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Facility Operations Manager, GS-1640-15

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Oct 7, 2023

You will serve as the Division Chief for the Facilities Operations and Support Division and provide oversight of the entire Coast Guard (CG) Shore Plant valued at approximately $24B. In addition, you will provide direct technical and administrative supervision of 5 personnel (4 civilians and 1 military). Additionally, you will provide programmatic guidance to the Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center (SILC) organization in the areas of Facilities Operation Services, Housing, Corporate Facilities Service Support Contracts, Facilities Levels of Services, Shore Energy and Resilience, and Advanced Metering.

Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:
  • Developing policy relating to all aspects of Shore Asset Management configuration management, Base Operating Support Service and Regional Service maintenance contracts, corporate Family Housing and Representational Facilities maintenance strategies, Shore Energy capabilities, facility physical security and Civil Engineering IT system cyber security capabilities, and government vehicle fleet management.
  • Developing and implementing CG enterprise policy, standards, resource proposals and technical/management guidance for the Facility Operations program across approximately 476 CG shore locations comprised of 6,000+ buildings and 14,000+ structures. Facilities Operations covers a broad scope of technical and functional areas, including operational level maintenance of shore infrastructure, housing maintenance, vehicle and mobile equipment maintenance, grounds maintenance, pest control, environmental management (hazardous materials and waste management), shore safety programs, and shore-side firefighting services.
  • Developing performance-based outcomes, program measures and metrics for the shore portfolio that facilitates assessment of outcomes and allocation of resources to optimize support to CG missions; overseeing the collection and evaluation of data; assessing the validity of program measures, data quality, and the effectiveness of program execution during the evaluation of this data.
  • Providing facilities management oversight to the SILC Business Operations Division and Engineering Services Division, Headquarters Facilities Engineering Departments, Director of Logistics Commercial Support Services Division and BASE Facilities Engineering Departments, and Facilities Engineering Departments located at CG Air Stations and Sectors.
  • Providing enterprise management oversight to the SILC on the CG Vehicle Program.
  • Developing performance-based outcomes, program measures and metrics for the shore portfolio that facilitates assessment of outcomes and allocation of resources to optimize support to CG missions; overseeing the collection and evaluation of data; assessing the validity of program measures, data quality, and the effectiveness of program execution during the evaluation of this data.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Position requires a National Agency Check w/ Inquiries (NACI).

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.


To be considered at the GS-15 level: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes managing a maintenance program for a large facility to include 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; developing performance outcomes based program measures & metrics for a shore portfolio that facilitates assessment of program outcomes & allocation of resources.

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to the line of work.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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; 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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-372-0000. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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