May 16, 2022

Facilities Planner - Entry to Senior Level (MD)

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal - to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Description of Position With an ever increasing workforce and constantly evolving technology, NSA's Installations & Logistics organization needs highly motivated Facilities Planners to provide short-term and long-range space plans that deliver efficient and effective facilities to support the Agency's global mission. As a Facilities Planner, your responsibilities may include: - Developing plans and strategies for major initiatives such as site master plans, facility renovations and new construction - Creating budgets and schedules for implementing major initiatives - Maintaining and updating facility strategies, master plans and space occupancy database for real time accountability of all occupied and available space - Creating and implementing standards for facilities modernization, and tracking investments in real property - Testing and evaluating new trends and technologies to provide guidance, project management services, hands-on facilities support, engineering consulting services and technical expertise in facilities management - Reading and understanding graphic materials (e.g., diagrams, schematics, construction documentation, maps, or GUIs) - Developing and implementing sustainability initiatives - Managing space resources, infrastructure, and facility capacities - Working with other facilities and planning professionals such as Program Managers (PMs), Building Managers (BMs), engineers, architects, city/urban designers and planners and Information Technology professionals to understand the physical planning needs of the stakeholders balanced with an understanding of existing conditions in order to make informed master plans, facility investments and space planning decisions. - Developing and presenting briefings

NSA is growing by leaps and bounds and is in need of skilled/experienced Facilities and Logistics professionals.

Salary Range: $61,947 - $80,532 (Entry/Developmental) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree in a Construction or related field (e.g., Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Design, Engineering, Space Planning, and Interior Design) or a Business related field (e.g., Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Business Administration, and Finance) is preferred. Relevant experience in space planning and design, facilities, project management, economics, marketing, accounting, business administration, finance, property/space management, human resources, training, security, communications, or budgeting is preferred. Salary Range: $74,950 - $116,788 (Full Performance) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree in a Construction or related field (e.g., Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Design, Engineering, Space Planning, and Interior Design) or a Business related field (e.g., Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Business Administration, and Finance) is preferred. Relevant experience must be in space planning and design, facilities, project management, economics, marketing, accounting, business administration, finance, property/space management, human resources, training, security, communications, or budgeting. Salary Range: $106,823 - $164,102 (Senior) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered. Degree in a Construction or related field (e.g., Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Design, Engineering, Space Planning, and Interior Design) or a Business related field (e.g., Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Business Administration, and Finance) is preferred. Relevant experience must be in space planning and design, facilities, project management, economics, marketing, accounting, business administration, and/or finance, and also include tactical and strategic space planning, program management, project planning, facilities/construction management and/or oversight. Experience as a team lead or supervisor in a facilities environment is preferred.

The ideal candidate has a desire for continual learning with excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills who is: - Customer service-oriented - Motivated - Well-organized - Resilient - Able to handle and prioritize multiple assignments - Able to communicate effectively orally, graphically and written - Able to work effectively (independently and within teams) across diverse groups and organizations in a collaborative environment Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired: - Architecture - Urban Planning and Design - City/Community/Regional Planning - Construction technology/management/cost estimating - Facilities construction/infrastructure/maintenance - Interior Design - Lease Management - Program Management - Project Planning - Space Planning - Sustainability

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. On-the-job training, internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible hours with opportunities to telework).