FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-1640-7


Vacancy ID: 846066   Announcement Number: AB-13-21   USAJOBS Control Number: 338210100

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-1640-7


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


460820041 Eagle Butte, SD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

WARNING STATEMENT: Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the résumé, and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.

1. Are you submitting Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to claim Indian Preference? Note: You must include and upload your Form BIA-4432. As outlined in the vacancy announcement, this is the ONLY Indian Preference Verification Form that will be accepted.

A. Yes

B. No

2. Are you a veteran and submitting a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty, to verify Veteran's Preference claimed? Note: You must include and upload your DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. or 10 pt. preference and Standard Form 15 including the required supporting documentation, if claiming 10 pt. preference.

A. Yes.

B. No.

3. Are you submitting your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, to verify you are a current status employee or a former employee with Reinstatement eligibility? Note: You must include and upload your latest SF-50 to verify transfer or reinstatement eligibility. To determine if you are eligible, please go to the following website: http://www.usajobs.gov/EI3.asp

A. Yes.

B. No.

Incumbent will be required to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver's license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

4. Do you possess a valid Drivers License?  If you answered "Yes" to question four, please submit a copy of your

current Valid Drivers License with your application.

A. Yes, I certify that I possess a valid Drivers License.

B. No, I do not possess a valid Drivers License.

5. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for GS-7 Facility Operations Specialist. Make sure your resume supports your response that you select. If qualifying based on education, you must submit a copy of your college or university transcript(s). For more information go to:  http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1600/facility-operations-services-series-1640/

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service that includes work which involved Managing a maintenance program for office or apartment building complexes, hospitals, recreation facilities, military, or other special-purpose installations, including planning maintenance activities, and developing preventive maintenance programs; or Conducting surveillance activities over construction and maintenance operations performed by a variety of private contractors, including reviewing project plans and specifications for workability, informing contractors of construction and reporting requirements, and supervising operations for conformance with project plans; or Performing maintenance or construction work, including estimating material and labor costs for a variety of construction or maintenance projects (such as construction or maintenance of brick, frame, structural steel, reinforced concrete, and other type structures ranging from one- or two-story buildings to larger structures), directing actual work operations, and maintaining appropriate contacts with the organization funding the project.

B. I have successfully completed 1 year of graduate level education with major study in Engineering, Industrial Arts, Property Management, or Business Administration. 1 year of graduate level education equates to 32 quarter hours or 18 semester hours of graduate education. (Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to support this response).

C. I have a combination of specialized experience as described in A and graduate level education as described in B which equals 100%, i.e, 6 months of specialized experience and 16 quarter or 9 semester hours of graduate level education. (Note: Applicants who select this response must provide transcripts as verification of their education).

D. I have successfully completed a 4-year course of study with Superior Academic Achievement gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for this position based on one of the following: (1) Class Standing-upper third of the graduating class based on completed courses; or (2) Grade-Point Average-maintained a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 years of education or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (3) Election to membership in a National Scholastic Honor Society - membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision. (Note: Applicants who select this response must submit a copy of your transcript and proof of GPA computation, Class standing, or Honor Society membership.)

E. I do not possess the education and/or experience in the amounts specified in any of the above statements.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and/or experience and your self-rating is not supported, your score will be lowered.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task. (0 Point)

B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job. (1 Point)

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. (2 Points)

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. (3 Points)

E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise. (4 Points)

6. Assist in studies to both asses program compliance and develop improved techniques to better meet organizational goals for a functional area of activity.

7. Provide technical responsibility for space utilization studies within a defined area.

8. Study space utilization problems.

9. Make recommendations within established procedures and policies to the Facility Manager.

10. Oversee execution of all personnel related matters.

11. Conduct workflow studies of an assigned block of activities.

12. Assist in the maintenance of budget account controls.

13. Perform periodic review of accounting office financial statements.

14. Prepare annual, preliminary, or revised budgets and related operating statements.

15. Analyze program data and assist in the preparation of program plans and proposals.

16. Establish work flow methods and procedures, determine work to be accomplished and set work priorities.

17. Provide advisory services to employees, concerning personnel issues such as personnel actions, health insurance, life insurance, tsp, performance appraisals, IDP's, and awards, payroll problems, etc.

18. Review and interpret new and established directives, instructions, and regulations, etc.

19. Prepare internal instructions, operating policies, procedures, guidelines, etc., concerning a Facility Management program.

20. Maintain established office files and records.

21. Revise procedures or methods to comply with requirements or improve efficiency.

22. Study new office machines and equipment designed to improve or expedite flow of work and recommends accepting or rejecting their use.

23. Use financial automated systems to input, retrieve data for reports and analyzed data.

24. Use automated personnel systems to initiate and track actions and retrieve data for reports.

25. Prepare documents using word processing software to create, format, modify, and print documents electronically.

26. Create spreadsheets with a matrix of rows and columns that could add, delete, or modify records.

27. Create a database to organize and store electronic information into general categories or files.

28. Prepare and present recommendations and solutions regarding complex issues based on analysis and evaluation, including the preparation and presentation of reports proposals, charts and graphs, etc.

29. Establish and maintain effective relationships, gain confidence, and cooperation of supervisors and managers to accept proposal on complex issues.

30. Solve routine problems such as gathering and providing factual information in support of the facility management program.

31. Use discretion and sound judgment on determining any deviation from established procedures.

32. Respond to various questions about the status of projects or procedural aspects of the project or organization of materials required for a report.

33. Contact others orally to obtain information.

INSTRUCTIONS: 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. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period. 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.

34. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans or Indian preference documentation, assessment questions and answers, and SF 50s) is received and is accurate.