Project Manager (Interior Design)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 23, 2021
Closes
Jul 28, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Facilities and Administrative Services Staff (FASS) provides dedicated facilities management, logistics management, and administrative support service for the Offices, Boards and Divisions as well as Justice Building Management, Personal Property Management, Real Property Management, Environmental Program, Energy Management, Occupational Safety & Health Program, Aviation and Fleet Policy, and the Workers' Compensation Program.
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Responsibilities

The primary purpose of this position is to perform and manage interior design projects for the DOJ Offices, Boards, and Divisions (OBDs), in leased and federally owned facilities. This position has a full performance potential of GS-13. At the full performance level, the incumbent will perform the following:
  • Determine specification practicability for complex or costly projects as well as prepare statement of work or other binding specification or acquisition performance standards.
  • Develop and validate procedures and checklists used by personnel in completing program or project tasks.
  • Serve as an authoritative source of information and advice within the organization concerning interior design.
  • Evaluate design objectives and employs innovative approaches to meet project needs and requirements.
  • Serve as a trouble-shooter or consulting interior designer, providing technical advice and guidance to the contractor regarding new or complex aspects of assignments or in performing the work required by the contract.
  • Perform project management duties for a variety of interior design projects at different facilities and structures.
  • Perform interior design duties pertaining to OBD projects and the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) building to promote employee productivity, health, and welfare, and the health and welfare of the public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, commensurate within the scope of the position description.


  • Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    13

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
    • You will be required to complete a pre-employment security investigation and background check which includes a drug screening.
    • You may be required to complete a one-year probationary or trial period.
    • Selective Service registration is required for males born on, or after, December 31st 1959. Those not registered should have an approved exemption on file.
    • You must meet all eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement and continue to meet these requirements throughout the hiring process. Offers can be rescinded if requirements are not met.
    • Additional selections may be made from this announcement, for up to 90 days, if openings occur in other offices serviced by Justice Management Division.
    • Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines.


    Qualifications

    To qualify for the position of Project Manager (Interior Design), (GS-1008-12/13), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to the series and grade you are applying to.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education

    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- interior design or other field that included or was supplemented by at least 30 semester hours in interior design, interior architecture, or interior environmental design; or passage of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) examination.

    OR

    Experience

    Experience that required the performance of work concerned with the design and alteration of interior spaces to meet functional and aesthetic needs such as:
  • Identifying, researching, and creatively solving problems pertaining to the function and quality of the interior environment.
  • Performing services relative to interior spaces, including programming, design analysis, space planning and aesthetics, using specialized knowledge of interior construction, building systems and components, building codes, equipment, materials, and furnishings.
  • Preparing drawings and documents relative to the design of interior spaces in order to enhance and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
  • Coordinating and integrating the mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering disciplines within the interior context.
  • Managing projects, developing cost estimates, evaluating bid proposals, reviewing construction documents, participating in on-site construction visits, conducting pre- and post-occupancy evaluations, developing standards for efficient space management, etc.

  • SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

    For the GS-12, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service. At a minimum, specialized experience must be in or related to the following:
  • Assisting in the development, managing, and/or balancing of interior design project plans, budgets, and schedules; AND
  • Applying procurement knowledge and experience in managing contracts involved with interior design projects.

  • For the GS-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. At a minimum, specialized experience must be in or related to the following:
  • Developing, managing, and/or balancing of interior design project plans, budgets, and schedules; AND
  • Applying procurement knowledge and experience in managing contracts involved with interior design projects; AND
  • Determining and/or establishing interior design parameters for the development of project plans and designs.

  • You MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/27/2021.

    Your resume must support your responses to the questionnaire and qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.

    Education

    This position has a positive education requirement for basic qualifications that may be substituted with experience. The education requirements are as follow:

    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- interior design or other field that included or was supplemented by at least 30 semester hours in interior design, interior architecture, or interior environmental design; or passage of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) examination.

    To further review OPM's qualification standards to include the experience substitution, please click on the link below:

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1000/interior-design-series-1008/

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements :
    Education must be reviewed and certified by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be creditable toward your qualifications. Therefore, you should provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
    Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For more information about this requirement, please visit the U.S. Department of Education website for Foreign Education Evaluation .

    All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

    Additional information

  • CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAMS ( CTAP or ICTAP ): For more information visit: USAJOBS Career Transition Programs
  • VETERANS AND MILITARY SPOUSES: Please see USAJOBS Veterans Preference for more details.
  • REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Our policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/manual-and-procedures-providing-reasonable-accommodation
  • DOJ EEO STATEMENT: The U.S. Department of Justice fosters an inclusive and diverse workforce, find our EEO statement online at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you were born male, on or after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov .


  • How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):
    • Interior Design
    • Planning and Evaluating
    • Project Management


    Career Transition Programs ( CTAP or ICTAP ): These programs apply to Federal and/or DOJ employees who meet the definition of surplus or displaced from a position in the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
  • Meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria;
  • Be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and
  • Submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.


  • Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Documentation requirements may vary from applicant to applicant based on your eligibility claims.
    For example, Veteran documents would be required only from applicants claiming Veteran's Preference. It is your responsibility to carefully review the list of document descriptions below, to see which documents are required for your application.

    ALL APPLICANTS : You must submit a detailed resume containing the following pieces of information for each job listed:
  • official position title,
  • employer name and contact information,
  • start and end dates ( including month and year ),
  • a detailed list of duties & accomplishments,
  • your highest salary (or grade/step) achieved, and
  • the number of hours worked per week (or indicate full-time).
  • If you're unsure about what to include in your resume, please review the USAJOBS Resume Writing Tutorial on YouTube. You are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder , as this will ensure you're including everything that is required.

    If you are claiming a Veterans Preference eligibility:
  • When claiming a Veteran's Preference, you must submit your last DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) form, specifically the Member #4 Copy, indicating dates and character of service and discharge type.
  • If you are a V eteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30% or more , you will need to additionally submit the SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference) and a copy of your VA Letter stating your disability rating.
  • If you are the qualifying parent or spouse of a disabled, deceased, or deployed Veteran, and are seeking a derived preference eligibility, you must submit appropriate supporting documentation such as the Veterans DD-214, SF-15, VA Letter, and/or Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders. See Veteran Family Preference for more information.
  • For more information on each type of Veterans Preference, and the documentation required for each, see FedsHireVets .
  • If you are a displaced Federal employee claiming eligibility under CTAP or ICTAP :
  • You must submit your separation notice or agency RIF letter from your agency.
  • If you have not yet been separated, you can provide the letter of intent to separate you from the agency because of reduction-in-force.
  • See USAJOBS' Career Transition Programs for more information.
  • If you are using education to qualify for this position, or education is required :
  • You must submit a transcript, which may be unofficial, as long as it contains a full listing of courses, credit earned, grade and grade-point-average, subject area, degree(s) earned, and dates of award.
  • Your transcript must come from a nationally-accredited educational institution recognized by the Department of Education.
  • If submitting a foreign transcript, you must have the transcript reviewed by an approved foreign education review organization recognized by the Department of Education.
  • Please do not submit electronic transcripts with documentation security protection, these may prevent our application system from accepting and processing the document.
  • More Info:
    USAJOBS - What documents might I need to provide?
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