Job Overview


About the Agency

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

More than once selection may be made from this announcement.


  • Plans, directs, monitors, and manages the operations of a zone involving 10-60 building and facilities services, custodial, laborer, material handling, and equipment operating staff.
  • Assists in the day-to-day oversight of a large cleaning operation, labor and moving services, special event coordination, material handling, and heavy equipment operation and services.
  • Performs supervisory functions such as developing performance plans and standards; evaluating, training, counseling and coaching staff; ensuring staff safety, explaining Smithsonian and OFMR goals, policies, and procedures; resolving informal complaints or grievances, and initiating personnel actions.
  • Coordinates with customers, contractors, other units of OFEO, and other building/zone staff; determines the materials, and number and type of workers needed to complete immediate and long-range work.