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Building Manager

U.S. General Services Administration


August 15, 2014


New York City, New York

  • The Building Manager positions are located at General Services Administration, Region 2, Northeast and Caribbean Division, Public Buildings Service (PBS), New York, NY. The GS-7 salary range starts at $44,175.00 per year for NYC duty location if you meet the following qualification listed below.


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The General Services Administration, Region 2, Northeast and Caribbean Division, Public Buildings Service (PBS) announces an open call for resumes from Returning Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and transitioning Peace Corps staff with noncompetitive eligibility (NCE).

This is not a guarantee of employment.

As an entry-level Building Manager, the incumbent assists in providing occupants of Federal Government buildings and privately leased space with safe, secure, clean, and sustainable facilities in which to conduct agency business, and may specialize in one or more program areas. The incumbent interacts with building tenants and client representatives on a recurring basis to assess their facility and facility related needs, and to assure that the procedures used to obtain services are responsive and customer friendly.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Fosters positive working relationships with building tenants, including assisting in the development and implementation of customer satisfaction plans, and keeping tenants informed of building issues, operations, maintenance, and construction projects.
  • Coordinates with GSA personnel, customer agencies, and contractors in the planning, design, renovation, construction, alteration, operation, maintenance, and repair of federal buildings.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of strategies to optimize building performance and support investment decisions in areas that include energy management, water efficiency, renewable resources, and sustainability.
  • Performs routine contract administration, lease management, and quality assurance and inspection duties related to assigned facilities.

This position is part of the Emerging Leaders Trainee Program, which is a three year developmental training program beginning with the GS-7 level and ending upon full performance career level at GS-12. The incumbent receives training enabling him/her to perform the full range of duties described in the Full Performance Position Description at the conclusion of the training program. When classification, qualification and training requirements have been met, the incumbent may be promoted to the next higher grade level in the career progression.


In order to qualify at the GS-07 level you must possess one of the following:

  • Current noncompetitive eligibility.
  • SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as experience assisting in the implementation of programs or policies related to the operation and maintenance of commercial buildings (or equivalent non-housing, high rise buildings). Examples of such experience include: analyzing the effectiveness or efficiency of building operations, automated systems, and/or equipment; interacting with customers or stakeholders regarding building services in order to assess their needs and identify possible solutions; and evaluating real property budgetary/financial data. OR
  • EDUCATION: One full year of graduate level study, or a Master's or higher degree, e.g., LL.B., J.D., LL.M., Ph.D., in a field that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of a Building Manager. OR
  • Superior Academic Achievement.* OR
  • A combination of specialized experience and graduate level education as described in “A” and “B” above that, when combined, fulfills the requirements.

*Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the baccalaureate level is fully qualifying at the GS-7 level. For information on what constitutes SSA, refer to Section 4-F at the following OPM Website: General Policies

Additional Information

NCE; Full-time; Entry level


GS-1176-07: $44,175

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply, email the following documents to Pamela Tomer, Trainee Program Manager, Office of Emerging Talent Development at Pamela.Tomer@gsa.gov by August 15, 2014:

  • Resume
  • Academic transcript(s) (unofficial)
  • Description of Peace Corps service/certification of noncompetitive status

Note: This is an invitation to submit a resume only if you have existing noncompetitive eligibility, and is not a guarantee of employment.

  • ACWA (Administrative Careers with America) online assessment may be required. If ACWA test required, HR will provide to candidates of interest at a later date.

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