Indian Health Service Supervisory General Engineer (AB0801) in Aberdeen, South Dakota
Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.
Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
This position is located in the OEHE Department, Division of Facilities Management, Aberdeen, SD.
The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-17-GP-1986003-ESEP/MP++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered
- Administers the day to day operations of the Great Plains Area Office of Environmental Health including the Division of Facilities Management.
- Develops an annual operating budget for program expenditures including; personnel costs, travel, materials, supplies and equipment for the Division of Facilities Management (DFM) programs.
- Develop program budgets Maintenance and Improvements, Quarters Return, Facilities Support and Medical Equipment for 16 Service Units, 15 Tribes and 1 Youth Regional Treatment Center.
- Provides guidance to the Area DFM program. Reports to the Area OEHE Associate Area Director.
- 50% or Greater
- Frequent and extensive travel is required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
"ANY UNITED STATES CITIZEN"
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
- The selected applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background
- Selectee will be subject to a pre-employment fingerprint check
- Selectee will be subject to a background investigation
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required
- Professional Engineering license required
- A current, valid state drivers license is required
To qualify for this position, your resume must reflect sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the position for which you are applying.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position requires a current valid professional engineering license. Failure to provide proof of this license with your application will make you ineligible.
Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
NOTE: An applicant who meets the basic requirements as specified in A or B above may qualify for positions in any branch of engineering unless selective factors indicate otherwise, or unless he/she qualifies under the provisions of B.2 related to the EIT examination or BET degree.
GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
EXAMPLES OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience applying engineering principles, concepts and practices to applicable to the full range of engineering duties concerned with the design, repair and operation of health care facilities, buildings and HVAC, controls, utilities and related systems. Must possess, expert and extensive knowledge of public health and disease prevention and specific knowledge of facilities engineering practices; Facilities, Clinical Engineering, Real Property and Health Care Facilities Construction programs; and comprehensive knowledge of personnel administration.
Additional Requirements for Grade GS-13: In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have the amounts of specialized experience described below.
SUPERVISORY OR MANAGERIAL ABILITIES: Candidates must have demonstrated in their work experience or training that they possess, or have the potential to develop, the qualities of successful supervision, as listed below:
A.Assign to and review work of subordinates, train and work effectively with subordinates from a variety of backgrounds and with different levels/areas of training.
B.Accomplish the quality and quantity of work expected within set limits of cost and time.
C.Plan own work and carry out assignments effectively.
D.Communicate with others effectively both orally and in writing, in working out solutions to problems or questions relating to the work.
E.Understand and further management goals as these affect day-to-day work operations.
F.Develop improvements in or design new work methods and procedures.
IN ADDITION to the abilities required above, candidates must also possess, or have the potential to develop, the ability to:
1)Deal effectively with individuals or groups representing widely divergent backgrounds, interests, and points of view.
2)Adjust work operations to meet emergency or changing program or production requirements within available resources and with minimum sacrifice of quantity of quality work.
3)Establish program objectives or performance goals and to assess progress toward their achievement.
4)Coordinate and integrate the work activities of several organizational segments or several different projects.
5)Analyze organizational and operational problems and develop timely and economical solutions.
6)Represent the activity both within and outside the organization or agency and to gain support for the agency's program goals.
Personal Attributes: Candidates for all supervisory/managerial positions must demonstrate all of the following personal qualities:
a.Objectivity and fairness in judging people on their ability, and situations on the facts and circumstances;
b.Capacity to adjust to change, work pressures, or difficult situations without undue stress;
c.Willingness to consider new ideas or divergent points of view;
d.Capacity to "see the job through;"
e.Understanding of the ability to work with American Indians and Alaska Natives.
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution. Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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What To Expect Next
You can track the progress of your application package via your USAJOBS account. You will receive an acknowledgement from USAJOBS that your submission was successful once we have received your on-line occupational questionnaire, resume, and any supporting documentation. You will be notified of the status of your application via your USAJOBS Account after we conduct a qualification review of your complete application package. You will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempt to conceal information may disqualify you for employment consideration. We may verify all information you provide in your resume and questionnaire responses, through reference and/or background check, and/or verification of your education. If you are selected, you will be contacted personally by the human resources office posting this announcement.
You will no longer need to call the HR Office to determine your application status. USAJOBS has added an alert setting to their system to provide status updates for applicants. You can elect to activate the status updates from your USAJOBS profile at any point during the application process.
If all required documentation is not submitted with your application you will lose consideration. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.
Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer
You can review our benefits at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/PayandBenefits
Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. IHS may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their directly related previous non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which annual leave is earned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a fingerprint check. Fingerprint results must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges.
- Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.
- A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
- Selectee(s) are required to have a viable bank account at a financial institution for electronic direct deposit of salary payment.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474240900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 2017-07-12 to 2017-07-26
Salary: $85,816 to $111,560 / per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 13
Series: 0801 General Engineering
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full Time
Job announcement number: IHS-17-GP-1986008-DE
Control number: 474240900