The Assistant Circuit Executive for Space & Facilities, under the guidance of the Circuit Executive and Deputy Circuit Executive, provides circuit-wide leadership, coordination, and guidance regarding space, facilities, and security within the circuit.
-Track Design Guide changes and other regulatory requirements. Make recommendations to the Judicial Council in keeping with Design Guide requirements and district courts' needs; conduct periodic reporting.
-Formulate space and facilities annual budget and track expenses.
-Create a space-management plan for the circuit and as requested by the district courts.
-Identify and prioritize immediate needs for renovation and construction projects; consult with district representatives.
-Assess long-range space needs throughout the circuit and develop plans to address them.
-Review project design plans and specifications, including architectural design and construction drawings. Provide interior design assistance as requested. Prepare authorizing documents for construction, maintenance, and space-renovation projects.
-Meet regularly with GSA, USPS (where applicable), AO, and contractors to improve project management; troubleshoot when necessary
-Act as the GSA liaison regarding contracting, negotiating, and project oversight.
-Oversee Component B requests and provide information regarding Component C and local Judicial Council Y funds.
-Handle cyclical maintenance for the court of appeals.
-Manage the circuit rent budget program and oversee occupancy agreements.
-Manage emergency-contact lists and act as a liaison with the U.S. Marshals Service and the Federal Protective Service regarding facility-security issues.
-Create a circuit-wide network of emergency preparedness and serve on facility-security committees.
-Assist with coordination and management of the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and security training regarding emergencies.
-Maintain keys, Building Access Cards, Facility Access Cards, and parking assignments.
The applicant must have at least three years of general experience that demonstrates the applicant's understanding of the methods and administrative machinery required to accomplish the work of the organization; the ability to analyze problems and assess the practical implications of alternate solutions; the ability to communicate with others, orally and in writing; and the capacity to employ the knowledge, skills, and abilities in the resolution of problems.
The applicant must also have a minimum of two years of progressively responsible specialized experience in at least one but preferably two or more of the functional areas of space and facilities management and administration such as: construction management, space and facilities oversight, interior design, architecture, and project development.
-A Bachelor's Degree in engineering, architecture, interior design, or related field, and an appropriate license is preferred.
-Prior space, construction, and facility management experience, preferably on Federal projects or courthouses, is desirable.
-Familiarity with finance, budgeting, contracting, and federal government bidding regulations.
-Experience with computer aided design and drafting (CADD) and similar computer design technology.
-Strong analytical, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Additional Salary Information: Placement is dependent upon background and qualifications
Internal Number: 2021-08
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