Facility Operations Specialist (Program Management)
Department of the Army - Talofofo, GU

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The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

LOCATION: Construction and Facilities Management Office, Fort Juan Muna, Harmon, Guam.

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to current members of the Guam Army National Guard.

Must maintain a compatible military assignment and grade.

Must undergo Military records prescreening. Unfavorable actions or Military flagging actions may result in disqualification from employment consideration.

Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position may cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS).
  • Military membership in the Guam Army National Guard is mandatory.
  • Must be in the military grade of O3 to O4.
  • Position required travel: Some, 1 to 5 days.

DUTIES: SUMMARY OF MAJOR DUTIES: This position is located in ARNG Construction and Facilities Management Office, Facilities Management Branch. The primary purpose of this position is to program, manage, schedule, and direct the operations, maintenance and repair, rehabilition and improvements to ARNG facilities in a geographically separated area.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS AND EVALUATION: (if your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experiences, you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure you complete the Questionnaire on the Application Manager.) Applicant must clearly identify minimum requirements, specialized job related experience and number of months. Include your civilian and military experience in separate blocks to include duty codes, pay grades and description of major duty assignments. Uniformed service may be credited as full-time experience when evaluated against the qualification requirements for a military technician position. Experience must be directly related to the position and must be described in the work experience section of the application. The level of experience will be determined by the actual duties and responsibilities performed.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, or skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records; experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training which demonstrates the knowledge of, and skill in applying, a comprehensive range of principles, concepts, and practices concerning equipment, facility, or service operations with complicated technical requirements that have no clear precedent or plan; e xperience overseeing and implementing a program involving the identification and resolution of difficult issues or problems; e xperience preparing budgets based on plans for maintenance, repair work, new construction alteration projects, replacement of existing equipment, or increase in services and processes to ensure program effectiveness.


1. Extensive technical knowledge and human relations skill to effectively administer all facets of a complex statewide physical plant maintenance program.

2. Extensive background in construction, standard building practices and physical plant management; including construction oversight, inspection, and facility maintenance programs.

3. Comprehensive knowledge of maintenance concepts, principles, and practices concerned with planning, design, and maintenance of ARNG facilities, utilities, fire and intrusion detection, and for streets and parking facilities to include those in geographically separated areas.

4. Ability to function effectively in emergency situations and in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

5. General knowledge of electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems to be able to direct licensed personnel in their specialties.

6. Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications, to coordinate and monitor construction maintenance and repair projects, and formulate budgets.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

Military Grades: O3 to O4

Compatible Military Assignments: Officer, 12B

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position, (i.e. Engineering, Architecture, Industrial Arts, Property Management and Business Management/Administration.)


a. Cost of living allowances (COLA) vary from employing States and is authorized only for those general schedule employees entitled to such allowances. COLA is subject to change without notice.

b. Situations of inversion of military rank are not permitted, i.e., a military technician may not be militarily senior to his or her full-time supervisor.

c. The compatible military duty assignment listed is broad in scope and does not mean that such military assignments are authorized/vacant. The selecting official reserves the right to select the most compatible and available military assignment. Unless otherwise stipulated in this announcement, such military assignment must be in the same unit by which employed (or a unit that is supported by the employing activity).

d. Applicants will be screened and evaluated on military attributes directly related to the compatible military position required for appointment. Areas include military bearing and appearance, leadership, teamwork, military environment and fitness, awards and decorations. These areas will be evaluated as it relates to the whole person concept. Final selection will be based on qualification, military attributes, and suitability and the best qualified individual for appointment to the federal government.

e. Final selection will be based upon qualifications, suitability, and available manpower resources.

f. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

g. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

h. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

i. Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

BENEFITS: Explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees: http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

OTHER INFORMATION: Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

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