Operations Manager Job US Other Agencies and Independent Organizations Suitland

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US Other Agencies and Independent Organizations Hiring 2020 - US Other Agencies and Independent Organizations offer a chance to apply Operations Manager that will be placed in Suitland.

US Other Agencies and Independent Organizations Job Vacancies 2020

Description :
    Duties Summary

    This position is located in the Office of the Associate Director for Museum Assets and Operations (MAO), National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution. The employee is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating projects for programs affecting NMAI’s facilities in the DC area; identifies and develops priorities for major facilities improvement projects and services, and liaises with Smithsonian Facilities (SF).

    • Leads, coordinates, and manages facilities-related projects for programs supporting a broad range of museum activities including the buildings, grounds/site, exhibits, collections, staff, visitor experience, restaurant, safety, sustainability, security, and gardens. Formalizes project goals, guidelines and policies, and objectives and develops or coordinates detailed project plans and recommends approval of designs and implementations of NMAI-funded construction and maintenance alternatives.
    • Serves as a Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR); s/he prepares Scopes of Work and Requests for Proposal, negotiates contracts, administers contracts, evaluates the work of contracts, and, if needed, recommends the termination of contracts to OCON. This includes selecting the most appropriate contracting method (formal advertising, negotiation, 8A procurements, government schedules, etc.) to fulfill each requirement, determining pre-negotiation positions, pricing arrangements and incentives, price adjustment clauses, etc.
    • Manages the specialized physical requirements of the museum , including safety, environmental controls, energy conservation, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) recertification requirements, sustainability, cleanliness, methods for the care of landmark buildings, hazardous and non-hazardous materials handling, emergency preparedness, security, disaster planning, and continuity of operations.
    • Liaisons with the Smithsonian Facilities (SF) and all its offices, plus the Smithsonian Enterprises (SE).
    • Supervises a GS-11 Safety Coordinator and GS-3/4 Mail Clerk. Assigns projects and tasks, prepares performance plans and writes performance appraisals, approves work schedules, leave, and overtime; resolves conflicts and takes disciplinary action when required, and nominates staff for awards to reward exceptional performance.
    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
    • May need to complete a Probationary Period
    • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
    • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

    Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
    For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    More than one selection may be made from this announcement.


    Experience: You qualify for this position if you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as serving as a senior specialist coordinating the design, development, and operation of cost-effective facility operation services at a museum or other public building.

    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.
    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
    There is no education substitution at the GS-13 level.

    Education Additional information

    Flexible Spending Accountshttps://www.fsafeds.com/
    Health Insurancehttp://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
    Life Insurancehttp://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
    Long Term Care Insurancehttp://www.ltcfeds.com
    Retirement Programhttps://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

    • Knowledge of the latest advanced concepts, theories, principles, practices, and techniques of facility construction, renovation, and maintenance.
    • Knowledge of contracting laws and regulations to develop, negotiate, administer and evaluate contracts and contractor performance as a Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR).
    • Knowledge of specialized physical requirements of museums or public buildings.
    • Ability to negotiate with high level SI, SF, NMAI, and SI bureaus management officials so they will accept and implement recommendations.
    • Ability to supervise organizational staff.

    BASIS OF RATING: Once the announcement closes, your application will be automatically evaluated and rated by the system and a Human Resources Specialist. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your application and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position. If, after the Human Resources Specialist reviews your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that the score you have received is not a true reflection of your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect the information you provided that support your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
    Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): If you are applying for a VEOA appointment, you must be a veteran and must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed 3 or more years of active service. ("Active Service" under this law means active duty in a uniformed service and includes full-time training duty, annual training duty, full-time National Guard duty, and attendance, while in the active service, at a school designated as a service school by law or by the Secretary concerned.) A veteran who is released under honorable conditions shortly before completing a 3-year tour is also eligible.
    Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: The following links contain information on the eligibility requirements to be considered under a noncompetitive appointing authority:

    • Primary Appointing Authorities for Career and Career-Conditional Appointments
    • Hiring Authorities for Veterans
    • People with Disabilities

    Important Note:

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.

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    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    Your application package should include the following documents:

    • ResumeYour resume can be uploaded and attached to your application or created using the USA Jobs on-line resume builder. If you want to receive full credit for relevant experience your resume MUST contain the job title (including the occupational series and grade if it is Federal), duties, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours worked per week, and salary.

      USAJOBS has guidance on how to ensure that you submit a complete resume: If you have not written a Federal resume before, you may watch this Resume Writing Tutorial video on the USAJOBS YouTube channel, or read through a helpful Resume Writing FAQ article on the USAJOBS Help Site to learn what details you should, and should not, include in your resume. If any of the above information is not included in your resume we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.

    • Proof of Veteran's PreferenceDD214 (Member 4 Copy) if you are requesting a special appointment authority, such as VRA or VEOA.
    • Proof of prior federal service such as the latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.
    • A recent performance evaluation.
    • Proof of severe disability if you are requesting special placement consideration.
    • Proof of eligibility for a military spouse appointment, such as a permanent change station military order.
    • Proof of eligibility for any other special appointing authority not specifically mentioned here.
    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


    The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, health/life insurance, accident insurance, and excellent retirement program options.

    Please see Benefits at https://www.si.edu/OHR/benefits for a complete description.

Help This job is open to
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Federal employeesCompetitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.

  • Military spouses
  • Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

  • Special authorities

    Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.

  • Veterans
Clarification from the agency

This Merit Promotion position is open to Current Federal Employees and Former Federal Employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply such as Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A), former Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and Vista volunteers; certain Military Spouses, or individuals eligible under various programs for Veterans (VRA, VEOA, 30% disabled).

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