About the Position: The Safety Office provides advice and technical consultation to the Portland District Commander and staff. We are committed to integrating safety into all management and work practices. We support our District and contract personnel with administering programs and processes that protect the public, our workers and the environment.
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Assist with implementation of safe work practices including mishap prevention and safe material handling practices.
Assist in the implementation of the Safety and Occupational Health Management System.
Work with Project-based Safety Officers (SOs) and Project-based Collateral Duty Safety Officers (CDSO?s) to ensure understanding of key Safety Management System concepts.
Review and analyze statistical data of accidents and injuries to determine trends.
Assist with carrying out safety education activities including accident prevention practices; promote safety through training, visual displays, and timely news articles; participates in community and regional safety planning conferences.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position up to 25% of the time.
Occupational Health And Safety Specialists
Occupational Health Specialists
Occupational Safety Specialists
Specialists, Occupational Health
Specialists, Occupational Safety
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Selectee will have upon entry or obtain within 3 years Career Program 12 Level 1 certification
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience applying Safety and Occupational Health principles and processes as they relate to a Safety program for an agency or organization. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).
Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. [remove LL.B or J.D., if unrelated] with a major study in safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene), or master's or equivalent graduate degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study from among the following (or closely related) disciplines: safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Accident/Mishap and Hazard Investigation and Reporting
Safety and Health
Safety and Health Training and Education
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
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