Safety & Occupational Health Specialist
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
Occasional travel - Occasional business travel
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- 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.
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.
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.