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United States Botanic Garden-Capital Projects and Facilities Manager-Wed, 05/08/2019 - 9:06am

Capital Projects and Facilities Manager


United States Botanic Garden
245 First Street SW Washington
Washington , DC 20024

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Job Description 

Pay scale & grade: GS 13 - 14
Salary: $99,172 to $152,352 per year

The selectee will manage all aspects of facility operations, capital projects, construction, renovation, maintenance and project management in addition to serving on the USBG’s senior management team and contributing to all aspects of the organization’s operations.

The U.S. Botanic Garden is comprised of approximately 70 positions organized into an Administrative Services Division, a Public Programs Division, a Horticulture Division, and an Operations Division. Physical facilities consist of an administration building, an historic conservatory and fountain, 6.5 acres of outside gardens, and a 33-bay greenhouse production facility on 14 acres. The USBG provides memorable, educational experiences to over 1 million visitors annually and hosts numerous congressional events each year.

Serves as liaison with the Planning and Project Management (PPM) jurisdiction, Construction Division, Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs, U.S. Capitol Police and other offices and jurisdictions of the AOC. Duties quoted at GS-14 level.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Facility Maintenance and Operations Management, Analysis, Planning and Programming, Project Coordination and Contractor Oversight, and Supervision
Specialized experience is defined as having experience in 5 of the following areas: (1) Supporting the maintenance and operations of a facility such as a botanic garden, greenhouse facility, museum, historic estate, school or similar establishment, including planning for short-, medium-, and long-range needs; (2) Supervising or leading skilled trade employees engaged in facility management or project management; (3) Coordinating capital projects, construction, renovation or maintenance projects, and coordinating work of contractors and employees; (4) Determining staff, equipment, financial and other resources needed to advance construction, renovation or maintenance projects; (5) Performing project management functions, such as establishing and monitoring project timelines and milestones and assigning tasks to employees or contractors; (6) Performing contract administration functions (for example as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) or equivalent) and documenting and evaluating contract performance.

Education and Experience 

This position has promotion potential to the GS-14. A bachelor's degree or higher is required for all AOC positions at grade GS-14 and above. Advancement to the GS-14 is contingent upon possession or attainment of a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university.

***A copy of your transcript(s) and/or diploma will be required upon selection if applying for the GS-14.***

Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
You must be able to pass a drug test.
Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
You must meet the definition of specialized experience (see above and weblink below)

***This position is essential. The manager is required to report to work during emergencies and inclement weather situations.***

Application Instructions 

For more information and to apply see:

Job posting closes on 06/05/2019

Full Name 
Ray Mims