Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist

Department Of The Interior King Salmon, AK
* Duties

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Who may apply: Current & former federal employees with status; reinstatement eligibles; veterans eligible under VEOA, VRA or 30% or more disabled; applicants eligible under special appointing authorities; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) & Career Transition Program (CTAP); & Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act eligibles.

This is a permanent Career/Career-Conditional, full-time position in the Maintenance Division. Please visit find a park for more park information.

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The Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist is responsible for facility management at the park, with diverse infrastructure, resources and operational needs. As a member of the park leadership team, this position is actively involved in developing and implementing management strategies, decisions affecting overall park management and policy, and developing and implementing management documents. Represents the park in public contacts, negotiates and collaborates with representatives of the National Park Service, federal, state and local agencies, historic organizations, universities and private individuals interested in the park and the NPS. The position manages a multi-faceted organization by directing subordinate supervisory staff, overseeing multi-year/operational budgets, and incorporating new information technologies. The position exercises the full range of supervisory duties, actively supporting Equal Employment Opportunity programs. The position is responsible for a comprehensive safety and training program enforcing regulatory policies and mandates and eliminating at-risk behaviors. Responsible for the Facility Management Software System to manage assets, operations, housing and fleet. Performs and maintains condition assessments, asset inventories and manages assets at their most effective level. Maintains park facilities/assets in compliance and best management practices to meet requirements of the NPS Environmental Audit Program. Ensures that work on cultural and natural resources adheres to the National Historic Preservation Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Complies with all Building Codes, Life Safety Codes, fire protection codes, and accessibility requirements. Coordinates project scope, goals and objectives; facilitates planning and design processes; develops spending plan and budget protocols; and manages construction processes to ensure all project documentation is complete. Responsible for developing and implementing projects. Serves as project manager and/or Contracting Officers Technical Representative. These duties provide stewardship of assets/facilities ensuring visitor use and enjoyment as well as protection of natural and cultural resources.

For information about the duties, please contact Lori Blundell at 907-246-2133.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1640 Facility Operations Services

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship required.

* Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.

* Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males

* Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.

* Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

* You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver's license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that disclose all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you.

* You may be required to complete training and operate a four-wheel drive vehicle.

* You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.

* You will be required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. In addition, the position is subject to random testing for illegal drug use.

* You will be required to operate a boat.

* You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime.

* If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.

* You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to five nights per month.

* You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.

* You will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 on an annual basis.


To qualify for this position, you must meet the requirement below.

Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of specialized experience include, but are not limited to: leading facility operations and maintenance activities in building maintenance, repair and restoration; planning maintenance activities and developing preventive maintenance programs for a park, recreational area, or similar operation.

Volunteer 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.

You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week.


There is no substitution of education for experience at the grade level(s) of this announcement.