Thank you for your interest in the Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist, GS-1640-12 position at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Your responses to this questionnaire in conjunction with other portions of your completed application will be evaluated to determine your qualifications. Please carefully follow all instructions before submitting your responses. You must select only ONE response for each item. If you change a response, be certain to erase (unclick) the incorrect response before you submit the application. Once you have submitted your application, items with more than one response or that are left blank will not receive credit. PLEASE NOTE: Any skill that you indicate that you have experience with in the following occupational questionnaire must be specifically documented in your resume.
1. From the descriptions below, select the one response that best describes how your background meets the specialized experience requirements for a Supervisory Facility operations Specialist, GS-1640-12 position. Read all of the responses before making your selection. MARK ONLY ONE RESPONSE. If you select more than one response, or leave this question blank, you will be rated ineligible. If you do not meet these minimum qualifications, you will be considered ineligible and will not receive consideration for this position.
THE RESUME OR APPLICATION MATERIALS YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWERS YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND TO BE INELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.
For the statements below, please select from A through E to indicate the skill level that you possess for each task listed. The task statements were developed based on the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies needed to perform the work of this position.
It is important that your application package submitted clearly shows how you possess the experience and skills levels you claim in this questionnaire, Each of your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training, and/or specific work experience you describe in your application packet submitted for this position (application form or resume, transcripts, list and description of training completed and/or other items you submit). If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or for terminating you after you begin work.
2. Recruit, hire, and supervise subordinate supervisors or work leaders. Create developmental assignments and training opportunities for subordinate staff.
3. Develop and implement employee performance standards. Counsel employees concerning performance and document both positive and negative findings.
4. Ensure employment activities are designed and conducted in a manner that fully supports EEO and provides diversity recruitment opportunities.
5. Establish multi-level operating policies and guidelines for a subordinate staff.
6. Assign, direct and review the work and performance of subordinate supervisors involved in construction and maintenance operations.
7. Manage a complex facility operations program that includes several asset types, such as water systems, buildings, roads, historic structures, trails, fleet, and others.
8. Manage projects such as construction of buildings, trail system construction and maintenance, installation of utilities, and renovation of existing structures, resurfacing of roadways or replacement of building components.
9. Develop and manage an historic and non-historic building restoration and maintenance program.
10. Manage fleet operation at a park-wide level, including maintenance activities on light, medium, heavy duty Vehicles, equipment and small engine units.
11. Manage comprehensive base funded operational maintenance program and additional supplemental funded projects concurrently.
12. Plan, schedule and direct work to operate facilities at their most effective/efficient level.
13. Manage a complex, multi-layered, geographically dispersed maintenance operation.
14. Plan, develop, and execute a complex maintenance program that includes annual and long range planning.
15. Prepare funding packages, and project proposals for a complex maintenance organization.
16. Successfully compete for funds through the on-line Project Management Information System (PMIS).
17. Operate an asset management program utilizing a variety of Facility Management Software programs, including FMSS, to effectively plan, document and evaluate maintenance operations.
18. Manage and track multiple accounts with a variety of account types (construction, reimbursable, housing, fee, cyclic, etc.) to assure accountability and that spending stays within limits once established.
19. Manage accounts in on-line budget management system (e.g. Administrative Finance System
(AFS4), Financial Business Management System (FBMS).
20. Manage and monitor service and construction contracts.
21. Engage and evaluate services of contracted technical specialists in areas such as structural design, geotechnical analysis, traffic safety, energy or water conservation, or historic preservation, among others.
22. Serve as Contracting Officers Technical Representative on concurrent projects.
23. Prepare written technical documents, such as guidelines, scopes of work, specifications, project proposals, requests for bids, complex narrative reports, letters, and memoranda.
24. Develop projects and plans impacting Natural Resources in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act through utilization of PEPC process.
25. Develop projects and plans impacting Cultural Resources in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act through utilization of PEPC process.
26. Deal effectively with park partners.
27. Facilitate communication between employees, supervisors, and managers.
28. Represent an organization, such as a park or recreational area, in working with cooperating associations, partners, concessioners, other federal offices, state offices, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, private organizations, and professional associations.
29. Work cooperatively with staff in other divisions and with state, county, and other partners on projects that cut across disciplines and agency boundaries.
30. Ensure that park (or similar) natural and cultural resource divisions are involved from the project planning phase to complete required compliance and public relations.
31. Develop and Implement safety programs. Promote culture of safety within organization. Facilitate safety inspections and audits.
32. Facilitate Environmental Compliance programs including Environmental Management System, Hazardous Waste Operations and Environmental Audits.
33. As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Your application and listed job experience must support your responses to the questionnaire. If your submitted documentation does not support your answers, your score will be lowered and/or you may be removed from consideration. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency.
Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning; 2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.
Failure to agree to this statement will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.