You will serve as a Safety and Occupational Health Manager in the Safety Core Office of NAVFAC SOUTHWEST.
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You will advise commands on best methods and practices to establish and administer activity safety programs.
You will recognize adverse conditions or trends to provide management with recommendations for improvement.
You will evaluate program performance measures and inspection data to develop Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) policy or process changes.
You will maintain a Safety and Occupation health reference library that can be used to foster awareness and to disseminate new information on laws and regulations to subordinate commands
You will assign and coordinate the work of personnel based on schedules and set priorities.
You will deliver safety education training programs to address the needs identified through established requirements, inspections, and evaluations
You will interpret and apply safety and occupational health regulations, principles, or practices to resolve technical issues.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0018 Safety and Occupational Health Management
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.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field Facilities Engineering Level II. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
Work involves regular and recurreent exposure to hazards; discomforts such as moving machines parts, irritant chemicals, acid fumes, physical stressors, high noise levels, adverse weather conditons, and high temperatures.
Must occasionally work inside containment units.
You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card with travel and purchase authority.
This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for 20 percent of the time.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 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) Managing safety or occupational health program elements; 2) Developing and recommending safety and occupational health policy to higher levels of management; 3) Applying safety and occupational health laws, regulations, principles, theories, practices, and procedures to advise on or resolve technical matters dealing with occupational safety and health requirements; 4) Developing safety and occupational health standards, regulations, practices, and procedures to eliminate or control potential hazards; and 5) Analyzing or evaluating new and existing jobs, processes, products, or other systems to determine the existence, severity, probability, and outcome of hazards.
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.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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