Crownpoint, NM


Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist, CE-1640-03/04
Full time, Year Long,
$23.74 to $41.57, Per Hour May include 15% Recruitment Staffing Differential

Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education,
Education Resource Center Navajo Central NM, Facility Management, Crownpoint, NM
2024-D34N01-01-R2  Re-Advertisement

05/23/24 - 04:00 pm , Mountain (DST) Timezone

The Bureau of Indian Education's mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with the tribes' needs for cultural and economic well-being and in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities. The Department of the Interior (DOI) places a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspectives and encourages applications from all interested eligible candidates. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) are fundamental principles that guide the Department and allow us to successfully achieve our mission.



Incumbent will create and maintain a safe, positive learning environment to ensure the holistic development of each student and staff member through cultural, social, spiritual, physical and academic experience. Incumbent will support the Bureau of Indian Education’s mission, which is to provide high quality education opportunities from early childhood through life while considering a tribe’s need for cultural and economic well-being. In performing this mission, the BIE takes into account the spiritual, mental, physical, and cultural aspects of school-aged children within their family and tribal community. To meet its trust responsibility to Indian Tribes, BIE works to strengthen education opportunities for American Indian students to be successful and competitive globally; to enhance student participation in their tribal communities; and support tribes in nation-building, in development of the next generation of tribal leaders.


Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.


Within the scope of Indian preference, all candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or other non-merit factors.


This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify this agency. The decision in granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.


Serves as supervisor to the Skill Craft Section that contains maintenance and janitor personnel; serves as supervisor to School Maintenance Section that contains school maintenance and janitor personnel at seven BIE operated schools. Responsible for accomplishing a variety of work operations and functions at assigned locations within the time scheduled, budget and staff limitations prescribed by management.

The facility management program is very active and involves responsibility for one or more specific facility management related programs such as safety, energy conservation, and fire suppression.

The incumbent carries out the duties and responsibilities of the position, exercising leadership and managerial ability in planning, implementing, executing and evaluating effective facility management program. Keeps the Facility Manager and school principals informed of program status, progress, and other issues that may adversely impact objectives. Performance is reviewed for effective execution of program objectives, and contribution towards accomplishment of mission objectives.

Prepares projects to be entered into MAXIMO and year-end report to meet Fiscal Year-end reporting. Oversee MAXIMO system, schedule, and reports of all inventories such as: Electro-Mechanical System, Building System, Detail and Summary, Site and Central Utility Detail and Work Analysis Report.

Develops five-year plan and annually updates for Agency and schools for submittal by the Agency Facility Manager. Prepares long range plans for maintenance activities; prepares annual operating programs; reviews and recommends changes.

Consults and shares in the planning, development, execution and evaluation of long-range and annual programs for the operation, maintenance repair and improvement of the plan facilities with the Agency.

Organizes, directs, coordinates the planning, estimating and inspection activities pertinent to the maintenance, improvement and modification or installation of buildings, shops, utility systems, equipment and other functions as may be required in the operations of the Agency structures, related facilities and required supporting services.

Develops technical scope of work for projects for submittal to contracts.

Oversees the utilities and energy monitoring and control systems. Ensures system controls and settings are adjusted to achieve the most efficient use of heating, cooling, hot water, air conditioning, and electricity.

Assists in performing onsite inspections and evaluations of physical facilities BIE-wide to determine actual condition of existing buildings; their functional adequacy; compliance to code requirements, including life safety, health, handicap, energy conservation and environment; and examines existing facilities, utilities and site for renovation, reuse or functional modifications.

Researching public laws such Pub. L. 93-638 regarding Indian Self-Determination and Self-Governance; Pub. L. 100-297, etc. to assess facility program effect of policy directives, proposed statutory and regulatory change and to evaluate field location compliance therewith. Research building and safety industry codes and standards to evaluate and assess compliance in field locations.

Participates in preparation of the facility Operations & Maintenance budget. Monitors project budget expenditures, prepare cost estimates, submit justification for equipment and tool procurement.

Tracks environmental deficiencies for the Agency Headquarters and Agency schools.

Serves as Environmental Management System Coordinator to the Agency Headquarters.

Maintains production reports and other office records.

Selects individual workers and assign the particular work tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements, methods and procedures as needed. Instructs subordinates on difficult work operations, review work in progress and/or upon completion and change work plans and work assignments as necessary to accomplish the work of the unit.


NOTE: This is a READVERTISEMENT. Applicants that previously applied will be considered and need NOT re-apply UNLESS to UPDATE their applications.

Refer to BIE Job Category Standards for additional qualification requirements and substitutions for education. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the BIE Job Category Standard.

NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. It is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian Preference, education, training and/or experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED BY THIS OFFICE.


For Level 03 – Education & Experience required
Associate’s Degree or 60 college semester hours in related field AND three years related experience.
High School or GED diploma AND five years related experience.

Related field for education may be in any of the following:
Facility Management
Business administration
Industrial technology
Construction management
Public administration

Qualifying experience must be in administration, environmental quality, conservation, or other facility management/operations specialist experience that is related to this position.

For Level 04 – Education and Experience required
Bachelor’s Degree in related field AND one year specialized experience equivalent to Level 03.
Associate’s Degree or 60 semester hours in related filed AND five years related experience equivalent to Level 03.

Bachelor’s degree or coursework may be in any of the following:
• Facility Management
• Business administration
• Industrial technology
• Construction management
• Public administration

Qualifying experience must be in administration, environmental quality, conservation, or other facility management/operations specialist experience that is related to this position.


This position requires the operation of a motor vehicle in the performance of duties. Incumbent must possess a valid State Driver’s license as a condition of employment; failure to do so may result in removal from the position.

Subject to background investigation.


Good distance vision in one eye and ability to read without strain printed material the size of type-written characters is required, glasses permitted.

The position also required the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid.

If incumbent has an amputation of arm, hand, leg or foot, it may be compensated by use of satisfactory prosthesis.

In addition, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability.


Once the announcement has closed, all applicants for this position will be rated based upon the extent and quality of their experience, training and/or education as reflected on their resume. The judgement of qualification will be based on materials submitted, therefore, it is the applicants’ advantage to give complete thorough and complete information in a neat and orderly fashion.


The Investigative Process for Public Trust Positions: Background investigations for public trust positions are conducted to gather information to determine whether applicants are reliable, trustworthy, of good conduct and character, and loyal to the U.S. The information that provided on the Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions (SF-85P) and the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF 306) may be confirmed during the investigation. The investigation may extend beyond the time covered by this form, when necessary to resolve issues. 

The applicant's current employer may be contacted as part of the investigation, although the applicant may have previously indicated on applications or other forms that the applicant did not want the current employer to be contacted. 
In addition to the questions on the SF-85P, inquiry also is made about the applicant's adherence to security requirements, the applicant honesty and integrity, falsification, misrepresentation, and any other behavior, activities, or associations that tend to demonstrate a person is not reliable, trustworthy, or loyal.

After a suitability /fitness determination is made, the applicant may also be subject to continuous vetting which may include periodic reinvestigations to ensure the employee is continuing suitability for employment.


Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. It is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian Preference, education, training and/or experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED BY THIS OFFICE.


Required Documents

NOTE: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

To apply for this position, submit a complete Application Package to include the following:

  1. This position has an individual occupation requirement for positive education: Copies of Official transcripts are preferred; student advisement and web-print outs are NOT acceptable submissions. Copies of Official or Unofficial College Transcript may be accepted for initial qualifications evaluation or pay setting. Transcripts MUST show the degree awarded, date conferred, and all required courses as required by the position. Please note, this may be shown with multiple transcripts. Upon tentative selection, you MUST submit Official transcripts for all colleges attended before final job offer can be confirmed.
Additional Documents (Optional):

Applications and all accompanying documents must be received by 05/23/24 - 04:00 pm, Mountain (DST).


Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Education
NM Navajo Central - Facility Management
PO Box 328
Crownpoint, NM 87313

Barbara Hanson, Facility Engineer
505-786-6168 or 6022

For VERIFICATION of our receipt of your application-resume, please contact: Barbara Hanson, Facility Engineer, 505-786-6168 or 6022

Application Deadline

PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant. 

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