Building Management Specialist Job

Vacancy No. 23NRCA063KEDE Department Public Buildings Service
Salary $69,107.00 to $125,851.00 Grade 11 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 5/15/2023 Close Date 11/15/2023
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Anchorage, AKBirmingham, ALHuntsville, ALPhoenix, AZ
Tucson, AZJuneau, AKDouglas, AZOakland, CA
Pasadena, CASacramento, CASan Diego, CASan Francisco, CA
San Jose, CAFresno, CALaguna Niguel, CALos Angeles, CA
Bridgeport, CTHartford, CTNew Haven, CTLakewood, CO
Jacksonville, FLOrlando, FLPensacola, FLTallahassee, FL
Tampa, FLWashingtonFort Lauderdale, FLFort Myers, FL
Honolulu, HIAtlanta, GAChicagoEast Saint Louis, IL
Boise, IDSpringfield, ILHammond, INIndianapolis, IN
Des Moines, IATopeka, KSWichita, KSKansas City, KS
Louisville, KYCovington, KYAugusta, MEBaltimore
Silver SpringPhiladelphiaPittsburghSyracuse, NY
Eugene, ORCincinnati, OHCleveland, OHColumbus, OH
Dayton, OHPortland, ORAsheville, NCCharlotte, NC
Greensboro, NCRaleigh, NCErie, PAProvidence, RI
Winston-Salem, NCNew York, NYMartinsburg, PAAkron, OH
Battle Creek, MIDetroitGreenville, MSGrand Rapids, MI
Jackson, MSOxford, MSLincoln, NEOmaha, NE
Las Vegas, NVReno, NVConcord, NHManchester, NH
Brooklyn, NYKansas City, MOCamden, NJFort Snelling, MN
BostonCambridgeMinneapolisNewark, NJ
Springfield, MASaint PaulWorcester, MAKnoxville, TN
Memphis, TNNashville, TNRichland, WASeattle, WA
Tacoma, WACasper, WYBurlington, VTClarksburg, WV
Austin, TXMontpelier, VTHuntington, WVAlexandria
Martinsburg, WVHouston, TXWheeling, WVNorfolk, VA
Richmond, VASpringfield, VASpokane, WA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


As a Building Management Specialist, you will provides occupants of both Federal Government buildings and privately leased space with safe, secure, clean, and sustainable facilities in which to conduct agency business.

Location of position: Public Buildings Service, Service Centers Division, in any of the locations listed.

We are currently filling multiple vacancies, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.  

  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques and statistical interpretation.
  • Advanced skills in interpersonal relations and in written and oral communications.
  • Ability required to plan, schedule, and balance all technical aspects of multiple tenant requirements.
  • Knowledge of contracting rules and regulations regarding the technical soundness of contractor-provided supplies/services/processes and decisions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of quality assurance and quality control methods and standards, inspection and evaluation procedures and issue resolution.
  • In-depth analytical knowledge of the property management industry, including private sector leasing protocols and practices involving facility operations and systems.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of real estate principles, concepts, and practices as well as a good understanding of the real estate market in order to perform such duties as acquire property or space; or advise others on acquisition of space; or relocation of employees and tenants.
  • Knowledge of agency policies, regulations and Desk Guides, and applicable Federal statutes, including the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Federal Management Regulations (FMR) with regard to property management and safety issues.
  • Technical knowledge of building operations and maintenance, including Federal and industry operations and maintenance best practices; major systems and equipment such as HVAC, controls, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, roofing, structural, elevators, and renewable energy systems.
  • Ability to integrate knowledge of legal, engineering, architecture, fire and life safety, physical security, food service, finance, asset preservation, HVAC, environment, cost estimation, contracting, lease management.
  • Ability required to plan, schedule, and balance all technical aspects of multiple tenant requirements.
  • Knowledge of budget formulation and execution processes to include Life Cycle Cost Assessment and Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Ability to use building automation systems (BAS), CAD/CIFM, BIM, advanced metering, CMMS and other data and technology tools.

Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of the following categories and standard score ranges:

  • Best Qualified = Candidates scoring between 95 - 100
  • Well Qualified = Candidates scoring between 85 - 94 (Well Qualified for CTAP/ICTAP)
  • Qualified = Candidates scoring between 70 - 84

We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume.  If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.

Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

Additional hurdle assessments, such as narrative responses or other assessments, may be administered to applicants who meet the requirements of the first hurdle, e.g., the minimum qualification requirements. If additional assessments are used, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.