Director, Office of Facilities Management and Reliability

Washington D.C.
May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Pass Pre-Employment Background Investigation.
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period.
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
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    A degree in engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration or a related subject-matter field; or a combination of education and experience with courses equivalent to a major as listed above, plus experience that provided knowledge of the practices and procedures related to facilities maintenance, property management, or building operation and repair. This experience may have been gained in work such as budget or report preparation, maintenance of property and financial records, or trades or crafts work requiring technical knowledge or judgment; or four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a four-year course of study as described above

    In addition, applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-15 level. The experience includes managing an extensive building operations and facilities maintenance program; or conducting surveillance activities over construction and maintenance operations performed by a variety of private contractors.

    The applicants that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

    1. Skill in leading a large and complex facility management program to include functions such as maintenance and repair of building systems, custodial and laborer services operations, snow removal, and safety implementations in an around-the-clock utilities operation.

    2. Knowledge and skill in executive-level program planning, budgetary process, and resource management including developing program/performance tracking and upward reporting systems, and establishing results-based performance measures.

    3. Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships and negotiate solutions that address varied and complex, and occasionally opposing interests among varied audiences.

    4. Skill in leading, supervising, and managing a multi-disciplined and culturally diverse workforce, including fostering teamwork and high morale; attracting, retaining, motivating, and providing guidance to a diverse workforce; and implementing EEO/Affirmative Action policies and programs.

    Receives general direction from the Director of Smithsonian Facilities. Independently develops and directs all aspects of OFMR facilities maintenance and operations programs and activities. Exercises a high degree of managerial and executive knowledge and abilities, and provides professional expertise in a broad field that encompasses management of facilities programs. Work is evaluated in terms of overall effectiveness in realizing program goals and objectives.

    This position has been reviewed to determine the level of POSITION SENSITIVITY. Based on the nature of the work, the position has been determined to be Public Trust/HIGH RISK. This designation will require 1) a pre-employment Security Agency Check (SAC) for the prospective incumbent; and 2) a subsequent comprehensive background investigation and favorable adjudication in order to continue in the position.

    The Smithsonian Institution does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization or other non-merit factors.

    The Smithsonian provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact person listed in this announcement. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

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

    The qualifications listed in this document will be used along with your resume and your responses to the questions posed in the electronic application process to determine the candidates who will move forward in the evaluation process. When crafting your responses to the questions, please provide concise, detailed information on your background and experience. Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria:

    Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies set forth above.

    Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies set forth above.

    Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies set forth above to a substantive degree.

    This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher.

    Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system will not be considered for this position.
    Important Note:
    Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to the major duties and qualifications criteria listed for this position.
    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the average number of hours per week spent in such employment.

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