Building Management Specialist
Company: Public Buildings Service
Posted on: December 8, 2018
- Videos - Duties HelpDuties Summary As a Building Management Specialist you will serve as a customer agency advocate and first GSA point of contact with client agency personnel in designated GSA owned or leased buildings. Location of Position: Public Buildings Service, Tucson, AZ. We are currently filling one vacancy however, additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The selected candidate will perform the duties and responsibilities of a GSA Building Management Specialist which includes exercising full responsibility and authority for the day-to-day operations of a designated building or groups of buildings within the GSA inventory. You will be responsible for: - Developing and promoting positive working relationships with customer agencies and client personnel, and maintain continuous liaison with building tenants and top management officials of customer agencies and tenants at facilities managed - Working closely with other GSA personnel, customer agency personnel and contractors in the planning, design, renovation, construction, alteration, operation, maintenance and repair of assigned buildings. - Assisting the Building Manager with managing the contracting and leasing administration process as needed on behalf of tenant agencies and GSA. - Providing contract administration and lease management services to ensure that lessors comply with the scope, terms and conditions of the lease. - Serving as the Assistant Building Manager of the day to day operations of a designated building or groups of buildings within the GSA inventory. The facilities managed consist of large sized office buildings in a metropolitan area and/or smaller buildings scattered throughout a portion of a State. - Directing and/or coordinates the operation of all construction, alteration and repair projects to minimize or ideally avoid adverse impact to customer agencies. Ensures that customer agencies are aware of the schedule and timing of building related activities that may impact their operation. - Using Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Total Cost of Ownership concepts and is fully engaged in development of budgets for building services, repair and alteration, and capital design and construction. Travel Required Occasional travel - 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. A valid driver's license is required. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 11 - #### Job family (Series) 1176 Building Management Similar jobs - Building Managers - Managers, Building - Requirements HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment - U.S. Citizenship or National - Meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of closing date - Males born after 12/31/1959 must have registered with the Selective Service - Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date. - Apply online (See How to Apply section.) - Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required. 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. - 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. - 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. 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-11 salary range starts at $61642.00 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected. To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is assisting in the management of a multi-level 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: - monitoring occupant space utilization, energy and water conservation, sustainability and environmental hazards programs; - coordinating alteration and renovation projects; - gathering information to assess the level of customer satisfaction, i.e., surveys, interviews with tenant contacts, focus groups; - monitoring real property budgetary and financial data; and - administration of repair and/or operation and maintenance contracts. OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related Education Additional information Bargaining Unit status: AFGE 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 the 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. Read more 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 overall 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 qualitative and quantitative techniques and statistical interpretation required to perform extensive coordination and fact-finding 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; analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of property management programs and building profitability initiatives; evaluate technical and program data, and to make decisions or recommendations for action based on consideration of all aspects of a problem - Advanced skills in interpersonal relations and in written and oral communications required to explain, evaluate and negotiate client and technical operating requirements; coordinate work efforts and negotiate resolutions to problems; present information and conduct town hall meetings, tenant interviews and discussions in a concise and professional manner; knowledge of customer relations and conflict resolution sufficient to develop and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction in the building(s) managed. - Ability required to plan, schedule, and balance all technical aspects of multiple tenant requirements, such as complex alterations, and to independently determine and execute the appropriate sequencing of work required to fulfill client agency needs and to inform them regarding the status of projects; knowledge of building operational requirements necessary to assess the feasibility and impact of space moves and alterations on tenant agency operations, in order to minimize adverse impacts. - Knowledge of contracting rules and regulations regarding the technical soundness of contractor-provided supplies/services/processes and decisions to ensure services provided meet contract specifications as well as business and workplace needs of the tenant. - Comprehensive knowledge of quality assurance and quality control methods and standards, inspection and evaluation procedures and issue resolution required to ensure optimal contract performance. - 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 and how they contribute to whole building energy and water use; programs such as commissioning, building retuning and continuous commissioning, energy and water efficiency, sustainability, zero environmental footprint and related energy goals, custodial, waste management and recycling; art and historic preservation; space alterations; safety, emergency management, environmental management and concessions. Additional assessments may be used. If further assessments are used, you will be provided with instructions. 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. To preview questions please click here. Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation Drug test required No - Required Documents HelpRequired Documents ALL* required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.* Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show allof the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50. *If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent: * * (a)* Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment. * (b)* If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list). If you are active duty military: Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted). If you are a current Federal employee or*Reinstatement* Eligible:Submit your latest SF-50. If you are eligible under an*Interchange Agreement*: **Submit your latest SF-50. If you are a former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteer:Submit your Description of Service. If you are a *current or former Land Management Agency Employee* - 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). If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page. If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information. If you are ICTAP/CTAP* eligible* - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal. If you are a current or former political appointee:Submit your SF-50. 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. 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 HelpBenefits 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. 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 HelpHow 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 Vacancyand 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 DOCUMENTSsection 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. Read more Agency contact information Raven McQueen Phone ********** TDD ************ Fax ************ Email *************************** Address GSA, Public Buildings Service General Services Administration Human Resources Division (CPK) Tucson, Arizona 85701 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! Read more - 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 Read more 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 process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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. Read more Legal and regulatory guidance - Financial suitability - Social security number request - Privacy Act - Signature and false statements - Selective Service - New employee probationary period This job originated on ***************. For the full announcement and to apply, visit ********************************************* Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at *************** will be considered. Open & closing dates: 12/03/2018 to 12/12/2018 Service: Competitive Pay scale & grade: GS 11 Salary: $61,642 to $80,138 per year Appointment type: Permanent Work schedule: Full-time
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