Facility Operations Specialist


Vacancy ID: 823108   Announcement Number: SERO-13-823108   USAJOBS Control Number: 335832400

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes
B- No

1.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) - I am a current or former federal employee displaced from a position in a Non-DOI federal agency (e.g., IRS, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.) in the same local commuting area of the vacancy. I have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or the equivalent. Applicants eligible under ICTAP are provided priority selection for vacancies within the local commuting area for which they apply and are well qualified. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this statement, you must submit copies of the appropriate documentation, such as a reduction in force (RIF) separation notice, a SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. You must also submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record.

2.

People with Disabilities - I have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. [NOTE: If you check this response, you MUST submit a certification statement from a state Vocational Rehabilitation Service (state or private), Department of Veterans Affairs, a licensed medical professional (e.g., a Physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U. S. territory, to practice medicine); or any Federal agency, State agency or agency of the District of Columbia or U. S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.]

3.

Other Special Non-Competitive Hiring Authorities (5 CFR 315 Subpart F) - I am not a current or former Competitive Service permanent (career/career-conditional) employee, veteran nor do I qualify under one of the other categories mentioned above; however, I have current or if applicable, former service under a special authority described in 5 CFR 315 Subpart F such as, an action volunteer, peace corps, oversees, Canal Zone/Panama Canal, national guard, White House staff or office of the President, or Vice President etc., and I meet the conditions for appointment. For more information go to Subpart F of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 315, sections 315.601 through 315.610 at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_07/5cfr315_07.html

4.

Interchange Agreements With Other Merit Systems and Other Appointing Authorities - I am not a current or former Competitive service permanent (career or career-conditional) employee or veteran; however, I am currently employed for a federal agency which has an interchange agreement with the U. S. Office of Personnel Management that permits movement between merit systems (e.g., TSA, FAA, etc.) or I am employed in an agency that permits appointment to competitive service (e.g., postal service, GAO, Admin Office of the US Courts, etc); and I meet the conditions for appointment. For more information, go to http://www.opm.gov/employ/html/sroa2.asp. Note: If you check this response, you MUST submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, or equivalent employment document.

5. Veteran Special Hiring Authority-I have never been a permanent (competitive service, career or career-conditional) federal civilian employee; however, I am a veteran who is eligible for one of the Special Hiring Authorities for veterans: 30% Disabled Veteran, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), or Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA). (Note: If you check this response, you must submit the required proof along with your application/resume package, such as copies of your DD-214s and if you are a disabled veteran, complete and submit the SF-15, along with your VA letter or other supporting documentation. See the Vet Guide for information on the Special Hiring Authorities for veterans: http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetsinfo.asp#Appoint

6. Reinstatement-I was formerly employed as a federal civilian under a permanent competitive service appointment, but I am not a current federal employee or not currently in the competitive service. I was previously a career employee or I was a career-conditional employee at the time of separation and it has been less than three years since my separation or more than three years since my separation and I am a preference eligible veteran. (NOTE: If you check this response, you MUST submit a copy of your most recent competitive career or career-conditional separation SF-50 AND if your separation SF-50 does not show the highest grade held on a permanent basis).

7. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) -I am a current or former DOI employee displaced from a position in a in the same local commuting area of the vacancy. I have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or the equivalent. Applicants eligible under CTAP are provided priority selection for vacancies within the local commuting area for which they apply and are well qualified. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this statement, you must submit copies of the appropriate documentation, such as a reduction in force (RIF) separation notice, a SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. You must also submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record.

8. Current Competitive Service Employee -I am currently employed as a federal civilian under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment with the Department of Interior. (NOTE: If you check this response, you MUST submit a copy of your most recent career or career-conditional SF-50 (not award) AND if the most recent SF-50 does not show your highest grade held, then you must also submit a copy of an SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis).

Thank you for your interest in the Facility Management Systems Specialist at The Outer Banks group. 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.

9. Please select the response below which best describes your experience and/or education in relation to qualifying for the position of Facility Management Systems Specialist at the GS-09.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service. My resume demonstrates that I clearly possess experience/knowledge sufficient to perform duties such as participating in the determination of the condition of park assets, including annual and comprehensive assessments, lifecycle assessments, and daily work findings, using established guidelines; preparing statements of work for park projects; observing contractor progress and quality of work to ensure contract specifications are met; using database management programs in order to maintain data and synthesize information into graphic and other report formats; preparing and presenting reports to management from software programs for park operational, fiscal, and planning purposes; and working with park staff in developing park facility projects, conducting oversight activities of contractors performing construction or maintenance operations including developing and reviewing project plans and specifications, informing contractors of construction and reporting requirements, and inspecting operations for conformance with project plans; or supervising maintenance or construction work including developing project proposals and managing budgets, directing actual work operations, and supervising employees engaged in construction or maintenance activities.

B. I have a masters or equivalent degree or I have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree or a L.L.B. or JD. that has a major study in a directly related field such as business management, computer technology or other related fields. Two years of graduate education is considered to be 36 semester hours. PLEASE NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts.

C. I have a combination of specialized experience as described in A above and education as described in B above which total at least one year. For example, 6 months of specialized experience (50% of the experience) and 18 graduate level semester hours (50% of the education), would qualify an applicant for this position. PLEASE NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts.

D. I do not have the experience or education as described above.

Ability to perform the work of a Facility Management System Specialist
For each task listed below, select the statement from (A) through (E) that best describes your level of experience, education, and/or training. If you leave any question blank your rating will be negatively impacted. ATTENTION: For each question below, you must document your skill level in your resume. This means, for example, that if you rate yourself at the expert level (E) for a skill or task, you must document when you have supervised or trained others doing that skill or task. If you rate yourself at the independent level (D), you must show that you did the task as a regular and recurring part of a job. We will verify that you have documented your skills in your resume and your score will be lowered for skills that are not documented.

A- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task; or I have supervised performance of this task or am normally an individual who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

10. Manage and maintain the Facility Management Software System (FMSS).

11. Plan and organize the repair/rehabilitation/construction of buildings.

12. Plan and organize the repair/rehabilitation/construction of utility systems.

13. Plan and organize the repair/rehabilitation /construction of road and/or ground maintenance.

14. Coordinate with maintenance supervisors and/or other divisions to schedule assessments of assets.

15. Provide cost estimates for project and/or rehabilitation work.

16. Operate facility management computer programs.

17. Generate asset information for loading into Facility Management software.

18. Perform reviews and updates in asset condition assessment database(s).

19. Maintain assessment database with regard to completeness, accuracy, progress, and documentation of project completion.

20. Complete reports associated with overall condition of facilities assets and/or components.

21. Conduct on-site assessments of the condition of public buildings.

22. Conduct on-site assessments of the condition of utility systems.

23. Conduct on-site assessments of the condition of road and/or ground maintenance.

24. Conduct on site assessments of the condition of trails.

25. Assess the condition of components such as foundations, plumbing systems, walls, roofs, and heating systems.

26. Advise park staff in developing park facility projects.

27. Prepare and deliver oral presentations to management.

28. Explain and clarify policies related to facility management.

29. Compare planned cost changes to actual costs as milestones are reached.

30. Prepare a statement of work for park projects.

31. Prepare reports for higher management related to operational and project issues.

32. Identify errors or omissions in contract documents and initiate corrective action through appropriate channels.

33. Prepare daily progress summaries of contractor work.

34. Serve as Contracting Officer Technical Representative on facility projects.

35. Explain procedures, principles, and knowledge related to Facility Management principles and Facility Management Software System operation.

36. Plan and establish work priorities, assign work and deadlines for completion of tasks

37. Explain work requirements, methods and procedures.