Norfolk, Virginia
Jun 30, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
Full Time

  • You will serve as an expert assessing Navy and Marine Corps Echelon II/III commands in Safety Culture, Risk Management, and Safety Management Compliance.
  • You will be responsible for evaluating the standardization between Fleet/Fleet Marine Force (FMF) requirements and mission performance.
  • You will serve as a Safety Management System (SMS) expert responsible for assessing and evaluating the Navy and Marine Corps' SMS.
  • You will serve with senior Navy and Marine Corps representatives to achieve risk management synergy within the Naval Enterprise.
  • You will enhance assessment, training, and education by possessing a tremendous breadth of experience, which qualifies you to serve as an advisor, assessor, trainer, teacher, and role model.
  • You will understand and assess complex issues and events from a perspective gained over many years in similar positions providing insights and counsel necessary for senior leaders to lead large and complex organizations.
  • You will mentor Flag/General Officer/Senior Executive Service (SES), and Commanders using experience-proven methods to develop teams and rapidly build senior leader competence and confidence in support of enhancing risk management and readiness.
  • You will partner with Naval Safety Command Assessment Teams mentoring Flag/General Officers/SES in risk identification, communication, and accountability, providing assessment and recommendations to succeed in today's complex environment.


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
  • 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.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final 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.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • 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 extended periods of time.
  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Applicants will be assessed against Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). Failure to provide a separate narrative statement which describes fully and concisely how your experience meets the Mandatory Technical Qualifications will eliminate you from consideration.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement. Each MTQ must not exceed 2 pages.)

1. Expert knowledge and experience in current and future military operations gained from positions of high responsibility as a Flag/General Officer. Must have a knowledge of contemporary challenges and the various facets of Department of Defense readiness and risk mitigation.

2. Mastery of advanced mentoring and coaching skills and significant experience in positions of leadership at the Flag/General Officer-level.

3. Expert knowledge of operational art and the military planning process and how to fully integrate a culture of safety and risk management into designing, planning, and conducting military operations in extremely complex joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational environments.

4. Master communicator who can both train and mentor Flag/General Officer/SES Commanders and Staffs to succeed in understanding the environment and effectively working with other stakeholders in fully integrating a culture of safety and risk management into designing, planning, conducting, and assessing operations.

5. Expert understanding of current authoritative guidance and instruction of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970, Executive Order 12196, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1960, Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 6055.01 Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program, enterprise through operational risk management strategies, and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 45001 safety management systems.

6. Knowledge of government - private sector interaction, understanding of authorities, equities, capabilities, and contributions toward a comprehensive, whole-of-government approach towards complex emergent and contingency operations.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

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.

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies.. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.

This position is not covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

This position is eligible for part time, substantial or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible selectees.

This position is in the excepted service and does not confer competitive status.

Several vacancies may be filled.

Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be terminated at any time before the established not-to-exceed date.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

This Highly Qualified appointment may be extended up to 2 additional years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

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