Must have an Active Secret Clearance
This Personal Services Consultant (PSC) position is located in the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), Operations Directorate (OPS), Office of Area Management (AM), and can be assigned to any of the Office's regional divisions.
Through its Program Management Division and five regional divisions, AM provides comprehensive and timely customer service support to Posts and links OBO and Posts by acting as a practical, effective, and results-oriented ombudsman, explaining Post's needs and limitations to OBO and OBO's policies and procedures to Posts; manages OBO's maintenance and repair accounts and oversees repair and improvement projects in support of the best possible office and residential facilities for Posts; and represents Foreign Service interests to OBO in a positive manner so as to engender increased dedication to providing safe, secure, and appropriate facilities for our colleagues serving abroad.
The consultant serves as an Area Management Officer, responsible for lending expertise to the overall management of United States Government (USG)-owned and leased real property resources at assigned posts and the management of the allocation of funds to these Posts for the repair and improvement of USG-owned and leased properties; and for advising on and preparing justifications for the purchase, disposal, long-term lease, and/or construction of new property.
- PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As an Area Management Officer assigned to the Office of Area Management of OBO/OPS, the consultant is responsible for providing expert advice, guidance, and analytical and coordinative services to domestic Bureau/Department management officials and the management officials of overseas Posts regarding the overall management of real property assets of the Government at overseas diplomatic Posts throughout the world. In furtherance of these responsibilities, the incumbent performs tasks that include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
- In conjunction with the Office Director and cognizant Division Chief as well as other OBO offices, advises on and prepares required justifications for the purchase, disposal, long-term lease, and/or construction of new real property assets;
All staff employees are eligible for paid company benefits, paid time off, sick leave and federal /national holiday pay.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.