Facility Operations Specialist (Facility Manager)
Department of Justice
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
- ##### Open & closing dates
08/20/2019 to 09/11/2019
$81,780 to $106,318 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Milan, MI 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Reimbursement is authorized for travel and transportation for this position.
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?
You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
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This position is located in the Facilities Department of a federal correctional facility. The incumbent serves as the Facility Manager of the institution and is responsible for the planning, direction, and management of all maintenance, repair, alterations, and construction projects. The incumbent manages a workforce comprising of civilian and inmate workers.
Incumbent establishes goals, priorities, and work projects for all maintenance operations. Through subordinate supervisors, incumbent directs and coordinates, the operation, repair, maintenance, construction and/or installation of machines, tools, equipment, buildings and grounds. Supervises and monitors these activities to assure conformance with agency policies, maintenance standards, planning and budget constraints.
The incumbent is responsible for a large operating budget and management of B&F projects. Incumbent must ensure all funds are properly and beneficially expended.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
1640 Facility Operations Services
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.
You must have at least one year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
- Conducting surveillance activities over construction and maintenance operations performed by a variety of private contractors, including reviewing project plans and specifications for workability, informing contractors of construction and reporting requirements and supervising operations for conformance with project plans.
- Performing maintenance or construction work, including estimating material and labor costs for a variety of construction or maintenance projects (such as construction or maintenance of brick, frame, structural steel, reinforced concrete and other type structures ranging from one-or-two story buildings to larger structures), directing actual work operations and maintaining appropriate contacts with the organization funding the project.
- Experience in resolving difficult or technical problems which arise in connection with the operation of the Facility Department, which include experience in personnel management practices, the National Union Agreement, Local Supplemental Union Agreements and EEO requirements.
Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
This position IS NOT included in the bargaining unit.
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution.
The representative rate for this position is $89,959 per annum ($43.10 per hour).
Special Conditions of Employment Section:
Initial appointment to a supervisory/managerial position requires a one-year probationary period.
The incumbent is subject to geographic relocation to meet the needs of the agency.
Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit checks.
All applicants not currently working in an institution will be required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence in order to be authorized to carry a firearm.
The Core Value Assessment (CVA) is an in-person assessment that must be facilitated at a Bureau of Prisons Human Resource Servicing office. On the day of the scheduled interview, a CVA will be administered. The applicant assessment must be completed within a 70 minute time period and a passing score must be obtained. Further employment consideration will not be extended if the applicant fails to complete the examination or fails to achieve a passing score. Note: The Core Value Assessment will not be administered to current BOP employees.
Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is r