Facilities Operations Specialist

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

About the organization

Since its inception, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career. We share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Join the EPA and discover how exciting it is to safeguard our natural resources and protect human health.

This position is located in the This position is located in the Office of Mission Support, Office of Administration and Resources Management-Research Triangle Park, Facilities Management and Support Division in Durham, NC.

For more information on the EPA-RTP campus, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-epas-campus-research-triangle-park-rtp-north-carolina

For information on federal benefits, visit: https://www.epa.gov/careers/salaries-and-benefits


At the entry level of this position, you will:

- Serve as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on Facilities Services Branch contracts;

- Assist senior staff in planning, organizing, and directing the activities of support contractors;

- Develop reports for facility data involving industry standards, comparison data, water and energy data, etc;

- Assist in the identification of requirements and initiation of requests for additional resources including contractors, overtime, equipment, supplies and space;

- Establish and develop relationships with key customers, representing the Facilities Management and Support Division (FMSD) in a variety of functional areas with program staff.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.

You will spend more than 50% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

The maximum promotion potential of this position is GS-12.


Qualifications based on an evaluation of a candidate’s education and qualifying experience.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide the following documents:

--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties Section and Qualifications Required Section.

--College transcripts - if qualifying for this position based on education or a combination of experience and education, you are required to submit either unofficial transcripts or a list of courses that includes school(s) attended, school address, course title, grades earned, completion dates, department, and quarter or semester hours earned.

--Description of Service (DOS) – Documenting your training start date; sworn in date; service end date; and a Director signature.

If you want to know more about submitting documentation to our office, visit EPA's web site: http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm#special

Completed applications can be e-mailed to [email protected]

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