing technical and programmatic plans for sustainability projects
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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