Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 25, 2018
Closes
May 25, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

    For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    Experience:

    You qualify for this position if you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position. This specialized experience is defined as assisting in a management of the safety programs which include all aspects of safety in a museum, warechouse, craft shop, office environment, and the grounds surrounding all museums and storage buildings of the organizaiton; and insuring that a safe environment is maintained for all staff; evaluating thru on-site inspections the level of safety at the various locations.

    Or Education:

    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

    or

    3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

    or

    LL.M., if related

    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- 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.

    OR a combination of experience and education:

    Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications.

    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

    For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and/or proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.

    Flexible Spending Accounts - http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
    Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
    Leave - http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
    Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
    Long Term Care Insurance - http://www.ltcfeds.com
    Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

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

    Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above.  The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

    • Knowledge of occupational safety techniques, concepts, principles, laws and regulations in identify and evaluate safety and occupational hazards with a museum setting.    
    • Ability to identify, evaluate and, resolve safety problems in regards to construction design, process, operation, human error or other factors which may cause occupational, environmental or safety hazards.
    • Knowledge of requirements for conducting Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) inspections as they relate to establishing safety training curricula; and developing safety policies.
    • Knowledge of computers and software applications to develop and evaluate information regarding occupational safety and health programs and produce reports and graphs. 

    Important Note:
    Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience.

    Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.


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