Job opening: FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
Salary: $69 107 - 89 835 per year
Published at: Aug 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the facility operations manager responsible for overseeing all Officer Training School (OTS) training/academic facilities, dormitories, and field training sites. Leads a civilian and military team that manages facilities and ground maintenance contracts and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) for all OTS sites.
Plans and coordinates all work requirements to maintain OTS buildings, infrastructure, and field training sites.
Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
Implements and evaluates programs to manage safety risks, fire safety risks, facility response to emergencies, and to manage risks associated with physical security, and hazardous materials.
Oversees facility management resources including personnel, service contracts, space utilization, and information resources.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
- The work requires the employee to drive an assortment of motor vehicles. Must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate valid driver's license.
- This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use. This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Testing Program.
- Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety.
- Incumbent of this position is subject to the possibility of a random drug test.
- This is a Mission Essential (ME) position performing a Mission Critical Function (MCF) which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions.
- IAW, DoDI 3020-42, Defense Continuity Programs. This position may be designated mission essential based on local conditions.
- Mission essential personnel report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release.
- Serves "on call" and may be required to be available after duty hours when problems arise. The incumbent is subject to call seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
- A pre-employment physical examination will be required.
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions as Administrative and Management Positions and Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR), for GS 1640 Facility Operations Services Series.
BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT:
Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration
Specialized Experience (for positions above GS-5): Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
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.
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.
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.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-9, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge to apply the full range of principles, concepts, and practices concerning facilities and equipment operations sufficient to plan, coordinate, direct, and monitor facility operations to determine facility and grounds maintenance and repair needs; prepare statements of work; serve as the COR; and oversee a program involving limited technical issues and specific and well defined objectives; Knowledge of the full range of principles, concepts, and methods of facility administration sufficient to inspect facilities to evaluate use patterns and identify maintenance or restoration requirements; and coordinate and assist engineers to ensure adequate maintenance or restoration of buildings and grounds with minimum disruption; Knowledge of fire protection and electrical codes and standards, fire protection concepts, containment and smoke removal, automatic sprinkler systems, water supply sources, fire evacuation and shelter operations as applicable to training facilities and expeditionary training sites.
EDUCATION: Successfully completed a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. with a major study in engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of experience and education may be used to qualify for this position. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and practices concerning moderately complex technical requirements for
facilities and equipment, to include of safety and security practices for government facilities and organizations.
2. Knowledge of government purchasing processes to include contracting regulations and best practices.
3. Skill to determine deficiencies from physical inspection and from submitted requests, sometimes improperly in
incompletely filled out by inexperienced users, and prepare complete documentation for new construction or repair
and alteration projects.
4. Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to include the ability to deal with diverse populations from
educationally disadvantaged or vocationally underdeveloped to college graduates and DVs, is necessary.
5. Ability to quickly and accurately recognize deficiencies and devise corrective actions with limited resources, if
needed. Ability to read and interpret paper- or computer-based engineering drawings and schematic diagrams, and to use
automated systems to retrieve, maintain, and update documents and records.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:
If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST
submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here
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Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
- Address Maxwell AFB
50 Lemay Plaza South
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]