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Explosives Safety Specialist

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Department Of The Navy Coronado , CA 92118

Posted 3 months ago

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You will serve as a EXPLOSIVES SAFETY SPECIALIST in the NAVY INSTALLATIONS COMMAND of NAVWPNSTA SEAL BEACH or NAVAL BASE CORONADO or NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA.

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Responsibilities

  • You will advise others on explosives safety standards, practices, and/or procedures to minimize potential safety hazards.

  • You will administer and/or evaluate an explosives safety program to oversee the safe and efficient handling, storage, transportation, disposal, and/or treatment of explosives.

  • You will mentor personnel to meet policy and regulations requirements for explosives safety qualifications and certification.

  • You will collect and/or review mishap data to recommend ways for reducing or eliminating explosive mishaps.

  • You will communicate orally with command officers, department heads, division leaders, and the Executive Director to provide advisory services.

  • You will prepare written inspection results to document and maintain record of deficiencies and corrective actions and verify corrective actions are being taken.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
11

  • Job family (Series)
    0017 Explosives Safety Series

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license. Work requires employee to drive a vehicle and to commute to other sites and between facilities as required.

  • Work requires travel away from the normal duty station on a periodic basis.

  • Weekend and after-hours work may be required.

  • Employee is required to meet training requirements identified in the Explosives Safety Community Management Plan for 100 level as part of the Individual Development Plan as established by the Supervisor.

  • Position requires satisfactory completion of the following explosives safety courses, IAW (NAVSEA OP-5).

  • Upon assignment the employee must complete the training or recertification within 24 months. If employee does not satisfactorily complete or maintain recertification, employee will be subject to removal/reassignment.

Qualifications

FOR THE GS-11 GRADE LEVEL:

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  1. Planning, organizing, and providing training on the explosives safety program for the installation; 2) Ensuring compliance with explosives safety policy and regulations; 3) Identifying potential explosives safety hazards/threats and recommending procedures to minimize or eliminate the hazard/threat; 4) Performing periodic/unscheduled inspections of facilities (both explosive handling and non-explosive handling), warehouses, and equipment maintenance operation areas to ensure compliance with explosive safety standards; and 5) Advising others on explosives safety standards, practices, or procedures to minimize potential safety hazards. (NOTE: Your answer must be supported by information in your resume.)

FOR THE GS-09 GRADE LEVEL:

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  1. Ensuring compliance with explosives safety policy and regulations; 2) Conducting periodic explosives safety inspections of facilities, equipment, and operations to determine compliance with safety directives; and 3) Reviewing plans for new construction or building alterations to ensure compliance with safety codes and standards. (NOTE: Your answer must be supported by information in your resume.)

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work involves limited office time, but incumbent spends a considerable amount of time and effort performing onsite training, inspections, surveys, and assessment of AE operating buildings, AE storage areas, combat aircraft loading/parking areas (CALAs/CAPAs), aerial bombing ranges, air fields, piers and wharfs, and vehicle and industrial shops within the AOR. Assessments and inspections require frequent walking, prolonged standing, and occasional climbing, crouching, and kneeling. Incumbent must be able to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

In addition to a normal administrative environment, the incumbent will be required to visit AE storage, handling and transfer areas, assembly, loading and maintenance areas including aircraft loading/down-loading and arming/de-arming areas. The incumbent will/may be exposed to mass detonating, fragmenting, and mass fire hazard producing materials, operating heavy equipment and rotating machinery, dust fumes, and high noise levels; high heat, humidity, and extreme cold. When required, duties will necessitate the use of PPE including safety shoes, safety glasses or goggles, hearing protection, and hard hats.

Education

FOR THE GS-11 GRADE LEVEL:

Have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

OR

Have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

OR

Have successfully completed an LL.M. if related to the position.

OR

Have a combination of experience and education that when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement.

FOR THE GS-09 GRADE LEVEL:

Have successfully completed a Master's. or equivalent graduate degree.

OR

Have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's or equivalent degree.

OR

Have successfully completed an LL.B. or J.D. if related to the position.

OR

Have a combination of experience and education that when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement.


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