Chief of Facilities Management

Washington D.C.
May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Only U.S. citizens may apply for employment consideration.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.
  • All required documents must be submitted by 11:59PM EST on closing date.
  • Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.

    All applicants must have 1 year of experience.  Experience is directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this position, referenced in the technical qualifications, that equipped the candidate with the scope and level of knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work.  This level of responsibility is typically found at the GS-15 or equivalent level in the Federal Government.  Eligibility will be based upon a clear showing that the applicant has had professional training and experience of the scope, level and quality sufficient to carry out the responsibilities of the position effectively.  You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.

    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): Address each of the following MTQ's separately.  MTQ Statements must provide specific examples that address relevant experience, accomplishments and evidence that you possess demonstrated superior technical and senior professional qualifications. Please note that the MTQs must be addressed individually and in narrative form. (Please see 'Required Documentation' section for more information) 

    (Maximum of 2 pages per MTQ):

    1. Do you have at least one year of experience, equivalent in responsibility to the GS-15 level in the federal service, managing facilities for one or more historic museum buildings, frequented by the public?

    2. Describe your experience managing one or more large and complex facilities.  Include in your description how/whether you managed temperature and humidity in tight tolerance, capital renewal, renovation, emergency preparedness, emergency response, MEP operations, housekeeping, maintenance, and long-range planning.  Also detail your experience performing each of those kinds of duties at the technical level, as well as at the managerial level.
    3. Describe your experience addressing safety, historic preservation, accessibility and code requirements in a museum or other culturally-significant facility.  What was distinctive about the facility(ies)?  Did any aspect of the facility pose a particular challenge and if so, how did you address it?

    4. Describe your experience leading, overseeing, and performing strategic and business planning, goal-setting, and organizational performance measurement. Describe how you initiated, directed and coordinated long- and short-range studies to meet changing facilities management requirements and priorities.  How did you innovate to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of facilities management?  How did you maximize use of staff, materials, utilities, and funding?  Did you accomplish things by directing others, or on your own?  What exactly were you planning for?  Describe the facilities or functions for which you were planning.

    5. Describe your skill in setting short- and long-term goals for yourself and others.  How have you ensured that the activities of a team are well-integrated with those of other teams?  How have you planned a year or more ahead of time, and then delivered on that plan?  Address the way and frequency with which you have collaborated with others to achieve something bigger than one person can achieve.  Elaborate on methods and outcomes related to generating new ideas for opportunities and initiatives to advance an employer’s goals.  How has professional development and education factored into the way you lead others?  How do you keep up to date on the latest information in your field?  Describe the way you supervise and mentor others, including the full range of hiring, supervising and terminating as circumstances warrant.

    6. Describe your experience with managing an annual budget of $10m or more.  What were the sources of the funds?  Were there multiple funding streams with multiple restrictions?  Describe controls for funds and deadlines for obligations.  What software did you use to manage funds and budget?

    Note: Your experience must be detailed in your resume and MTQ responses to receive full credit.

    EDUCATION: Are you using education to qualify?

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

    You must provide documentation supporting your education claims.

    Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

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

    Applications will be evaluated against the resume and mandatory qualifications requirements. The candidate's total background, including experience, education, awards, self-development and training will be reviewed in determining the degree to which he/she possesses each of the qualification requirements. You will not be considered for this position if you fail to submit qualification statements specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualifications requirement. Please do not say "see resume." Failure to meet any one of the mandatory qualifications requirements will eliminate a candidate from further consideration. A preliminary review will be made by NGA Human Resources. Candidates will be evaluated for this position by a screening panel composed of a diverse mix of senior level executives and/or equivalent selected for organizational and/or functional backgrounds relevant to this position. The panel discusses each application and reaches consensus as to the Best Qualified, Well Qualified, Qualified or Not Qualified candidates. Only the individuals in the Best Qualified category will be referred to the hiring official for interview.

    If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.                                                                                             

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