Space & Facilities Specialist


Career Opportunity #23-NV-09

Position:Space & Facilities Specialist
Excepted Service Full-Time position with benefits
Salary:CL 26 ($50,316 to $81,771, RUS)
Depending on qualifications and experience
Opens:April 18, 2023
Closes:Open until filled
Location:Reno, Nevada


The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada has an opening for a Space and Facilities Specialist. Whether launching or continuing a career in public service, the Clerk’s Office for the U.S. District Court of Nevada is a great place to work with competitive salaries and benefits, a flex-time work schedule that promotes a work-life balance, access to a fitness center, and the opportunity to work with colleagues committed to fulfilling the important mission of administering justice in an efficient and effective manner.    

Representative Duties

  • Monitor, coordinate, and react to day-to-day facilities management issues, which may involve building systems, technology, grounds, security, and space planning.
  • Assist procurement team to plan, specify, and acquire goods.
  • Monitor project work. Assess, document, prioritize, and respond to project problems. Attend or participate in project meetings as a representative of or advisor to the court’s management team.
  • Design space and furniture plans to optimize space utilization. Work with court units to maximize workplace efficiency.
  • Work with General Services Administration (GSA) and/or project architects to ensure project completion. Plan and coordinate finishes for facility spaces.
  • Work with independent project consultants.
  • Maintain files related to facilities management, space planning, and space and facilities projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

To qualify for the position, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent and have one year of specialized experience.

            Specialized Experience – Progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience that is in, or closely related to the work of the position and which has demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the position’s duties successfully. Experience with office software for word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, and report generation.

Candidate must possess the ability to successfully multitask, work as a team, be proactive, and self-motivated. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Candidate must possess unquestioned integrity, trustworthiness, character, and the ability to maintain confidentiality; demonstrate sound and mature problem- solving skills and judgment in handling sensitive material; exhibit a professional and positive demeanor and a customer-focused attitude.


Employees of the U.S. District Courts are not included in the government’s Civil Service classification. They serve under “excepted appointments” and are considered “at will” employees. They are entitled to the same benefits as other federal government employees which include:

∙ Thirteen days of paid vacation per year for the first three years of employment which increases incrementally after the first three years. 

∙ Thirteen days of paid sick leave per year which can accumulate and be converted to time-in-service for retirement benefits.

∙ Participation in a retirement program including a 401k with matching contributions.

∙ Participation in the federal health insurance program of your choice.

∙ Participation in a group life insurance program (optional).

∙ Participation in a group dental and vision (optional). 

∙ Participation in a flexible spending account for medical and/or dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis (optional).

∙ A minimum of ten (10) paid holidays per year.

NOTE: Nevada does not have a state income tax.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter summarizing related skills and interest in this position, 2) a resume 3) certifications and 4) an AO78, application for Federal Judicial Employment, via email to: The AO78 Application form and a summary of Federal Judiciary Benefits can be located at Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment | United States Courts ( All application information is subject to verification. The selected candidate will be subject to an FBI fingerprint check as a condition of employment and may be subject to periodic updates. Employment will be provisional and contingent on the satisfactory completion of the required background investigation.

All judiciary employees are required to adhere to the Judicial Code of Conduct.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible to work in the United States. This position requires mandatory electronic fund transfer for payment of net pay. Participation in the interview process will be at the applicant’s own expense and relocation expenses will not be provided. The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without other notice. The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer