Safety & Occupational Health Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Closes
Sep 20, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.

About the Position:

This position is located in Safety Management Office, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA. This office provides oversight for a dynamic safety and occupational health program for a large community hospital and family health centers located in Northern Virginia. The job requires incumbent to be able to communicate to personnel at all levels, train large and small groups of employees, conduct comprehensive safety inspections, have knowledge of OSHA and NFPA standards/guidelines, have familiarity with OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), and be able to draft comprehensive written reports and news articles. This position requires incumbent to do a lot of walking, stooping, climbing, and reaching. A government driver's license will be required upon employment.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occasional business travel


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Tier 3 (T3) security clearance.
  • This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
  • This position has been designated as Mission Essential and the incumbent must assume essential personnel status during inclement weather/emergencies.

In order to qualify, you must meet the 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.

To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as; applying safety and occupational health laws, policies, regulations and directives to eliminate or control potential hazards; conduct safety and occupational health surveys to identify, analyze and evaluate hazards/risks; implement programs to reduce the frequency, severity, and cost of accidents and occupational illnesses; and train personnel in safety and occupational health subjects.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Accident/Mishap and Hazard Investigation and Reporting
  • Compliance Inspection and Program Management
  • Oral Communication
  • Risk Management
  • Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Hazard Control
  • Written Communication

  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

  • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
  • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
  • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.

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