Safety And Occupational Health Specialist

Department Of Defense Portsmouth , VA 23704

Posted 7 days ago

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Above salary does not include locality. Locality adjustment will be determined by duty location once a selection has been made.

This position is a 100% TDY position to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, South Africa.

The selectee for this position will serve as a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist in the Operations Department, OTH Remote Construction Branch of NAVAL FACILITIES ENG COMMAND ATLANTIC. The purpose of this position is to provide direct support to Public Works Officer (PWO). The incumbent is responsible for assisting the PWO in planning, directing, and administration of all facets of the Occupational Safety and Health Program.

This is a full-time temporary not to exceed 1 year. This position may be filled as a Temporary Promotion or Temporary Reassignment.

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Responsibilities

The successful selectee will perform the following duties:

  • applying safety and occupational health regulations principles or practices to resolve technical issues
  • implementing safety programs to reduce the frequency of accidents or occupational illness
  • inspecting environmental conditions to identify hazards, detecting risks and determining causal relationships

Travel Required
76% or greater

  • This position will require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. Must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
13

Who May ApplyThis job is open toPermanent Competitive Service Internal Employees within the Major Command

  • Naval Facilities Enigneering Command (NAVFAC)

  • NV25

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)
    0018 Safety and Occupational Health Management

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  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.

  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.

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. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

Position requires 100% TDY travel.

Must be able to obtain a final secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of 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.

This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Facilities Engineering at Level III. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.

Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx.

Work requires frequent bending, stooping, walking, standing, working in cramped positions, and climbing.

Work requires lifting and moving heavy items.

Work requires exposure to high noise levels.

Must be able 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 is performed in areas where potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present. These agents may include, but are not limited to: fumes, dust, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals. Efforts to ensure worker safety include engineering controls, training, work procedures, and medical surveillance programs. Medical surveillance includes medical examinations of workers.

Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 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)Utilizing knowledge of Safety and Occupational health principles, practices, standards, and abatement measures to manage an Occupational Health program; 2)utilizing knowledge of practical engineering methods and techniques, energy trace and barrier analysis to evaluate and resolve occupational Safety and Health programs; 3)analyzing safety design features and specification to identifying and control hazardous construction processes and equipment usage; 4)developing command policy on wide range of safety and occupational health activities inherent to Occupational Safety and Health program..

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.

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