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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist in Louisville, Kentucky

Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: Serve as Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist with the US Army Corps of Engineer District, Hunting Regional Rivers Repair Fleet, Louisville Repair Station with duty location Louisville, KY. Responsibilities Planning of projects and efficient management of the workforce involved in the project is vital to the overall effectiveness of the Regional Rivers Repair Fleet Program. Prepares plans and recommendations for annual and long-range operation and maintenance of the Divisions Repair Stations and Fleets. Maintains awareness of the revolving fund budget for the Repair Station and assigned Repair Fleet. Regularly communicates with Fleet and Repair Station Branch Chiefs and supported district Technical Support and Maintenance Branch Chiefs to assure established work scopes are being executed to an acceptable standard and in a safe and timely manner. Makes program changes and modifications as appropriate to meet changing field conditions or needs in coordination with the supervisor. Performs the full range of supervisory and management functions over Section personnel to ensure an efficient and effective operation. Promotes the Districts Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity policies. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications If you are currently a permanent, Federal employee or have other appointment eligibility(s) as an internal candidate, apply for this vacancy number SWGJ23133005R for status candidates. Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: supervising or leading the operation and/or maintenance of navigation facilities such as locks and dams, navigation channels and associated infrastructure. Overseeing the budgeting, operation and maintenance of floating and land plant such as towboats, floating cranes, mobile cranes and other construction equipment for the maintenance and repair of navigation facilities or riverine infrastructure. Overseeing the construction or maintenance of mooring facilities, bulk materials loading/unloading facilities, or heavy riverine construction. Knowledge of the maintenance and repair of navigation operating components such as emergency and miter gates and culvert valves, discharge/intake systems and operating machinery. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Facilities Management Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 18 position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy. Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit Retention/Recruitment/Recruitment incentives may be authorized subject to agency determination that it is in the best interest of the government.