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Defense Threat Reduction Agency Facilities Operations Specialsit in Fort Belvoir, Virginia


This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.


As a Facilities Operations Specialsit at the GS-1640-13 some of your typical work assignments may include: Serves as a facilities specialist exercising technical oversight of all local and regional offices located in several states across the country and serves as the subject matter expert for all aspects of space allocation and utilizations, space management, relocations, contingency of Government operations (COOP), reporting, and contracting record keeping requirements. Develops and maintains furniture standards (operational, functionality, and quality), developing and maintaining Interior Design project design submittal requirements and subsequent furniture acquisition packages (drawings, reports, and specifications) from which the government will purchase and install furniture packages Manages and controls project schedule milestones and budget planning through construction and initial operations. Measures and monitors performance to assure commitments of all parties are being maintained. Reviews project progress, measuring performance and taking necessary corrective actions to maintain agreed upon scope, schedule and cost. Applies risk management techniques to assigned projects for identification, qualitative risk analysis, risk response planning, monitoring, and controlling. Serves as a source of consultation for other facilities program managers and program specialists to resolve issues and provide advice on issues and matters where policies or decisions covering major areas of uncertainty in approach or methodology are required and where new techniques or information must be deployed. Analyzes, oversees and assesses contractor effectiveness for long-term, extensive technical service contracts and/or cost type contracts, such as monitoring the status of contract performance and approval of progress payments, reviewing and providing recommendations on contractor proposals resulting from change orders, scheduling, problems that have arisen and proposed solutions, verification of deliveries, and similar activities.


Conditions of Employment


You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications: A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service: Expert knowledge of the full range of principles, concepts and methods associated with the life-cycle management of renovation projects to include planning, monitoring, operating and implementation of those projects in order to execute assigned projects and resolve problems or issues that impact the project. Expert knowledge of policies and procedures of the functional and administrative areas such as contracting, i.e. federal acquisition register (FAR), finance, and accounting, budget, counsel, and information management and others to coordinate, facilitate, and resolve issues. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with team members and others, both internal and external agency. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Additional Information

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:

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Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy. Selective Service Requirement: Please visit for more information. For more information, please visit Other Notes: Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).