FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

Location
Augusta, Maine
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Sep 25, 2020
Closes
Oct 30, 2020
Job Type
Permanent
Manages Others?
No

Job details

Salary

$64,009 - $83,210 a year

Job Type

Full-time

Part-time

Full Job Description

    Duties Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1270000 and is part of the ME DFE (CFMO), National Guard.


    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters-State (JFHQ-S), Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO), Planning and Programming Branch. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical and administrative support work in operating and maintaining buildings, grounds, and other facilities, to the Planning and Programming Branch.

    b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    (1) Supports of the installations management program by assisting the Master Planner. Ensures that the state meets Department of Defense (DoD), Army, and state standards for master planning. Assists in development of the state Army National Guard (ARNG) long-range plan to structure and prioritize the number, size, content, and potential mix of ARNG installations and facilities to support current and projected force structure. Provides input for the planning and developing of long-term real property acquisition, development, and construction projects for the state. Assists the branch chief in the short, mid, and long term planning of ARNG facility resources. Coordinates with a variety of agencies, both internal and external, on issues pertinent to planning for ARNG installations and facility management. Assists the Master Planner in developing, maintaining and managing the CFMO input to the Long Range Construction Plan (LRCP), State Capital Planning (SCP), and the Military Construction, National Guard (MCNG) program as it pertains to the state ARNG Master Plan. Works with other planning/programming activities (i.e. State Planning Board and Joint Service Reserve Component Facility Board (JSRCFB) in identifying requirements and facility shortfalls. Confers with design/utilities personnel and firms in utility studies to determine status of utility systems and land use to ascertain their capabilities to support future development and generates project listings to support those requirements. Ensures all MCNG/Un Specified Minor Construction (UMI) projects are coordinated with historical and environmental personnel as required. Ensures all plans/decisions developed by other state ARNG staff elements adhere to and take into account Real Property Master Plan (RPMP) vision and focus.

    (2) Researches, drafts, maintains, and coordinates the state's Military Construction (MILCON), UMI, and Facility Program (FP) program documents. Receives, verifies, and coordinates approval of all ARNG initial requests for construction and maintenance/repair projects. Investigates MILCON, UMI, & FP requirements to determine propriety. Develops project scope, prepares project estimates, drafts economic analyses, and drafts programming documents. Recommends location and sitting of facilities, identifies and/or recommends appropriate funding sources, and submits proposed projects to appropriate authority for final approval and funding authorization. Assists in the preparation and submission of the annual Installation Status Report (ISR) Part I. Develops, coordinates, programs, and budgets for construction, maintenance and repair projects for ARNG facilities.

    (3) Assists in the development, maintenance and updating of ARNG Energy Programs. Identifies possible energy conservation measures and promotes the use of Energy Conservation Programs (ECP), and Energy Conservation Savings Programs (ECSP). Researches energy providers, new energy systems and technology, state, and federal regulations. Researches the economic impact of energy laws, policies, new technology/equipment, and advises staff of impacts. Researches, prepares staff analyses, cost estimates, decision briefings, and other presentations on new technologies to include computer hardware/software, peripherals, network telecommunications systems, construction materials, techniques, building components, energy conservation techniques, systems and programs; physical security systems, techniques, devices etc.

    (4) Assists the Realty Officer (RO) in the management of ARNG real property; in the acquisition, management, and termination of real property interests; maintenance of real property accountability; Facilities Inventory and Support Plan (FISP) and other real property inventories; and the validation of real property quantities.

    (5) Ensures work is in compliance with governing federal, state and local laws and ARNG policies, procedures and guidelines. Maintains close liaison with senior ARNG commanders and directorates, state and local government authorities, Corps of Engineers and the National Guard Bureau.

    (6) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    1640 Facility Operations Services

  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
    • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
    • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
    • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
    • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
    • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
    • Must obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
    Qualifications

    PLEASE NOTE: Position is Indefinite and may be converted to permanent at a future time with no further competition.

    **Position may be terminated with a 30-day notice due to lack of funding.

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

    AREA I - All permanent and indefinite Officer and Warrant Officer and Enlisted Technicians in the Maine Army National Guard.

    AREA II - All Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted of the Maine Army National Guard.

    AREA III- Those eligible to join the Maine Army National Guard as an Officer, Warrant Officer, or Enlisted.

    Military Grades: Officer, Warrant Officer and Enlisted

    Compatible Military Assignments: OFF: BR 01A WMOS: 011A

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, or skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records. Experience using computer and automation systems.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

    GS-09

    Must have at least 24 months experience, education or training which demonstrates the knowledge of, and skill in applying, principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient to: design projects that have applicable precedents or plan approaches to perform assignments using well-established occupational methods, techniques, processes, and precedents.

    GS-11
    Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training which demonstrates the knowledge of, and skill in applying, a comprehensive range of principles, concepts, and practices concerning equipment, facility, or service operations with complicated technical requirements that have no clear precedent or plan. Experience overseeing and implementing a program involving the identification and resolution of difficult issues or problems. Experience preparing budgets based on plans for maintenance, repair work, new construction alteration projects, replacement of existing equipment, or increase in services and processes to ensure program effectiveness.

    Education

    If you are using Education to qualify for this position,

    You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    GS-09


    1. Knowledge of estimating and contracting procedures.

    2. Skill in dealing with representatives of other agencies, contractors and suppliers in the private sector.

    3. Ability to make cost and budget analysis and project operating expenditures.

    4. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

    5. Ability to evaluate operations and isolate areas for improvement.

    GS-11

    1. Knowledge of estimating and contracting procedures.

    2. Skill in dealing with representatives of other agencies, contractors and suppliers in the private sector.

    3. Knowledge of maintenance and construction techniques.

    4. Ability to assign responsibilities and delegate authority.

    5. Ability to evaluate operations and isolate areas for improvement.

    6. Ability to gather and organize various data, distinguish priorities and plan further contingencies.

    7. Knowledge of established policies, procedures, and regulations regarding fire prevention, security and safety programs.

    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    It is highly suggested that applicants address the General and Specialized Experience required of the position within their resume or on a separate document. All information provided during the application process will be verified. Failure to address all General and Specialized Experience requirements may result in non-selection for an interview.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Clarification from the agency

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: AREA I - All permanent and indefinite Officer and Warrant Officer and Enlisted Technicians in the Maine Army National Guard. AREA II - All Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted of the Maine Army National Guard. AREA III- Those eligible to join the Maine Army National Guard as an Officer, Warrant Officer, or Enlisted.