Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/29/2018
Job Category:
Business Development
Industry:
Government
Compensation:
$45,972 - $73,105
Facilities Planner - Entry/Mid-Level (30000725)
(This job is no longer available)
National Security Agency | Fort Meade, MD
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Job Description

 
NSA Overview

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal - to protect our nation.  The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense.  The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes.  The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information.  The National Security Agency (NSA) currently has opportunities for highly motivated Facilities Planners to provide short-term and long-range space plans that deliver efficient and effective facilities to support the Agency's mission.

Description of Position

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).

About National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in Signals Intelligence. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies. 

We have two primary missions. Our Information Assurance mission is the defense: it protects U.S. information by preventing foreign adversaries from gaining access to our information systems. Our Signals Intelligence mission is the offense: collecting foreign signals and producing intelligence to give U.S. policy makers and warfighters the decision advantage. NSA also enables network warfare operations to defeat terrorists and their organizations at home and abroad, consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties.

At the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are also the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as one of the most important centers of foreign language analysis and research.