Facilities Planner - Entry/Mid-Level - 30000725

  • NSA - National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • 04/02/2018
Security Clearance Required Facilities Management / Construction

Job Description

As a Facilities Planner, your responsibilities may include:

-               Developing strategies for major initiatives such as renovations and military construction (MILCON).

-               Creating budgets and schedules for implementing major initiatives

-               Maintaining and updating space occupancy database for real time accountability of all occupied and available space.

-               Creating and implementing standards for facilities modernization, and tracking investments in real property.

-               Testing and evaluating new trends and technologies to provide guidance, project management services, hands-on facilities support, engineering consulting services and technical expertise in facilities management.

-               Reading and understanding graphic materials (e.g., diagrams, schematics, blueprints, maps, or GUIs).

-               Understanding and implantation of sustainability initiatives

-               Managing space resources, infrastructure, and facility capacities

-               Working with other facilities professionals such as Program Managers (PMs), Building Managers (BMs), engineers and IT technicians to understand the physical planning needs of the stakeholders balanced with an understanding of existing conditions in order to make informed space planning decisions.

-               Developing and presenting briefings

Skills

The ideal candidate has a desire for continual learning with excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills who is:

-               customer service-oriented

-               motivated

-               well-organized

-               resilient

-               able to handle and prioritize multiple assignments

-               able to communicate effectively both orally and written

-               able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment

 

Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired:

-               Space Planning

-               Architecture

-               Interior Design

-               Project Planning

-               Program Management

-               Construction technology/management

-               Facilities construction/infrastructure/maintenance

-               Urban Planning

-               Sustainability

Qualifications

Salary Range:  $45,972 - $73,105 (Entry/Developmental)

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered.

Degree in a Construction or related field (e.g., Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Design, Engineering, Space Planning, and Interior Design) or a Business related field (e.g., Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Business Administration, and Finance) is preferred.

Relevant experience in space planning and design, facilities, project management, economics, marketing, accounting, business administration, finance, property/space management, human resources, training, security, communications, or budgeting is preferred.

 

Salary Range:  $68,036 - $106,012 (Full Performance)

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered.

Degree in a Construction or related field (e.g., Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Design, Engineering, Space Planning, and Interior Design) or a Business related field (e.g., Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Business Administration, and Finance) is preferred.

Relevant experience must be in space planning and design, facilities, project management, economics, marketing, accounting, business administration, finance, property/space management, human resources, training, security, communications, or budgeting.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

On-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.

Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).

 

***PLEASE NOTE:

U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.  Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.  NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.  All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

Please note that you will be asked a series of questions and your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application.  Your responses will assist in determining your eligibility for the position.  Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position.  Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.

DCIPS Disclaimer

The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.