Mine Safety and Health Administration Supervisory Facilities Operations Specialist in Beaver, West Virginia

Mine Safety and Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Beaver, WV
Work Schedule is Permanent - Full-time

Opened Wednesday 9/21/2016 (35 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 10/26/2016 (0 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

This position is located in the Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Education and Policy Development Directorate (EPD), National Mine Health and Safety Academy, Facilities Maintenance and Services Branch. This position is outside the bargaining unit. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

The facility manager is on call for any complications that arise during all hours, to include nights, weekends and holidays and is required to make decisions concerning facility

This position is outside the bargaining unit.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.


The incumbent. is responsible for the leadership of the workforce and the management of fiscal, personnel, time and equipment resources. Responsible for planning, programming, budgeting, and executing resources to support the operational requirements; establishing and implementing operating procedures and policies in accordance with established objectives and program funds; supervising subordinates and integrating facility management programs and projects with regards to security, environmental, safety, fire prevention, space allocation, and automation. Determines the impact and interface of all facilities support services activities on major organizational policies and goals. Develops and implements plans to assure that workforce and material resource needs, allocation, and utilization are effectively integrated and coordinated internally and externally to support Academy programs. Serves as the principal advisor and command representative for engineering and facilities management to include a thorough know{edge of planning, programming, and budgeting regulations, guidelines and processes. Coordinates with other Federal, state and local agencies on all matters affecting construction, operations and short or long range planning. Manages Academy maintenance contracts and cooperative agreements; administration of Academy service contracts, property, and inventory management, storage and space utilization. Develops, plans for, and performs surveillance of contractor performance; evaluates and maintains surveillance of contractor's management systems; prepares reports. Evaluates and makes recommendations concerning waivers or deviations from contract specifications; identifies deficiencies, addresses with contractor and advises Contracting Officer of unresolved problems; maintains documentation of actions taken.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Supervisory probationary period is required if not already met.
  • U.S. Citizenship.

Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-13, in the Federal Service. This includes, but is not limited to, experience:

  • experience planning, programming, budgeting and executing of resources to support operation requirements;
  • experience in construction, facility and equipment management, and preventive maintenance practices;
  • experience in leadership of the workforce and the management of fiscal, personnel, time and equipment resources;
  • experience plans and specifications and making on-site inspections to assure compliance with contractual agreements.

Education cannot be used as a substitute for experience.

Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

Security Clearance

Q - Sensitive

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and refer candidates for selection consideration. Candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome. A selection is expected to be made within 30 calendar days from the issuance date of the certificate.

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Other Information

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

The Department of Labor does not make unfavorable hiring decisions on the basis of an applicant's previous or current unemployment, or the fact that an applicant has experienced financial difficulty through no fault of his/her own and has undertaken good faith efforts to meet his/her financial obligations. Consideration is given to financial status in relation to appointments only where required by law, regulation, or Executive Order.


All MSHA employees and their spouses, and minor children are prohibited by regulation from having any interest, direct or indirect, in any mine or mining company which may be directly affected by the work of MSHA through its investigations, technical research, or other activities. These interests are prohibited under the Department of Labor's Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct Regulations at 5 CFR 5201.105. Certain MSHA employees are required to file a financial disclosure report. For questions, please contact the vacancy contact on this announcement.

Salary Range: $99,785.00 to $129,723.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-1640-14/14

Promotion Potential: 14

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area. Also being advertised as job announcement MS-16-MSHA-097 for status applicants, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) applicants & persons eligible under these non-competitive authorities: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans; persons w/disabilities (Schedule A); present/former Peace Corps (PC) personnel & former PC volunteers. To be considered for each, apply to BOTH jobs.

Control Number: 451580800

Job Announcement Number: DE-16-MSHA-098