Project Manager Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Project Manager – Fort Wayne, Indiana
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 532817
Start Date: 11/03/2021
End Date: 11/27/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/26/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks, must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. (Applicants will be rated ineligible if not submitted). Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. Applicants must be eligible under the VA Interchange Agreement, having served continuously for at least one year in the other merit system under this interchange agreement. For more information regarding the VA Interchange Agreement please visit: All Title 38 Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) employees must have served in their Excepted Service position for at least 90 days in order to be eligible for a position within the Competitive Service. Applicants who were previously selected under a Competitive Delegating Examining Unit (DEU) announcement must have served in their position for at least 90 days prior to being eligible for other positions within the Competitive Service. In addition to the qualification above you must also have: SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to – and essential for – satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. The Selective Placement Factor for this position is: Possession of a valid State issued Driver’s license (with no restrictions).. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Preferred Experience: Certification as a Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM) is highly desirable at this level but not required. Specialized Experience Requirement: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or higher performing duties. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Developing, managing, and balancing project plans, budgets procuring, scheduling and managing multiple projects; Inspecting on-going and recently completed construction to ensure quality, completeness and safety; Manage the efficient and effective coordination and accomplishment of the planning, scheduling, tracking, budgeting, reporting and communicating status of assigned projects; Applying procurement knowledge and experience to manage contracts supporting assigned projects Creating, reading and interpreting drawings and blueprints; Reviews and analyzes cost reports to assure charges are authorized and appropriate; Using software to complete commercial construction estimates; Serving as a Contracting Officer Technical Representative; Evaluating plans, designs and reports for completeness and accuracy. Approve project cost and schedule changes and develop strategies in resolving complex problems and issues. NOTE: Your resume must clearly document this experience. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Administration and ManagementArchitectureComputer SkillsPlanning and EvaluatingProject Management
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Project inspections require a great deal of walking, climbing, standing and bending (inside and outside). Inspections may also require carrying of moderate loads such as tools and measuring equipment common to the position. Physical ability and manual dexterity are essential in that the incumbent must be able to climb, lift, push, balance stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach during normal project inspection procedures. In addition, the incumbent must have good hearing, eye sight, color and depth perception and the use of all limbs to be able to perform at an optimum level. Work Environment: The incumbent works in an office that is adequately heated. ventilated and lighted, however, he/she is frequently exposed to high noise levels, tripping hazards, electrical shock, burns, dust and other construction related hazards. Incumbent is regularly involved in work outside year round in performance of duties. The incumbent must comply with safety rules, regulations, codes, and practices. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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