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Job Title: Facility Operations Specalist
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Denver, CO
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Construction, Mining and Trades, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Law Enforcement, and Security, Military, Real Estate, Sports and Recreation, Logistics, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Facility Operations Specalist
  • Applies facility management skills, principles, and methods to optimize OCC's investment in building, structure, and installed real property.
  • Serves as the focal point for all facility-related maintenance, project, and logistics support requirements.
  • Performs physical security work by inspecting, analyzing, and evaluating security systems.
  • Maintains a log of action with suspense controls, and inspects repairs to ensure work order completion.
  • Ensures compliance with all certification, safety, fire prevention, and physical security program requirements.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday
Telework: Not available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: 054810
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/12/2018.

Individual Occupational Requirements: Applicant must meet the following basic requirements to be further considered for this position. This information must be verifiable in your application package.

Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration.

OR

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.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS - 11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS - 09. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS - 09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing a comprehensive facility project management team.
  • Experience in performing space planning efforts to include staff and department relocations, facility renovations, construction, and office furniture reconfigurations.
  • Managed scope writing, contractor oversight, and project close out.
  • Solicited bids/quotes for performance of work within authorized limits, and served as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for repair and construction projects.
  • Skilled in coordinating with other organizations (for example, GSA) to change plans, methods, and procedures to prevent problems.

OR

Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.

OR
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Administration and Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Project Management


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; 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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work frequently involves inspections away from the workstation. Inspections require moderate physical activity such as climbing ladders, bending, stooping, crouching or crawling in limited spaces, etc.

None

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

  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Service Connected Rating Letter
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/12/2018.

Individual Occupational Requirements: Applicant must meet the following basic requirements to be further considered for this position. This information must be verifiable in your application package.

Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration.

OR

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.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS - 11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS - 09. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS - 09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing a comprehensive facility project management team.
  • Experience in performing space planning efforts to include staff and department relocations, facility renovations, construction, and office furniture reconfigurations.
  • Managed scope writing, contractor oversight, and project close out.
  • Solicited bids/quotes for performance of work within authorized limits, and served as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for repair and construction projects.
  • Skilled in coordinating with other organizations (for example, GSA) to change plans, methods, and procedures to prevent problems.

OR

Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.

OR
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Administration and Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Project Management


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; 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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work frequently involves inspections away from the workstation. Inspections require moderate physical activity such as climbing ladders, bending, stooping, crouching or crawling in limited spaces, etc.
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