Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
94860 11 ST A3 N 752-01 07/08/2019
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JOB CODE: 94860

DEFINITION: This is managerial work directing the statewide facilities management program for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA).

The employee in this job is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and administering maintenance and repair operations for DMVA’s infrastructure and facilities, including those shared with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard (PAARNG). Work involves directing the development and implementation of statewide facilities management policies for DMVA; projecting, prioritizing, and acquiring funding for the renovation, demolition, maintenance, and repair of buildings and associated features; engendering support for projects and initiatives from internal and external stakeholders; and strategizing and establishing long- and short-term plans in tandem with National Guard leadership to accommodate changes and requirements in training missions and regulations. Work also involves ensuring adherence to federal, state, and military building and funding requirements and ensuring the best allowable application of associated shared state and federal funds to ensure the PAARNG’s and the commonwealth’s missions are accomplished. Work is performed with a high degree of independence under the general direction of the Deputy for Facilities and Engineering who reviews work through conferences and reports for attainment of program objectives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.):

• Develops, implements, and oversees facilities management for all buildings, roads, grounds, utilities, and equipment at Fort Indiantown Gap, readiness centers, field maintenance shops, and other department facilities shared with and utilized by the PAARNG statewide.

• Develops and implements policies to streamline, standardize, and improve efficiencies across all bureau operations.

• Performs long-range planning for Sustainment, Renovation, and Modernization projects for all facilities operated by the PAARNG.

• Engenders financial and policy support from National Guard leadership, agency leadership, and the public to initiate and complete highly visible and politically sensitive projects.

• Collaborates with PAARNG program managers to establish and promulgate long- and short-term project and facilities management plans, goals, and objectives, taking into consideration factors such as federal and state funding, military mission changes and requirements, facility use changes, land acquisitions and sales, and facility construction and closures.

• Negotiates and establishes reciprocal agreements with the PAARNG to use federal equipment and sites.

• Manages in-house construction projects.

• Determines the status, condition, disposition, and use of fixed assets in coordination with National Guard Bureau and with agency senior staff.

• Meets with legislators to provide information on the status of the maintenance, repair, and use of readiness centers in their respective districts.

• Monitors the use of federal monies allotted through the Master Cooperative Agreement for the construction and maintenance of facilities, buildings, roads, trails, and grounds at shared state and PAARNG locations throughout the commonwealth.

• Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

• The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the principles and practices of building maintenance and construction trades.

• Knowledge of buildings and amenities used in military training operations.

• Knowledge of military regulations governing building construction and maintenance.

• Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration codes, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health regulations, Uniform Construction Codes, and International Building Codes related to building construction and occupancy.

• Knowledge of federal laws and regulations applicable to building construction, maintenance, and repair.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee supervision.

• Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Office Suite software.

• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and building plans.

• Ability to maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: (NOTE: These are expected of an employee performing the work of this job at the full performance level. These may not be used for merit system evaluation or examination purposes and are not position-specific performance standards.):

• Knowledge of National Guard Regulation 5-1, “National Guard Grants and Cooperative Agreements” and its applicable appendices.

• Ability to manage a multi-million dollar budget consisting of multiple funding streams.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities):

• Nine years of experience in the administration and maintenance or construction of buildings and related utility systems, including three years in a managerial capacity at a military installation;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes three years in a managerial capacity at a military installation.