Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
NCNR is seeking a Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist in it’s NCNR Reasearch Facility Operations Group.
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The NIST Center for Neutron Research is a national user facility regarded as the foremost neutron research center in the United States, serving over 2,000 research participants annually.
The incumbent will supervise the Research Facilities Operations (RFO) Group responsible for the design, improvement, construction, multi-year upgrade, and maintenance of the research facilities at the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR). Group leadership encompasses a broad array of management responsibilities, including but not limited to leading the development of new or upgraded neutron instrumentation at the NCNR, ensuring safe operation of all neutron instruments, establishing and maintaining organizational performance measures, financial resource and budget management, employee supervision and development, resource acquisition and monitoring, interacting with internal/external NCNR stakeholders and other federal agencies regarding trends, performance, and policies of U.S. neutron facilities, participating in and proactively responding to NCNR advisory committees and panels, and ensuring that the actions of the group are responsive to NIST and the national science community. Development of strategic plans relevant to NCNR and NIST goals. All of these activities serve to ensure sustained reliability and world-class performance of the NCNR in its provision of neutron measurement capabilities to partner operating units at NIST and the wider industrial and academic U.S. research community.
You can review our benefits at: http://www.nist.gov/ohrm/benefits/summarychart.cfm
NIST offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employee Retirement System. NIST also offers a broad array of work-life flexibilities and services to employees such as flexible work schedules, teleworking transit subsidies, on-site child care, fitness center, credit union, employee assistance programs, and free parking. Learn more about NIST’s work life programs by visiting www.nist.gov/ohrm/worklife.cfm.
This position is covered by an Alternative Personnel Management System (APMS). This system replaces the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and grade with career paths and pay bands. For information regarding how the pay bands correspond to the General Schedule, visit http://nist.gov/ohrm/apms.cfm
To qualify for this position, applicants must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the federal service (ZA-IV for NIST employees). Specialized experience is defined as experience developing and implementing plans to ensure fiscal responsibility, robust research facility operations and maintenance/upgrade of a national research facility or similar organization.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at http:///www.opm.gov/qualifications
Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Your resume must be complete (i.e., include dates of experience, salary, work schedule, etc.), detailed and relevant to the position.
A probationary period may be required.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must certify that they have registered for the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service Law
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To apply and find out more about the applications process, please visit the vacancies website: https://nist.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/402723800