Facility Operations Specialist
Department of Defense - St. Louis, MO

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Who May Apply: All U.S. Citizens

If you want to do interesting and challenging work and to make a contribution to national defense, DISA is a great place for you. DISA provides secure and reliable communications and computing support that enable the President and our military forces to communicate globally through voice, video, and data transmission. DISA is a leader within the Federal Government in implementing "people programs" and offers a broad range of quality-of-life and training programs. Go to www.disa.mil for more information.

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U.S. Citizenship or National

Background Investigation

Suitable for Federal Employment

Registered for Selective Service (if applicable)

This is a Drug Testing position

Responsible for planning, scheduling, analysis, execution and evaluation of facilities engineering/facilities management programs to include operations & maintenance, repair, construction and Base Operations. Develops criteria, proposals, and plans of action and milestones to correct problems and in response to funding, regulatory, and program scope changes.

Provides analysis of facility infrastructure systems, develops recommendations, and proposes changes to regulations or other courses of action based on analysis. Responsible to interpret and implement existing policy and regulatory guidance.

Using Computer Aided DeSign and Drafting (CADD) or equivalent develop, evaluate, and implement immediate and long-range goals, objectives, plans and schedules to meet substantial changes in program authority and/or funding. Coordinate reviews of facilities and engineering projects involving repair, construction and preventative maintenance.

Project manager for projects regarding construction, maintenance, and repair of structures, mechanical and electrical systems. Ensures projects are administered properly and receive adequate quality assurance surveillance.

One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.

Specialized experience is in electrical, mechanical, HVAC and overall facilities management and maintenance; planning, coordinating, evaluating and leading facility projects; oversight of construction projects, infastructure operations, and preventative and emergency maintenance activities; act as liaison with management, customers and vendors.

Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

Background or Security Investigation: The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/ADP II clearance . For more information about receiving and maintaining a security clearance, please click here .

Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures. We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Eligible candidates will then be placed for selection consideration into 3 categories as described below:

1. Qualified Category . Meets the minimum qualifications and demonstrates minimum experience and/or training only based on responses to occupational questionnaire.

2. Highly Qualified Category . Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates full-performance level experience based on responses to occupational questionnaire.

3. Best Qualified Category . Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates experience as an expert in the field or recognized as a senior specialist, team lead, etc.

Application of Veterans Preference: The Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligible's who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Qualified) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.

The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:

Knowledge of facility and infrastructure construction, maintenance, and repair programs.

Skills in project management of facilities related projects.

Knowledge in facilities management policies and procedures.

These benefits generally apply if you are selected for a permanent or term appointment:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program has many plans to choose from, all at very reasonable rates, which can be paid from pre-tax income.

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is one of the premier retirement programs in the Nation. The program features three components: a retirement pension; the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP, an employee controlled investment program); and social security.

Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) offers numerous life insurance policy options covering federal employees and dependents.

For more benefits information please visit: http://www.disa.mil/careers/benefits.html

Moving expenses may not be paid.

Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.

A one year probationary or trial period may be required.

This position is a Test Designated Position (TDP), and as such, the incumbent is subject to initial and random drug testing.

This position may require occasional travel.

We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Priority Consideration: If you are a displaced Federal Civil Service employee, and have a minimum score of 85, you may be entitled to receive special priority selection under the ICTAP. For more information on ICTAP, click here ICTAP Guidance . NOTE: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are NOT ICTAP eligible.

Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)

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