Transportation Safety Specialist (HumPerf)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 21, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (see "How to Apply" section.)
  • Suitability for Federal employment
  • Financial Interest in transportation enterprises is prohibited
  • Bargaining Unit Position: YES
  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Trial or probationary period may be required.
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement where applicable.
  • GS-15: One year of specialized experience at the GS-14 or equivalent level is required. Specialized experience is defined as experience: (1) designing complex safety research/other studies, conducting research, investigations and statistical analyses on individual aspects of human performance (e.g., cognitive, behavioral, physical and physiological conditions including factors associated with the human-vehicle interface and task environment that contribute to transportation accidents involving human error); (2) preparing reports and other types of analytical products in support of transportation accident investigations and safety research initiatives; (3) providing expertise on the development of policy, procedures, and guidance related to human factors topics (e.g., fatigue and alcohol impairment in transportation); (4) examining human performance accident investigation methods and techniques, and evaluating the effectiveness of national-level safety programs, policies, countermeasures, and technologies; and (5) applying expert knowledge to develop written factual/analytical reports and safety recommendations that reflect pertinent findings of human factors data analyses.

    No education substitution at this/these grade levels.

    -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and various benefits as well as work life amenities such as alternate work schedules, telework, flextime, fitness and transit benefits.
    -- Moving expenses associated with permanent change of station (PCS) ARE NOT authorized for this position.
    -- If you left Federal Employment and received a buy out and you are selected for this position, you may be required to repay the full amount of the payment.
    -- Multiple and subsequent vacancies may be filled from this announcement.
    -- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. To learn more about veterans' preference, special veteran appointing authorities, and other veteran related topics, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov.
    Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
    - Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
    - Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
    - Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
    - Other Special Appointment Authorities
    -- Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) meet the basic qualification standards (including minimum educational and experience requirements; (3) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 and above on the rating criteria for this position; and, (4) submit the appropriate documentation ( to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
    Note: ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.
    -- All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
    -- Telework may be authorized on a case-by-case basis.
    -- The National Transportation Safety Board provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the National Transportation Safety Board directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation to determine your qualifications. Applicants must first meet any mandatory education and/or licensure requirements before experience is evaluated. Failure to meet any mandatory requirement as outlined in the qualifications section will disqualify you from further consideration. If education and/or licensure requirements are met, your application will be further evaluated based on training, experience and other factors critical to successful job performance such as:
    -- Research
    -- Reasoning & Analysis
    -- Negotiation/Influence
    -- Communication

    If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

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