Job opening: SUPERVISORY ARCHITECT
Salary: $136 832 - 177 885 per year
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a SUPERVISORY ARCHITECT in the Capital Improvements Business Line (CIBL) of NAVFAC NORTHWEST.
You will serve as supervisor for diverse and highly technical architects, interior designers, and a landscape architect.
You will serve as Architectural Technical Discipline Coordinator providing technical expertise, community management and regional interface for design, review, construction, and renovation of diverse projects.
You will provide guidance and assistance to other disciplines and business lines relative to architectural/ space planning/ building envelope.
You will manage the architectural, landscape architecture, and interior design workload and assignments for the branch.
You will resolve complaints from individual employees, resolves group grievances, investigates serious complaints and involves HRO as necessary to ensure timely and effective conflict resolution.
You will serve as a coach/trainer/mentor for all architectural design engineers and subordinates.
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
- Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
- You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain
the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
- You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report,
OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
- Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review
the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101
- This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to
travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
- This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field FACILITIES
ENGINEERING Level III. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
- Registration as a Registered Architect is required.
This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: You must currently be a Registered Architect (RA). Your registration must be held in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. You MUST provide a copy of your current registration with your application. A copy of a wall certificate that does not have an expiration date will not serve to verify this requirement.
In addition to the Selective Placement Factor for this position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Applying advanced architectural theories, concepts, principles and practices to provide innovative recommendations in architectural design; 2) Executing significant projects representing an important segment of the agency's facilities programs; 3) Providing consultations on architectural design and construction for complex facilities; 4) Coordinating various engineering and architecture disciplines to deliver advisory services accomplishing cost effective, high-quality design and construction activities; 5) Acting as discipline specific (architect) Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the agency by whom you have been employed; and 6) Serving as a supervisor for diverse and highly technical architects. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Applicants for the Professional Architecture Series must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:
Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree in architecture.
Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree in a field related to architecture that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.
Have a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings. The curriculum for a degree is in either architecture or architectural engineering and covers function, esthetics, site, structure, economics, mechanical-electrical, and other engineering problems related to the design and construction of buildings primarily (but not exclusively) intended to house human activities OR you lack a degree in architecture, but have 1 year of experience in an architect's office or in architectural work for each year short of graduation from a program of study in architecture that demonstrates that you have acquired a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional architecture. (Note - In the absence of college courses, 5 years of such experience is required).
- Address NAVFAC NORTHWEST
1101 Tautog Circle
Silverdale, WA 98314
- Name: Department of Navy EIC
- Email: [email protected]