Safety and Occupational Health Specialist
2 days left
- Full Time
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
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)
- Current Term United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Employee
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
- Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
- Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
- Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
- Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
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.
To qualify based on your 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: (1) Experience in management and control of hazardous materials; (2) Experience enforcing safety-related policies and procedures; and (3) Experience supporting a safety and occupational health program (DJ-02/GS-09).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
- Compliance Inspection
- Public Safety and Security
- Strategic Thinking
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 (DJ-02/GS-09).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, applicants must possess a completed Ph.D. or doctoral graduate degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. Education must be in a major field of study in safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene), or 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. Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements for this level. Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower level may be used.
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.
NOTE: Transcripts are required at the time of application.
- 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.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- 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.
- This is a Career Program (CP) CP-12 position
- Extended Probationary Period: The length of the probationary period for the Engineer and Scientists Occupational Family will be three years. The probationary period for all other occupational families will be two years.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
- 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. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
- This is an Army Career Program 12 (CP-12) position.
- United States Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Regulation 690-15 (Safety Career Program Management) provides specific guidance for the hiring and filling of CP-12 positions. Army Civilian Training Education and Development System (ACTEDS) requirements apply.
All ACTEDS training requirements must be completed IAW the ACTEDS plan. This is a condition of employment.
- This position is designated as a Career Program 12 (CP-12) key position. This position will be paneled by the HQ MEDCOM Safety Management Office the IAW ACTEDS key position concept requirements.
- INCUMBENT MUST COMPLETE THE CP-12 LEVEL 1 SKILLS OUTLINED IN THE 0018 JOB SERIES MASTER TRAINING PLAN AND BE AWARDED THE CP-12 SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF HIRE. EXTENSIONS MAY BE REQUESTED THROUGH MEDCOM CP-12 CAREER PROGRAM MANAGER AND FORWARDED TO THE FUNCTIONAL CHIEF REPRESENTATIVE FOR APPROVAL.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.