Indian Health Service Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist (FY2201) in Fort Yates, North Dakota

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

The incumbent serves as the Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist and provides direct supervision over the Maintenance Department within the Facility Management Department and is responsible for the planning, supervision, coordination, and quality assurance of the Department's work order, preventive maintenance, repair, and supply functions.

The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Duties

Major Duties:

The incumbent initiates proposals for improvements, major repair and replacement of the Standing Rock PHS Comprehensive Healthcare facility; evaluates them in terms of operation costs, manpower requirements, structural changes and other engineering principles involved. Makes cost estimates and directs preparation of preliminary drawing and lists of material needs. Makes recommendations as to feasibility of projects and ways and means of carrying them out.

Supervisory Status

Yes

Promotion Potential

11

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required for training and/or other work related duties.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses are authorized and will be paid only if you are a current Federal Employee. You will be required to sign a one year service agreement. Failure to fulfill the one year service agreement may result in repayment of relocation expenses.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Candidates eligible under Indian Preference appointing authority (ESEP); All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; Reinstatement eligible; Veterans Preference including Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA); Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible or Schedule A, and/or PHS Commissioned Corp Personnel.

Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Selectee will be subject to a pre-employment fingerprint check.
  • Selectee will be subject to a background investigation.
  • Selectee will be subject to a probationary/trial period.
  • ESEP appointees typically serve two year trial period.
  • More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
Qualifications

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): EducationUndergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration. or Experience General Experience (for GS-5 positions):Experience that provided a knowledge of the practices and procedures related to property management, maintenance, materials requirements, and building operation and repair. This experience may have been gained in work such as budget or report preparation, maintenance of property and financial records, or trades or crafts work requiring technical knowledge or judgment. Specialized Experience (for positions above GS-5):Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: Managing a maintenance program for office or apartment building complexes, hospitals, recreation facilities, military, or other special-purpose installations, including planning maintenance activities, and developing preventive maintenance programs. 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. GS-09: *One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-07 grade level; OR, Master's; OR, Equivalent graduate degree; OR, Two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR, LL.B. or J.D., if related to this field. *GS-11: *One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-09 grade level; OR, Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR, Three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR, LL.M., if related to this field. *In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- Specialized Experience GS-09

Experience in implementing established operational policies, programs of maintenance repair and operation of buildings, structures, grounds, utilities and facilities. Experience in reviewing, analyzing and recommending solutions to operating problems, utilization of facilities and programs for the operation, repair and improvement of facilities. Experience in submitting designs, proposals, modifications and alterations relating to Health Center Plan and to develop a budget for review. Experience in initiating and reviewing procurement actions for materials, supplies and equipment required for facilities operation and maintenance activities. Specialized Experience GS-11Experience in implementing established operational policies, techniques and procedures and providing technical engineering guidance in the management, operation, maintenance and repair of facilities using developed technical guides and engineering standards and criteria. Experience in recommending processes to assure the proper utilization of buildings, structures, utility systems, equipment and facilities to meet the needs of hospital operation and medical program requirements. Experience in administering maintenance and repair activities to ensure proper calibration and performance of complex building, electrical and mechanical systems, including various sub-systems. Experience in reviewing, analyzing and evaluating costs of maintenance and operation and implements reporting systems to insure compilation of adequate data to permit analyzing and evaluation of program and program allocations. Ability to estimate materials and methods necessary for maintenance and repair materials and methods necessary for maintenance and repair needs such as floor, tiling, painting, paneling, carpentry, HVAC equipment repair and other maintenance and repair required for interior and exterior structures and equipment.

Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

You can track the progress of your application package via your USAJOBS account. You will receive an acknowledgement from USAJOBS that your submission was successful once we have received your on-line occupational questionnaire, resume, and any supporting documentation. You will be notified of the status of your application via your USAJOBS Account after we conduct a qualification review of your complete application package. You will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempt to conceal information may disqualify you for employment consideration. We may verify all information you provide in your resume and questionnaire responses, through reference and/or background check, and/or verification of your education. If you are selected, you will be contacted personally by the Human Resources (HR) office posting this announcement.

You will no longer need to call the HR Office to determine your application status. USAJOBS has added an alert setting to their system to provide status updates for applicants. You can elect to activate the status updates from your USAJOBS profile at any point during the application process.

If all required documentation is not submitted with your application you will lose consideration. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BENEFITS

You can review our benefits at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/PayandBenefits

Other Information

Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. IHS may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their directly related previous non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which annual leave is earned. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges.

Selectee(s) are required to have a viable bank account at a financial institution for electronic direct deposit of salary payment.

Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.

IHS - Operated Properties are tobacco free

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474608400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-17 to 2017-07-28

Salary: $49,765 to $78,270 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 09 - 11

Series: 1640 Facility Operations Services

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: IHS-17-GP-1988170-ESEP/MP

Control number: 474608400