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    This position is located in Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Smithsonian Facilities (SF), Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR).  The incumbent for this position serves under the general supervision of the Director, Office of Facilities Management.  The employee is responsible for providing leadership, direction, planning, management and administration of complex facilities management, operations and maintenance functions within a zone.

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    • Plans, directs, oversees, evaluates and adjusts the work of the zone through subordinate supervisors and/or managers.
    • Performs a wide and complex range of technical and administrative building and facilities management services, including custodial and laborer services; operation, planned (predictive and preventive) and unplanned routine maintenance and repair of building systems (including heating, ventilating, air conditioning, electrical, painting, structural and plumbing), support for special events, pest control, snow removal, and agreed-upon exhibit or program support.
    • Develops or leads the development, evaluation and improvement of Smithsonian-wide standards, policies, plans and programs (such as Smithsonian-wide policies or standards for maintenance practices in historic facilities, cleaning and rigging operations used with certain kinds of museum collections, or policies and processes for monitoring, analyzing and measuring organizational performance related to facilities operations and maintenance).
    • Advises Building Director(s), occupants and OFMR and serves as liaison with other SF organizations on facility planning and management issues including construction, renovation, safety, space management, facility management policy, and maintenance.
    • Develops, implements, controls and identifies potential problems related to safety programs; coordinates and reviews the overall safety program for the zone and ensures effectiveness of safety initiatives, programs, policies, practices and procedures.
    • Develops, coordinates and monitors the budget of the zone. Participates in justifying manpower and dollar resources.
    • Assures that subordinate supervisors effectively carry out their personnel management responsibilities and administers a variety of policies to achieve management objectives in such areas as labor-management relations, employee development and training initiatives, diversity, and equal employment opportunity

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Limited travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544855500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.