"Pay Plan, Series & Grade: MS-301-15
Agency: Department of Mental Health, Saint Elizabeths Hospital
Area of Consideration: Unlimited
Opening Date: 10-04-2012
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
First Screening Date: 10-18-2012
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.
Duration of Appointment: Management Supervisory Service (At-Will)
Number of Vacancies: One (1)
Salary Range: $98,285 - $137,599 per annum
Promotion Potential: None
Tour of Duty: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Brief Description of Duties: The incumbent of this position serves as Director of Hospital Operations and exercises responsibility for managing, directing, supervising, and overseeing through subordinate supervisors the Office of Hospital Operations and the various functions performed by the office to include:
Engineering and Maintenance: These functions include minor construction, improvement, maintenance, repair, and operation of buildings, facilities, equipments, and utilities within limitations established by the DMH in order to provide quality environment of care to all patients, staff, and visitors. Areas of responsibility include the maintenance and repair activities of all SEH facilities to include mechanical equipment and systems, electrical equipment and systems, preventive maintenance, and building facilities. In addition, this function maintains and services utilities, such as lights, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and construction (in-house, and contractual) issues, to provide the maintenance necessary for the care of organization facilities, and maintains the grounds through the administration of contract support and SEH staff.
Logistics and Materials Management: This function includes all housekeeping services for multiple buildings, transportation, postal, laundry, materials management and supply.
Safety: The responsibility of these functions includes planning and advisory work to develop and implement policies, procedures, and methods for protecting property, facilities, and operations; controlling access; providing safety consultation; providing ground and facility patrols; providing patient/staff escort; conducting special investigations; providing traffic management; identifying the need for protection and safety; developing and maintaining methods to enhance protection; and providing specialized safety activities. The function also is responsible for the development of safety policies and procedures for the new hospital, including advising the contractor on specific safety requirements and ensuring that the physical structure includes such requirements and is the principal advisor to the hospital transition team on safety issues which must be considered in plans to move patient, hospital staff, and equipment to the new hospital. Safety functions include planning, developing, and implementing a program of consultative, technical, training, and evaluative services related to hospital facilities and staff, analyzing staff accident data to identify potential agency safety issues and recommending correction action, and developing and coordinating the delivery of safety training as necessary
Basic Requirements: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Specialized experience is experience which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
Selective Placement Factor(s): None
Submission of Ranking Factors: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors. Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
Ranking Factor #1: Knowledge of, and skill in applying, a comprehensive range of principles, concepts, and practices concerning facility administration sufficient to evaluate, adapt, or modify procedures and practices concerning Hospital property facilities, utility systems, buildings, equipment, plans, grounds, and other support services.
Ranking Factor #2: Advanced project management skills sufficient to lead a multi-disciplined organization performing diverse support services.
Ranking Factor #3: Experience preparing initial project scopes, descriptions, and justifications for necessary facility modifications when infrastructure capabilities cannot support valid mission requirements.
Ranking Factor #4: Knowledge of advanced customer service techniques and methods sufficient to evaluation services performed by the organization and gather and utilize customer feedback for continuous improvement.
Ranking Factor #5: Strong interpersonal, writing, analytical skills and management skills sufficient to present and defend complex maintenance, construction, and support services projects.
Conditions of Employment
Other Significant Factors (At-Will): At-will employment applies to the Management Supervisory Service (MSS). All positions and appointments in the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, an attorney position in the
Legal Service (series 905) other than in the Senior Executive Attorney Service (SEAS), who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required
to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide
District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Information to Applicants
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
How to Apply
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted.
Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.
Where to Apply: Department of Mental Health
Saint Elizabeths Hospital
HR Operations Branch
1100 Alabama Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20032
ATTN: Carol Brown
PHONE: (202) 299-5211
FAX: (202) 561-6943
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the Office of Human Resources Only.
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
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