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Posted:
8/10/2018
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$45,972 - 73,105
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Facilities Project Manager - Entry/Mid-Level (NSAW) - 30000981
National Security Agency | Fort Meade, Maryland
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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 of classified national security information. Facilities Project Managers work in the Facilities Project Management Group to provide 'cradle to grave' project management oversight for all related activities that support the completion of a specified project effort.

Description of Position

As a Facilities Project Manager at the NSA, responsibilities include:

- Managing the budget and schedules for an entire project
- Monitoring work to provide accurate reporting and assurance that the Government receives the specified outcomes
- Evaluating quality of workmanship, safety, and environmental concerns
- Coordinating related project activities that affect successful completion of the project effort to include systems furniture, communications, conventional furniture and any associated special electronic video equipment
- Maintaining accurate electronic records and will be responsible for the accuracy of the project data and for the entire cost accounting of the project
    
Skills
    
The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication, problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is:

- Customer service-oriented
- Detail-oriented
- Adaptable
- Accountable
- Resilient
- Able to lead a team

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

- Building systems
- Local and National codes
- Drawing review proficiency
- Construction technology/management
- Emergency Management
- Leading project teams
- Various contract mechanisms
- Life-cycle maintenance of installations, facilities
- Design, construction
- Safety plans and programs to comply with laws, regulations, and policies
- Project Management Software
- Word processing Software/Basic spreadsheet tools
- Presentation/graphics Software
- Basic budget and financial planning management skills
    
Qualifications
    
Salary Range:   $45,972 - 73,105 (Entry/Developmental) (NSAW)
Salary Range:  $42,462 - $67,523 (Entry/Developmental) (Hawaii)

*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, and Engineering) is required. If qualifying with a high school diploma, participation in a relevant Vocational/Technical program is preferred.

Relevant experience must be in a facilities or construction related field. Construction management experience and a Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) certification is preferred.

Salary Range:  $68,036 - $106,012 (Full Performance) (NSAW)
Salary Range:  $62,841 - $97,918 (Full Performance) (Hawaii)

*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, and Engineering) is preferred. If qualifying with a high school diploma, participation in a relevant Vocational/Technical program is preferred.

Relevant experience must be in a facilities or construction related field, and include project management (e.g., planning, resource management, scheduling, tracking/oversight, and quality assurance), preferably in a subject matter related to the position in which the candidate is applying. PMP, CAPM, and/or DAWIA certifications are preferred. Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) certification is preferred.
    
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). Weekend and overtime work may be required.

*Candidates hired for a position in Hawaii may be eligible to receive an annual recruitment incentive, not to exceed three years.
    
How To Apply - External
    
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button located at the top or bottom of this page.  After completing the application and clicking the 'Submit Final' button, you will receive a confirmation email.  Emails regarding your application status will be sent periodically.  Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from noreply@nsa.gov.

***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.

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.