Safety and Occupational Health Specialist
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job opportunity 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.
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.
Specialized Experience in or related to safety and occupational health that provided the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
LL.M., if related
and/or 1 year Specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 (federal or comparable pay band system) that is close or similar to the work of this job. Specialized experience is defined as identifying and evaluating risk potential involving a variety of environments and occupations using a knowledge of safety and occupational health management principles, practices and procedures and the wide range of laws and regulations; promotes safety programs and principles in a variety of environments to a variety of employees and visitor groups.
OR a combination of experience and education:
Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications.
You qualify for this position if you possess one year of Specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 (federal or comparable pay band system).
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.
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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
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 and ability to apply safety and occupational health regulations in an Association of Zoos and Aquariums/AZA (or similar) facility.
- Knowledge of engineering methods and techniques as it relates to Association of Zoos and Aquariums/AZA (or similar) facilities.
- Ability to plan, direct, control and evaluate a safety and occupational health program as it relates to an Association of Zoos and Aquariums/AZA (or similar) facility.
- Ability to present safety and occupational health information to management.
- Ability to review architectural drawings and design features for maintaining a safe working environment in a zoo (or similar) setting.
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