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Building Management Specialist

Company name
U.S. General Services Administration.

Salary
$41,365.00 to $65,778.00

Location
Richland, WA

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Open & closing dates

02/12/2018

to

02/22/2018

Salary

$41,365 to $65,778 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 07 - 09

Work schedule

Full-time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

FEW vacancies in the following location:

Richland, WA

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

Federal employees

Current or former competitive service employees, including:

Merit promotion

Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Transfer

Internal to an agency

This job is open to current employees of this agency.

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Announcement number

1810143RMMP

Control number

490893800

Duties

Duties

Summary

As a Building Management Specialist, you will provide occupants of both Federal Government buildings and privately leased space with safe, secure, clean, and sustainable facilities to conduct agency business.

Location of Position: GSA's Public Buildings Service, Northwest/Artic Region, Richland, WA.

GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the ' Best Places to Work

' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE

about why you should choose GSA.

You will have access to many benefits

including:

Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)

Life insurance coverage with several options

Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year

Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)

Flexible work schedules and telework

Transit and child care subsidies

Training and development

Flexible spending accounts

Long-term care insurance

IMPORTANT: Unless you are a Public Building Services GSA employee or Land Management employee do not apply to this announcement.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

As a Building Management Specialist, you will assist the Building Manager who provides occupants of both Federal Government buildings and privately leased space with safe, secure, clean, and sustainable facilities in which to conduct agency business. Responsibilities include:

Develops and promotes positive working relationships with customer agencies and client personnel, and maintains continuous liaison with building tenants and top management officials of customer agencies and tenants at facilities managed.

Works closely with other GSA personnel, customer agency personnel and contractors in the planning, design, renovation, construction, alteration, operation, maintenance and repair of assigned buildings.

Works with tenant agencies, building occupants, contractors, appropriate GSA program experts and other stakeholders to coordinate sustainability-related programs as applicable.

In response to particular problems and on a recurring basis, gathers information to assess the level of customer satisfaction. Data gathering methods used include tenant satisfaction surveys, agency contact surveys, interviews with agency contacts, tenant meetings, service calls logs, and focus groups.

Assists Building Manager with building operations, maintenance, repair, alteration, historic preservation, recycling, concessions, safety, environmental and security in GSA-owned buildings assigned

Participates and assists in planning and developing operating budgets and all related Federal Buildings Fund procedures and activities for assigned facilities. Activities include preparation of the annual budget estimates for maintenance, mechanical workloads, utility rate increases; development of overtime and additional services, pest control and waste systems; and the cost of minor repairs, and security support. Utilizes agency business performance goals and objectives in the operations of facilities

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

09

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Your application will be considered if you are a:

Internal PBS Employees Agency Employees Only

Land Management current or former employee

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job family (Series)

1176 Building Management

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Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)

Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date

Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable

Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee

Serve a one year probationary period, if required.

Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level)

Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

Have a valid driver's license

This work is mostly sedentary; however, walking, climbing ladders, crawling under and over equipment, bending, stooping and standing for long periods of time is required while inspecting buildings during field evaluations.

Work is normally performed in an office setting, however, incumbent is routinely required to travel and may be exposed to slippery or uneven ground, failing objects, constructions and site conditions, noise, dust and environment or other discomforts and hazards. The employee must travel to customer offices and GSA sites; a valid driver’s license is required.

Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:

the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)

number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here

The GS-07 salary range starts at $41,365per year.

To qualify for the GS-07, you must demonstrate one year of experience equivalent to the GS-05 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as administrative or technical experience that provided a fundamental knowledge of programs, policies, or procedures related to the operation and maintenance of commercial buildings (or equivalent non-housing, high rise buildings). Examples of such experience includes: communicating with a variety of individuals to gather information, analyze, and provide recommendations regarding building operations, automated building systems, building equipment or building services; entering, tracking, and reconciling budgetary or financial data in a computerized system for facilities operations; or providing administrative or technical support for commercial building preventative maintenance programs

-OR-

Graduate Education: 1 full year of graduate education

-OR-

Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the baccalaureate level is fully qualifying at the GS-7 level. To claim SAA, submit documentation of one of the following:

Class standing -- You must be in the upper third of your graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.

Grade-point average (rounded to one decimal point) of:

0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of your curriculum; or

5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in your major field or the required courses in your major field completed during your final 2 years of the curriculum.

Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society in one of the national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies

The GS-09 salary range starts at $50,598per year.

To qualify for the GS-09, you must demonstrate one year of experience equivalent to the GS-07 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as assisting in the management of a commercial office building (or equivalent non-housing high rise building) consisting of building mechanical system (i.e., HVAC, alarm systems, elevators, etc): This experience typically includes:

Coordinates alteration and renovation projects;

Gathering information to assess the level of customer satisfaction, i.e., surveys, interviews with tenant contacts, focus groups.

Gathering data to assist with the development of operating budgets.

Inspection of contractor performance

-OR-

Graduate Education: Master's or equivalent level degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or JD.

-OR-

A combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

Education

Please see Qualifications.

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: AFGE

If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

All information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.

Knowledge of analytical and evaluative techniques in order to identify client agency and building tenants’ facility needs in relation to customer satisfaction; evaluate and interpret required customer survey responses and other similar data; and to make recommendations for action based on consideration of all aspects of a problem.

Skill in interpersonal relations and in written and oral communications required to explain and evaluate client and technical operating requirements; coordinate work efforts and negotiate resolutions to problems; present information; and conduct tenant interviews and discussions in a concise and professional manner.

Technical knowledge of building operations and maintenance, including Federal and industry operations and maintenance best practices; major systems and equipment such as HVAC, controls, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, roofing, structural, elevators, and renewable energy systems.

Knowledge of PBS business policies, processes, and initiatives related to Property Management programs including: data management and associated performance measures; customer relationship management and communication protocols; budget formulation; project management processes; use of building automation systems (BAS), CAD/CIFM, BIM, advanced metering, CMMS and other data and technology tools used to effectively manage properties; and trends in the facility management technology.

Basic knowledge of policies, regulations, and standard operating procedures, and applicable Federal statutes with regard to property management and safety issues required to plan and manage the operation of buildings including lease administration processes.

Knowledge of PBS business policies, processes, and initiatives related to Property Management programs including: data management and associated performance measures; customer relationship management and communication protocols; budget formulation; project management processes; use of building automation systems (BAS), CAD/CIFM, BIM, advanced metering, CMMS and other data and technology tools used to effectively manage properties; and trends in the facility management technology.

Knowledge of PBS business policies, processes, and initiatives related to Property Management programs including: data management and associated performance measures; customer relationship management and communication protocols; budget formulation; project management processes; use of building automation systems (BAS), CAD/CIFM, BIM, advanced metering, CMMS and other data and technology tools used to effectively manage properties; and trends in the facility management technology.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP)

, you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Required Documents

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.

Current or Former Land Management Agency Employees - Submit a and b:

(a) One or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.

(b) Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).

College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.

Superior Academic Achievement: Submit transcripts as described above. If you qualify based on your class rank or honor society membership, submit documentation of it.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

Permanent

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. You can modify or complete your application any time before the deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, click here: Apply for a GSA Job

To begin, click the Apply Online button on the vacancy announcement.

Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.

Once you have clicked Apply for this position now, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.

Click the Apply To This Vacancy and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete. If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this job.

Note: Review the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this announcement to determine which apply to you and must be submitted online. You may choose one or more of the following options to submit your document(s): Upload (from your computer); USAJOBS (click the USAJOBS link to complete the transfer process) or FAX (read the Fax instructions provided prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information).

Need Assistance in Applying? Contact the HR representative listed on the announcement prior to the application deadline. You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions.

Agency contact information

Raven McQueen

Phone

(817) 850-5531

Fax

000-000-0000

Email

vacancy.inquiries@gsa.gov

Address

GSA, Public Buildings Service

General Services Administration

Human Resources Division (CPM)

Fort Worth, Texas

United States

Learn more about this agency

Next steps

After the closing date/deadline:

ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS: Your application will be reviewed for all requirements.

REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT: If you meet all the requirements, you may be referred to management for review and a possible interview.

SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER: If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer and start the suitability and/or security background investigation process.

FINAL JOB OFFER: Once our security office determines you can come on board, you will be given a final offer, which is typically 40 days after the announcement closes.

FINAL COMMUNICATION: Once the position is filled, we will notify you of your status. You may also check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.

Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

U.S. General Services Administration.
Website : http://www.gsa.gov

Company Profile
Excellence in the Business of Government. GSA provides workplaces by constructing, managing, and preserving government buildings and by leasing and managing commercial real estate. GSA's acquisition solutions offer private sector professional services, equipment, supplies, and IT to government organizations and the military. GSA also promotes management best practices and efficient government operations through the development of governmentwide policies.

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