You will serve as the Requirements Branch Head, Public Works
Department, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, of Naval Facilities
Engineering Command Atlantic.
Salary listed above does not include locality pay. Locality
adjustment will be determined by duty location once a selection has
This position may be filled as a temporary reassignment or
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- Provide full range of administrative and technical supervisory
duties (assigns work, manages priorities, appraises performance,
- Provides direct supervision for Requirements Branch of
- Receive customer requests for emergency/urgent/routine service
and project work.
- Review customer requests for emergency/urgent/routine service
and project work, induct into CMMS (Maximo) database, and provide
all pertinent data.
- Using information from the customer and management tools,
determine the importance of the service work or project relative to
financial and mission factors.
- Coordinate with the customer and provide support to the
Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Division (FEAD) through the
WIB to determine the best method to acquire or construct the
requested work using a contracting authority tool that provides the
best value to the Government and supports the work
- Develop, implement, and maintain WIB standardized processes and
quality standards for execution of work requests, development of
work packages, and completion of other major Public Works
- Facilitate effective relationships and processes between
customers and government team members to ensure products and
services are properly provided on schedule and within budget.
- Track and update work status within NAVFAC management systems
(INFADs, Maximo, eProject, eContract etc.) to ensure up-to-date
execution status and proper work order close out.
- Fully understands NAVFAC PWD processes and ensures Requirements
Branch Team serves as the expert liaison between the PWD and its
customers in educating them on procedures and processes, keeping
them informed on status of all work affecting their mission, and
helping them set realistic expectations.
- The Requirements Branch Head, with support of FMS staff,
develops and maintains the PWD MEP (Maintenance Execution Plan),
MAP (Maintenance Action Plan), and LRMP (Long Range Maintenance
- Manages and administers the ICAP (Infrastructure Condition
Assessment Program) for the PWD.
- Administers the CBMM (Condition Based Maintenance Management)
program for the PWD in accordance with the NAVFAC P-501
- Ensures that subordinates are fully knowledgeable on all
aspects of their facilities, what function they perform in the
overall mission of their customers, the priorities of those
customers, and how to assist them in articulating their facility
76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this
1640 Facility Operations Services
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to
successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To
learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
- Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must
serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This
requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements
must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of
retired military members within 180 days immediately following
retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions
of 5 United States Code 3326.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized
experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in
the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or
public sector performing duties such as: 1) coordinating and/or
leading a wide variety of complex and/or major work requirements
associated with surveying, inspecting, programming, scoping,
estimating, designing, monitoring, reviewing, and managing
facilities sustainment, repair and maintenance, construction
projects, and service contracts for a wide variety of clients;
2)interacting, via meetings or other methods, with internal and
external stake holders to resolve issues of facilities job status,
priorities, milestones, tracking procedures and schedules to
eliminate conflicts and facilitate timely project completion; 3)
applies knowledge/experience in facilities planning, programming
and funding, such as maintenance execution, maintenance action, and
long range maintenance plans (MEP, MAP, LRMP), to assess and advise
supported clients on feasibility of their requirements; and 4)
provide supervision, leadership and direction to subordinate
facilities operations specialists by delegating specific authority
to carry out their respective responsibilities while establishing
employee performance standards, conducting performance appraisals,
and establishing leave schedules and approval guidelines.
Additional qualification information can be found from the
following Office of Personnel Management web site:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g.,
professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community,
student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies,
knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and
experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Physical Demands: The position is mostly office-related and
sedentary; however, site and tenant visits may include working
around drinking water treatment plants and industrialized
facilities where there are high noise levels, open tanks,
controlled production processes, the work may require some physical
exertion, such as walking over rough, uneven, sandy, or rocky
surfaces during site visits and inspections of outdoor facilities
and at construction locations. During the course of site visits,
audits, and inspections at locations, such as wastewater treatment
plants, the incumbent could happen upon areas with the presence of
infectious bacteria, or emission of hydrogen sulfide or other
noxious odors or toxic gases. Furthermore, work may require
climbing heights, such as climbing to tops of storage tanks. Use of
personal protective equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to,
safety glasses and boots, hard hats, gloves and ear defenders may
be required when performing site inspections or field work.
Work Environment: Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa is located in
a harsh environmental setting with adverse weather conditions for
many months of the year (excessive heat, humidity, and rain) and
working in areas populated by poisonous snakes, plants, and/or
insects, and contagious diseases and poor air quality, chemical
handling areas, and damp and unheated spaces. The work may require
extensive work shifts of 12-16 hours a day and more than a 5 day
workweek. Generally, indoor work location has power, water, heating
and air conditioning, although outages should be expected. The
incumbent will be required to live on the camp, where living
quarters are a container living unit (CLU), which may be very
cramped with the requirement to share bathroom facilities. Initial
living quarters may be a tent. Fatigue may occur from long work
hours and uncomfortable living conditions.
The position may be required to provide immediate contingency
support requiring a physical and immunizations deemed necessary for
the environment in which this support is provided.
Incumbent is entitled to 25% Post Differential pay.
Potential benefits for working in Djibouti: Ability to gain
international work experience
Professional development by working in an area at the forefront
of construction and community growth
High potential for overtime pay
Local Market Supplement (based on parent command location)
Imminent Danger Pay - $225/month (first 42 days)
Post Differential Allowance - currently 25% of base pay
(beginning day 43+)
This job does not have an education qualification