Bureau of Reclamation Facilities Operations Specialist GS-1640-9/11 in Lakewood, Colorado
Summary Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Facilities Operations Specialist GS-1640-9/11. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Duty Location: Lakewood, Colorado This position in located in Lakewood, Colorado and is not eligible for remote selection. Responsibilities -Manages facilities services essential to maintaining a safe, healthy, and comfortable facility that is compliant with Bureau standards as well as develops scopes of work, specifications, and other required documents for projects that may involve space planning, designing, demolition and all related construction activities. -Coordinates with other facility specialists, agencies, project managers, or other individuals as needed to ensure that all aspects of facilities support are covered, including areas such as safety; security; ergonomics; and building systems. -Responsible for providing planning and coordinating activities, technical assistance, and customer support for the assigned spaces that are undergoing alterations, construction, relocations, and maintenance of agency owned equipment. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National. You must be suitable for federal employment, determined by a background investigation. You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (see Required Documents). You must submit eligibility documents for veterans consideration (see Required Documents). You must meet any minimum education and/or experience requirements (see Qualifications). You must submit transcript(s) to verify education requirements (see Qualifications/Education). Applicants must reside in the local commuting area of Lakewood, CO. Who May Apply: 30% or More Disabled VeteransBureau of Reclamation Employees (Competitive)Bureau of Reclamation Employees (Non-Competitive)Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)Department of the Interior Employees (Competitive)Department of the Interior Employees (Non-Competitive)Federal Employees (Competitive Transfer)Federal Employees (Non-Competitive Transfer)Former Federal Employees (Competitive Reinstatement)Former Federal Employees (Non-Competitive Reinstatement)Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A)Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)Miscellaneous Appointing AuthoritiesPeace Corps & AmeriCorps VISTA VolunteersPublic Lands Corps (PLC) Hiring AuthoritySpecial Hiring AuthoritiesVeterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)Veterans Recruitment Authority (VRA) Qualifications To qualify, your resume must clearly describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to meet Specialized Experience requirements, as follows: GS-9: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal Government. Examples of specialized experience include: preparing office designs plans using AutoCAD for systems furniture and basic building mechanical systems; coordinating and managing systems furniture, including preparing and/or coordinating design, installation, and maintenance activities; assisting in preparing detailed technical contract specifications, drawings, and cost estimates and working with contracting officers as their COR. -OR- master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., if related. GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal Government. Examples of specialized experience include: Extensive experience using AutoCAD for space planning, designing, demolition and all related construction activities; extensive experience preparing and coordinating the design, installation, and maintenance activities of systems furniture; preparing detailed technical contract specifications, drawings, and cost estimates and serving as COR on multiple concurrent projects. -OR- Successful completion of a PH.D. or equivalent related doctoral degree OR three full years of progressively higher-level related graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M. if related. 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. 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. Time-In-Grade: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower-grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b). Applicants eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) are not required to meet time-in-grade restrictions in order to be considered. You must meet all Eligibility and Qualification requirements, including time-in-grade restrictions and any selective placement factors if applicable, by 10/26/2021. Education This vacancy announcement allows substituting education for experience. You must submit a copy of college transcript(s) (unofficial copy is acceptable) to support claimed education if substituting education for experience. Transcripts must include the name of the college or university and date the degree was conferred. A typed list of courses, grades, semester/quarter hours, GPA, etc. will not be accepted. Non-submission may result in being rated not-qualified for the position. You will be required to provide official college transcripts to verify educational qualifications, if selected. An official transcript must be sent directly from the University's Registrar's office and must be provided from the institution awarding the degree. Academic transcripts certified by notary publics are NOT official. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to reporting to work as a condition of employment. Failure to submit official transcripts may be grounds for dismissal or rescission of the job offer. Accreditation: Only education from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education is acceptable to meet education requirements or to substitute for experience, if applicable. For additional info, refer to the Office of Personnel Management and U.S. Department of Education. Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs. For additional info, refer to the U.S. Network for Education Information. Additional Information You may be required to serve an initial probationary period. Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and you may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including applicant rights and responsibilities, please visit https://www.e-verify.gov/ This position is designated as a LOW RISK position. It requires a fully completed and favorably adjudicated SF85 Background Investigation (T1 or equivalent) that is current (within the last 5 years). This is a condition of employment. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must certify registration with the Selective Service System or that the applicant is exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Go to: https://www.sss.gov Additional vacancies may be filled using this job announcement.