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Grade: 11

Specialized experience is experience assisting in the management of a multi-level commercial office building (or equivalent non-housing high rise building) consisting of building mechanical system (i.e., HVAC, alarm systems, elevators, etc.). This experience typically includes:
  • monitoring occupant space utilization, energy and water conservation, sustainability and environmental hazards programs;
  • coordinating alteration and renovation projects;
  • gathering information to assess the level of customer satisfaction, i.e., surveys, interviews with tenant contacts, focus groups;
  • monitoring real property budgetary and financial data; and,
  • administration of repair and/or operation and maintenance contracts.
1 From the following, please select the response that best describes your experience and/or education. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience, as defined above, equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service.
  • I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or have successfully completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.
  • None of the above
2 Please indicate which of the following best describes your experience interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions to meet those needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
3 Please indicate which of the following best describes your experience interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions to meet those needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
4 Choose the response that best reflects your experience in evaluating results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implementing recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have performed similar or directly related tasks and my experience or training has equipped me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have independently evaluated results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implemented recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have evaluated results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implementing recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at evaluating results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implementing recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
5 Please indicate which of the following best describes your experience evaluating data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective action. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently evaluating data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective action and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have evaluated data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective actions, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at evaluating data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective action. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
6 I have regular, recurring experience contracting for the following services: Answer to this question is required
  • Building Services such as: mechanical equipment maintenance; elevator maintenance; management and inspection services; hazardous materials abatement services
  • Network services and products (e.g. Voice, data, video equipment, systems integration, operations and support)
  • Construction of multi-storied buildings or special purpose space
  • Construction management services
  • Repair and alteration of large multi-storied buildings
  • Purchase of building mechanical components or operating systems for large multi-storied buildings
  • Professional services (architects or engineers)
  • Design-Build services
  • None of the above
7 In performing contract administration for building management services (roles include contract inspections, and assessment of contractor performance), which types of contracts have you administered successfully: Answer to this question is required
  • Janitorial Services
  • Recycling
  • Concessions
  • Lease
  • Utility Contracts
  • Repair and Alternations Projects
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • None of the above
8 I have regular and recurring experience performing the following space management and utilization activities: Answer to this question is required
  • Conducting inspections of space, i.e., code inspections, acceptance inspections, and periodic service inspections
  • Resolving lease disputes or deficiencies
  • Coordinating the physical moves of tenant agencies
  • Planning and coordinating tenant improvements
  • None of the above
9 I have experience in applying the requirements for the following codes and standards used in building management: Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Management Regulations (FMR) Subchapter C
  • GSA PBS P100 (Facilities Standards for the Public Building Service)
  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Title 41 Code of Federal Regulations, Public Contracts & Property Management' subsection
  • Appropriations
  • None of the above
10 I have experience overseeing the following operations and activities of a federal/commercial office building: Answer to this question is required
  • Maintenance
  • Construction repair and alterations
  • Custodial services
  • Facility recycling
  • Food and vending service
  • Facility and occupational safety
  • Facility security
  • Facility environmental compliance
  • Energy conservation
  • Sustainability in operations
  • Financial and budget management and oversight
  • Leased asset improvements
  • Major capital improvements
  • Risk management
  • Building automation systems
  • Water Conservation Program
  • None of the above
11 Choose the response that best reflects your level of experience in monitoring energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have performed similar or directly related tasks and my experience or training has equipped me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have monitored energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have monitored energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I have independently monitored energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
12 As a regular part of my job, I have monitored, inspected, and contributed to preparing reports of findings concerning the following types of building systems in an office building or similar type non-housing building environment: Answer to this question is required
  • Environmental Management Control Systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems
  • Fire prevention equipment and systems
  • Plumbing
  • Building Automation Systems (BAS) programming
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Architectural/Structural maintenance
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following best describes your project management experience managing repair and/or alteration type projects in an office building or similar type non-housing building environment? Answer to this question is required
  • I have been assigned to carry out components of projects but have not been assigned leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities.
  • I have assisted in the management of projects by performing key tasks such as developing project plans, scheduling milestones, developing requirements, estimating costs and budgets, and monitoring and drafting progress reports.
  • I have been a project manager with responsibility to formulate, execute and complete projects lasting from a few weeks to several months in duration. I have led and directed project team members, obtained necessary project approvals and authorizations, and reported progress and results attained upon completion.
  • None of the above.
14 Choose the response which best reflects your level of experience in managing an assigned budget and analyzing financial reports to recommend and/or develop building operations improvements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently managed an assigned budget and analyzed financial reports to recommend and/or develop building operations improvements and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have managed an assigned budget and analyzed financial reports to recommend and/or develop building operations improvements, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at managing an assigned budget and analyzing financial reports to recommend and/or develop building operations improvements. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.

Grade: 12

Specialized experience is experience assisting in the management of a multi-level commercial office building (or equivalent non-housing high rise building) consisting of complex building mechanical system (i.e., building automated systems, centralized HVAC, alarm systems, elevators, etc.). This experience typically includes:
  • monitoring occupant space utilization, energy and water conservation, sustainability and environmental hazards programs;
  • directing and coordinating minor alteration and renovation projects;
  • maintaining customer satisfaction programs including feedback mechanisms used to evaluate the effectiveness of services provided;
  • managing or monitoring real property budgetary and financial data; and,
  • contract administration and oversight (i.e., janitorial, mechanical, elevator contracts).
1 Do you have at least one year of specialized experience, as defined above, equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please indicate which of the following best describes your experience interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions to meet those needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding building services issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
3 Please indicate which of the following best describes your experience interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions to meet those needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have interacted with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at interacting directly with customers and other high-level stakeholders regarding repair and alterations issues in order to assess customer needs and design solutions I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
4 Choose the response that best reflects your experience in evaluating results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implementing recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have performed similar or directly related tasks and my experience or training has equipped me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have independently evaluated results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implemented recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have evaluated results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implementing recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at evaluating results collected from a periodic building customer survey and implementing recommendations for the purpose of improving or maintaining customer satisfaction. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
5 Please indicate which of the following best describes your experience evaluating data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective action. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently evaluating data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective action and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have evaluated data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective actions, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at evaluating data on recurring issues and complaints pertaining to property management services and recommending and/or implementing corrective action. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
6 I have regular, recurring experience contracting for the following services: Answer to this question is required
  • Building Services such as: mechanical equipment maintenance; elevator maintenance; management and inspection services; hazardous materials abatement services
  • Network services and products (e.g. Voice, data, video equipment, systems integration, operations and support)
  • Construction of multi-storied buildings or special purpose space
  • Construction management services
  • Repair and alteration of large multi-storied buildings
  • Purchase of building mechanical components or operating systems for large multi-storied buildings
  • Professional services (architects or engineers)
  • Design-Build services
  • None of the above
7 In performing contract administration for building management services (roles include contract inspections, assessment of contractor performance, development and authorization of contract quality assurance programs), which types of contracts have you administered successfully: Answer to this question is required
  • Janitorial Services
  • Recycling
  • Concessions
  • Lease
  • Utility Contracts
  • Repair and Alternations Projects
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • None of the above
8 I have regular and recurring experience performing the following space management and utilization activities: Answer to this question is required
  • Conducting inspections of space, i.e., code inspections, acceptance inspections, and periodic service inspections
  • Resolving lease disputes or deficiencies
  • Coordinating the physical moves of tenant agencies
  • Planning and coordinating tenant improvements
  • None of the above
9 I have experience in applying the requirements for the following codes and standards used in building management: Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Management Regulations (FMR) Subchapter C
  • GSA PBS P100 (Facilities Standards for the Public Building Service)
  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Title 41 Code of Federal Regulations, Public Contracts & Property Management' subsection
  • Appropriations
  • None of the above
10 I have experience overseeing the following operations and activities of a federal/commercial office building: Answer to this question is required
  • Maintenance
  • Construction repair and alterations
  • Custodial services
  • Facility recycling
  • Food and vending service
  • Facility and occupational safety
  • Facility security
  • Facility environmental compliance
  • Energy conservation
  • Sustainability in operations
  • Financial and budget management and oversight
  • Leased asset improvements
  • Major capital improvements
  • Risk management
  • Building automation systems
  • Water Conservation Program
  • None of the above
11 Choose the response that best reflects your level of experience in monitoring energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have performed similar or directly related tasks and my experience or training has equipped me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have monitored energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have monitored energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I have independently monitored energy conservation programs (i.e., replacing lighting, integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, etc.) for reducing energy consumption by utilizing energy conservation principles or industry recommendations. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
12 As a regular and recurring part of my job, I have monitored, inspected, and prepared reports of findings concerning the following types of building systems in an office building or similar type non-housing building environment: Answer to this question is required
  • Environmental Management Control Systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems
  • Fire prevention equipment and systems
  • Plumbing
  • Building Automation Systems (BAS) programming
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Architectural/Structural maintenance
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following best describes your project management experience managing repair and/or alteration type projects in an office building or similar type non-housing building environment? Answer to this question is required
  • I have been assigned to carry out components of projects but have not been assigned leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities.
  • I have assisted in the management of projects by performing key tasks such as developing project plans, scheduling milestones, developing requirements, estimating costs and budgets, and monitoring and drafting progress reports.
  • I have been a project manager with responsibility to formulate, execute and complete projects lasting from a few weeks to several months in duration. I have led and directed project team members, obtained necessary project approvals and authorizations, and reported progress and results attained upon completion.
  • None of the above.
14 Choose the response which best reflects your level of experience in managing an assigned budget and analyzing financial reports to develop building operations improvements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience performing this task.
  • I have independently managed an assigned budget and analyzed financial reports to develop building operations improvements and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have managed an assigned budget and analyzed financial reports to develop building operations improvements, but did so with guidance from a senior level staff member.
  • I am highly skilled at managing an assigned budget and analyzing financial reports to develop building operations improvements. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.

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  • True
  • False
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  • Yes
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    • I have served at or above the full performance level of the position (see vacancy announcement).
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  • No
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