Director-Facilities Property and Safety Management

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Reston, Virginia
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 31, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary-Management, Office of Facilities, Property and Safety Management in Reston, Virginia. Is responsible for executive leadership, management and administration of the Indian Affairs facilities management & construction; property management; and safety & risk management and provides program services to BIA, BIE and their field locations.

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Responsibilities

  • Provides executive leadership and guidance for the facilities management, property management, safety/occupational health programs, and real property leasing program.
  • Provides expert counsel, advice, and recommendations to the DAS-M on the overall life cycle development of facilities to include construction, improvement, operation and management, and safety/occupational health programs.
  • Represents the office at designated hearings, conferences and other significant public forums pertaining to facility design, construction and management, property management, and safety/occupational health programs for all activities.
  • Directs, evaluates and appraises facilities management, property management and safety/occupational health programs for compliance with Federal, state and local laws and guidelines, as well as Departmental policies, standards and procedures.
  • Provides oversight for the Education Construction program which provides for replacement of total or major portions of existing facilities where rehabilitation, upgrade, or repair of existing facilities is not economically feasible.
  • Provides oversight and direction for the Bureau's Facilities Improvement and Repairs program, which is focused towards eliminating critical health and safety hazards in Bureau facilities.
  • Provides oversight to assure the annual inspection of boilers and fire protection systems at all Indian Affairs locations are completed. Assures the review and resolution of major and unusual problems are consistent with policies.
  • Provides executive leadership and guidance over the policies and procedures established for the management of the Structural Fire Protection and Safety programs within the organization.
  • Provides executive leadership and guidance over studies and analyses to formulate Indian Affairs positions on Department of the Interior property agreements, policies and procedures.
  • Provides oversight and direction to ensure the planning and implementation of scheduled review and oversight studies and analysis of property management activities, including real and personal property inventories and fleet management inventories.
  • Provides executive leadership and direction for fleet management, excess and surplus acquisition of real and personal property, utilization, storage and disposal of Indian Affairs-wide property, including firearms and ammunition.
  • Provides executive direction, policies, and procedures for real property leasing. Oversees the lease contracting officer who plans, executes, and manages all direct leases and GSA occupancy agreements.


Travel Required

50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.
  • The applicant selected for this position will be required to file a Financial Disclosure Report, SF-278, and the supplemental form, Confidential Statement of Employment and Financial Interest, DI-278. All forms must be filed within 30 days.
  • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Must complete a 1 year SES probationary period if not previously completed.
  • If you are a male applicant 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.
  • Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 3 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.
  • Veterans Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.


Qualifications

As a basic requirement, applicants MUST demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors automatically disqualifies an applicant.

You must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of an executive. To be considered for this position, all applicants must address each of the Technical Qualifications and the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) listed below in the application documents you submit. Unless you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the Senior Executive Service, or have successfully completed a Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program approved by OPM and been certified by OPM, you must submit a narrative statement covering each of the Executive Core Qualifications listed below in addition to the Technical Qualifications. Your examples should be clear and concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts. Each Technical Qualification and each Executive Core Qualification must be addressed separately and submitted with your application. The narrative addressing ECQ's must follow the format provided at www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2010.pdf or you will not receive consideration. Your narratives of the Technical Qualifications may follow this format as well. Narrative Statements for the ECQs must not exceed 10 pages . Technical Qualification Statements may not exceed 2 pages per qualification. If you exceed these limits, you will not be considered. If you do not submit narrative statements addressing the ECQs and Technical Qualifications for this position, you will not receive consideration.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS :

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: You must have demonstrated an ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

Leadership Competencies: Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: You must demonstrate the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This ECQ involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resource strategically.

Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This ECQ involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating

FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS :

1. Demonstrated ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the full range of functions related to the construction of new facilities and major rehabilitation of existing facilities, including equipping, operation, maintenance, fire protection, and code compliance for buildings (including housing), utilities and grounds.

2. Demonstrated ability to plan, direct and coordinate the full range of functions related to property management, including fleet management, excess and surplus acquisition of real and personal property, cataloging, utilization, storage and disposal of property, including special consideration for firearms and ammunition.

3. Demonstrated ability to plan, direct, and coordinate a Federal real property leasing program in compliance with Federal laws and regulations, and General Services Administration (GSA) guidelines.

4. Demonstrated ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the full range of functions related to managing an effective occupational safety and health program for facilities in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. These facilities include educational (i.e., schools), detention and corrections facilities, and office buildings.

Note for Current and/or Former Political Appointees: Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-Career SES employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the Human Resources Office within your application package.

Education

Additional information

Established in 1824, Indian Affairs is the oldest bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Within the government-to-government relationship, Indian Affairs provides services directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts to 567 federally recognized tribes with a service population of about 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles not currently employed in Federal service may be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(a)(7). Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligibles. For more information about Indian preference or to obtain BIA Form 4432 application instructions, please visit:https://www.bia.gov/jobs

Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (P.L. 93-579): This information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

Salary: The Department of the Interior structures its SES positions into categories to determine the minimum pay for each position. This is a Category 4 position. The minimum pay for this position is $151,633 per annum. Pay is set based on consideration of the selectee's current salary and other factors. All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.

Social Security Number - Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you. Failure to provide your Social Security Number on your application will result in your application not being processed.

Note for Current and/or Former Political Appointees: Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-Career SES employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the Human Resources Office within your application package.Financial Disclosure: The applicant selected for this position will be required to file a Financial Disclosure Report, SF-278, and the supplemental form, Confidential Statement of Employment and Financial Interest, DI-278. All forms must be filed within 30 days after the selection for this position.

If you are unable to apply online, require reasonable accommodation in the application process if you are an applicant with a disability, or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants who meet all the mandatory executive and technical qualifications will be evaluated by a panel of SES members to determine the degree to which they possess each of the listed qualifications. This evaluation will determine which applicants are best qualified. Total background, including experience, education, awards, self-development, and training will be reviewed. This information will be obtained from the application package, including the required narrative statements for the Technical and Executive Core Qualifications described above.

You may preview the assessment questions here in the https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10492285 .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on (closing date). Please note for individuals in other time zones, the closing time is 11:59 Eastern Standard Time.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:

1. REQUIRED: Your resume - it must contain information sufficient to make a valid determination that you fully meet the specialized experience requirements as stated in this vacancy announcement. Insufficient information will result in a not qualified rating. It is recommended that you include the following information:
  • Full name, mailing address, and day and evening telephone numbers
  • Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type and year of any degrees received
  • Information about your paid and nonpaid work experience related to this position including:
    • Job title (include series and grade if Federal job)
    • Duties and accomplishments
    • Employer's name and address
    • Supervisor's name and phone number
    • Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year)
    • Salary
    • Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor
    • Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments

2. REQUIRED: Narrative Statements addressing each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) and Technical Qualifications - experience (paid and unpaid), education, training, awards, and/or self-development activities as related to each. Each ECQ and each Technical Qualification must be addressed separately. Please refer back to the Qualifications and Evaluation Section of the vacancy announcement for further guidance on preparing Narrative Statements. If you do not provide these narrative statements you will lose consideration for this position.

OR

If you are a graduate of an approved SES Candidate Development Program, you must include a copy of the OPM certification of eligibility and a narrative statement addressing only the technical qualifications.

OR

If you are a current or former SES member, you must submit documentation of your SES status and a narrative statement addressing only the technical qualifications.

This document MUST be submitted using "ECQs and Technical Qualifications" or "Other" as Document Type.
REQUIRED: BIA Form-4432 (if claiming Indian Preference for Employment). A copy of this form can be obtained at www.bia.gov/WhoWeAre/AS-IA/OHCM/index.htm or by calling the servicing human resources office on (202) 208-2825. REQUIRED: If you are a current Federal employee, a copy of a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, that indicates Federal status, grade, tenure, and type of service. Please remove your social security number and date of birth. If you are a current or former (within the last 5 years) political appointee, including Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-Career SES, please submit documentation of your appointment, including a copy of your SF-50. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: A copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal (from either the Federal or private sector). Please remove your social security number. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Candidates are requested to complete the DI-1935, Applicant Background Survey, on a voluntary basis. Information will be used solely to review compliance with Federal law. Failure to complete this form will not affect consideration. The form can be found online at www.doi.gov/pmb/eeo/upload/dio1935.pdf .
The application package must be received on-line via USAJobs before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (Washington, DC time) on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application, you will not be considered. Requests for extensions will not be granted. If applying online poses a hardship for you, please speak to a Servicing Human Resources Office for assistance, prior to the closing date.

Instructions for Applying Online:

To begin, click the blue "Apply Online" button near the bottom (or right) of this screen and follow the prompts to register, answer a few questions, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov and click on "My Applications". Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, narrative statement and other supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144 and use the official FAX coversheet found here http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf

REMINDER: ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59pm ET (Washington, D.C. time) ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT (closing date).

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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