Washington, D.C
May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022
Full Time

As a(n) STATE CONSTRUCTION AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT OFFICER (TITLE 32), GS-0301-13/14, you will perform but are not limited to the following duties:
Serves as principal advisor to the Adjutant General, Chief of Joint Staff, and the J4 on all aspects of State ARNG construction, facilities management, environmental, and other associated programs. Utilizes knowledge of management and organizational principles and practices in managing/directing program planning, development, administration, coordination, execution, and quality control of the programs, including policy development, project management, total requirements budgeting, contracting, and financial/cost accounting. Establishes local program policies/procedures; establishes/monitors internal program controls; and ensures uniform application/compliance with federal, state, and local law, ARNG policies, procedures and guidelines, and professional engineering and construction codes/practices. Guides are often inadequate in dealing with problems, requiring significant interpretation and seasoned judgment in modifying and extending guides, techniques, and precedents; in devising terms and conditions of acquisitions and projects; or balancing the application of the guidelines in relation to program or technical needs, business considerations, and the current economic climate. Develops long and short range plans, including the ARNG facilities
Long Range 25 year Master Plans and multi-million dollar Long Range Construction Plan (LRCP), considering operational trends, forecasting requirements, and source/proportional allocation of funds, manpower, equipment, and materiel. Facilities managed cost hundreds of millions of dollars to construct. Coordinates plans to ensure the availability of facilities/funds to maintain ARNG readiness/mobility and to meet other required military and civilian user needs. Makes decisions/commitments related to technical, administrative, and program management issues, such as, contracting out or performing work in-house; prioritizing new construction and/or maintenance projects; certifying the technical acceptance of completed work; referring real estate acquisition/disposal proposals or needs; and others related to environmental issues and personnel actions. Develops/maintains effective staff working relationships with other activities, such as USPFO, Logistics, Transportation, Communications, Safety, Training, and Personnel. Provides advice, guidance and program information to concerned staff and officials from within the NGB, ARNG, and other services; and maintains liaison with the Army Corps of Engineers, OSHA, EPA and other federal and state environmental agencies, and public officials. Works to develop and maintain effective media and community relationships. Directs program/project activities through a subordinate supervisory staff and a work force consisting of federal, state, and other full and part time employees, including a multitude of technical experts such as professional architects, engineers, engineering technicians, environmentalists, skilled craftspeople in highly diversified occupations, and persons in administrative specialties such as budgeting, contracting, data processing, real estate, and personnel.
Architectural & Engineering Activities: Prepares in-house and/or contracted architectural and engineering (A&E) master plans, construction/maintenance project plans, and specifications and bidding documents. Performs/directs the associated economic analyses and site development, and plans space utilization, considering factors such as military missions, manpower, equipment, and materiel; environmental impact; and overall costs/economic impact on the federal government, NGB, the state, and affected civilian communities.
Military Construction Program: Plans, develops, coordinates, and manages the states multi-million dollar ARNG Military Construction (MILCON) program through either state or federal contracting procedures. Identifies requirements for major construction projects, such as new armory, logistical, surface and air maintenance, administrative and training facilities. Determines project scope, prepares estimates/justifications, approves facility sitting/space arrangements, and ensures timely obligation of funds, which must be coordinated through a variety of sources, including signatures from other state agencies of Military Construction Cooperative Agreements (MCCA). Systematically evaluates contractor performance and certifies final technical acceptability.
Operations and Maintenance Facilities Program: Plans, develops, and executes the states ARNG facilities real property operations, maintenance, and repair program, which includes minor construction, modifications, maintenance, and repair of buildings, surfaced areas, and other ARNG structures, as well as utilities projects. Also plans, develops, and executes the budget for the state funds necessary for the matching portion of the program.


Conditions of Employment

  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Incumbent must complete the DoD Financial Management Program course instructions to meet the position?s required DoD Financial Management Program Certification, within two years of hire.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain the proper clearance type and level within one year of appointment according to DoD Personnel Security Program Management Directives.
  • Recruitment, Relocation, and Retention Incentive: Incentives authorized
  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is a Title 32 Excepted service position that does require military membership.
  • Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08) in accordance with DoD policies
  • This is a Financial Management Level Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, subtitle F-financial management, Section 1599d.
  • Work may require access to classified information. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.
  • The incumbent of this position description must have, at a minimum, a completed National Agency Check (NAC) prior to position assignment.
  • Irregular and overtime hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies.
  • The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial vehicles to perform temporary duty assignments.
  • This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration.
  • MANAGEMENT HAS THE RIGHT TO SELECT AT EITHER THE GS-13 OR GS-14 LEVEL. Applying to this position will serve as permission to be considered at either level.


Selected Reserve Incentive Program: Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP). This termination may be with or without recoupment of payments already made.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military rank and assignment in the District of Columbia Army National Guard. 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.

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You must possess at least one ( 1) year equivalent to at least the GS-12 level experience in the management in one of the following construction and/or engineering program areas (Contract Management, Planning and Programming, Design and Project Management, Resource Management, and Facilities Management).
FOR CONSIDERATION TO GS-14: You must possess at least one ( 1) year equivalent to at least the GS-13 level experience in the management in one of the following construction and/or engineering program areas (Contract Management, Planning and Programming, Design and Project Management, Resource Management, and Facilities Management).

MANAGEMENT HAS THE RIGHT TO SELECT AT EITHER THE GS-13 OR GS-14 LEVEL. Applying to this position will serve as permission to be considered at either level.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the minimum military rank as specified in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a DC National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Applicants applying to this position who exceed the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement. Please note that exceeding the maximum rank does not automatically qualify you for consideration. Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement.

Minimum Military Rank: O-5/LTC
Maximum Military Rank: O-6/COL

Other Requirements
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles, for the state in which they live or are principally employed, in accordance with Army and Air Force Vehicle Operations Directives.
  • Qualify to operate government motor vehicles and vehicular equipment for "Maintenance Purposes Only" according to Army or Air Force Vehicle Maintenance Operations Directives.
  • Must not have any disciplinary action (Article 15 or Court-Martial) on military records for engaging in an unprofessional or inappropriate relationship as defined in applicable DoD Instructions concerning Army and Air Force Professional and Unprofessional Relationships.
  • Must not have any Unfavorable Information Files, civil convictions (other than minor traffic violations), or open Inspector General investigations.
  • To maintain the position - The incumbent must have a current Network License according to Army or Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users and Certifying Network Professionals.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience- None

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 ( ).

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