John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Tuesday 10/4/2016 (15 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 10/19/2016 (0 day(s) away)

Job Overview

YOU can be a star performer at the Kennedy Center!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as the sole presidential memorial to John F. Kennedy in the environs of Washington, DC, is a national center for the performing arts managed by the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees. The Kennedy Center presents more than 2,000 performances annually. The facility includes nine theatres, restaurants, gift shops, interactive displays, public spaces, administrative offices, theatre and building support spaces, and a parking garage. Open 365 days a year, its nearly 3 million annual patrons and visitors make it Washington's third most popular attraction. The Kennedy Center is conveniently located within walking distance of the Foggy Bottom - GWU stop on Metro's blue/orange/silver line.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain, coordinate, and supervise the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) programs, and their maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and replacement.
  • Supervise and monitor building automation system; reviews engineer's log, providing trend analysis and performing diagnostics to evaluate the operation of systems and equipment and recommend the necessary degree of rebuild, repair, replacement, modification, or alternate sequence of operations;
  • Identify existing HVAC systems that may provide energy savings within the Kennedy Center's HVAC systems through sequencing, upgrading, retrofitting, replacement, or elimination; designated as Energy Manager; and,
  • Serve as first-level supervisor over a staff of approximately 15 electricians, plumbers, and HVAC mechanics performing the full range of supervisory duties including performance and leave management; awards and training recommendations; initiating/taking disciplinary actions.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Resume and supporting documents (see How to Apply)
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • The tour of duty of this position is Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • You may be required to complete one year supervisory probationary period.
  • This position is identified as “emerergency/essential.”

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service that includes managing programs that maintain and repair mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems; reading and interpreting plans and specifications in order to coordinate and monitor construction maintenance and repair projects; formulating budgets; resolving facility maintenance problems; resolving issues and providing advice on facility matters where policies or decisions covering major areas of uncertainty in approach or methodology are required and where new techniques or information must be developed; and monitoring a buildings automation system to evaluate the operation of equipment.

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.


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Other Information

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" *plus the proof required by that form. *For more information on veterans' preference see

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP/ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an CTAP/ICTAP eligible see To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-1640-12/12

Promotion Potential: 12

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 450595100

Job Announcement Number: WA1794746-JN