Facilities Management Specialist

Washington D.C.
May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - 4-6 time per year, on average.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes PCS may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, agency policy and dependent upon availability of funding.

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.

    Drug Testing
    The position is covered under the Federal Substance Abuse Testing Program DOE Order 343.1. The tentative selectee must test negative prior to final selection for this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter.

    Security Clearance
    This position requires you to obtain and maintain a DOE 'Q' level security clearance/access authorization.


    A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level (or equivalent) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
    1. Experience managing facility operations to include facility construction, repair and maintenance, fire prevention, space management, mailroom operations, copier maintenance, and recycling programs. (OR)
    2. A Master's degree (or equivalent), or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a related field, (OR)
    3. A combination of education and experience.
    Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position.
    1. Knowledge of a comprehensive range of principles, concepts, and practices concerning equipment, facilities, and service operations.
    2. Knowledge of facilities management programs concerning construction and furniture design.
    3. Knowledge of administrative regulations and operating procedures.
    4. Knowledge of safety and security procedures.
    5. Ability to analyze facility and equipment requirements against customer needs.
    6. Ability to prepare budgets based on plans for construction, maintenance, repair work, and replacement of existing equipment and/or facilities.
    7. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing sufficient to present problems and provide recommendations for solutions.
    "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

    Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

    CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

    You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    EDUCATION: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US 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.

    The US Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
    •Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
    •Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links below or visit the FedsHireVets website.
    •If you are currently a military member on Active Duty, please refer to the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to see what documentation should be submitted to be considered for appointment under a special Veterans hiring authority.
    •More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
    •Some positions may require completion of a probationary period.
    •If you believe you are eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM CTAP/ICTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the CTAP or ICTAP programs, your application score must achieve a numerical score of 85 points (not including veterans preference points) on the job specific questions portion of the online questionnaire. You must also submit a copy of the agency notice of separation or intended separation, a copy of your most recent Performance Rating and a copy of your most recent SF-50.
    •Male applicants born after 12/31/1959, who are required to register with the Selective Service under section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act, must be registered (or must have registered at the time they were required to do so) in order to be eligible for appointment.

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

    The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications necessary for this position. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.

    We will also verify that you are eligible for Merit Promotion positions by reviewing your previous Federal employment to ensure you meet Time-in-Grade requirements. If you are eligible to apply to Merit Promotion announcements based on Veteran or other non-competitive statuses, we will verify your supporting documentation prior to referral.

    If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.

    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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    Drug test required No

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