Department Of Health And Human Services Many Farms , AZ 86538
Position is located with the Environmental Health Services branch in Many Farms, Arizona. The incumbent assists in the development and implementation of a comprehensive environmental health services program in the Navajo Area Indian Health Service.
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Implements environmental evaluation activities, analyzes results, identifies risk factors, compares results to existing standards, codes and regulations and makes recommendations to reduce risk factors.
Evaluates water supplies, waste water treatment facilities and solid waste disposal sites.
Provides environmental evaluations of food service facilities (Tribal, commercial, BIA, IHS).
Conducts environmental evaluations of institutional facilities such as schools, preschools and health care facilities.
Performs vectorborne and communicable disease surveillance and investigation activities as deemed necessary for the protection of public health.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0601 General Health Science
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation.
Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position.
The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges.
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker Position form. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.
You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: 10/18/2018
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.
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; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree, which included a major study in an academic field relating to environmental health sciences.
In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-7: Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: analyzing substances to determine contamination or the presence of disease, or resolving environmental health problems through collection, tabulation, and evaluation of environmental sanitation data.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-9: Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: development and implementation of plans to eliminate or control environmental health hazards; presenting materials on environmental health issues and providing training.
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.