CHEMICAL INCIDENT INVESTIGATOR

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 19, 2019
Closes
Mar 19, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • Status candidates must meet time-in-grade (see Qualifications).
  • At the GS-13 level, you must meet the following qualification:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to: Demonstrate advanced knowledge and mastery of the advanced principles, concepts, theories and practices of industrial chemical incident investigation including site security, evidence and data collection, witness interview, and follow-up activities. Proven advance knowledge of chemical production operations, industrial chemical/petroleum safety programs, and process safety management programs in the private sector. Demonstrate ability to synthesize large volumes of information and research to write major reports, prepare and deliver formal oral presentations, and complete major project on the findings of chemical.

    At the GS-14 level, you must meet the following qualification:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position; Demonstrate advanced knowledge and mastery of the advanced principles, concepts, theories and practices of industrial chemical incident investigation including site security, evidence and data collection, witness interview, and follow-up activities. Proven advance knowledge of chemical production operations, industrial chemical/petroleum safety programs, and process safety management programs in the private sector. Demonstrate ability to synthesize large volumes of information and research to write major reports, prepare and deliver formal oral presentations, and complete major project on the findings of chemical.

    This position contains a selective placement factor (SPF) that is part of the minimum requirement of the position. If you do not meet the SPF, you are ineligible for further consideration. The SPF for this position is:

    Leads and manages complex technical projects at a private sector chemical plant and/or oil refinery or similar facility.

    This experience must be clearly demonstrated in your resume

    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.

    TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).

    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.


    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) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp).

    Appointment Authorities: For more information on 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
    OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
    Telework Suitability:
    The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

    Stipulations of Employment:

    Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

    If selected, you will be required to obtain, prior to entrance on duty, a physical examination by a licensed physician certifying your ability to perform the duties of this position.

    Work Schedule:

    This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

    Miscellaneous:

    CSB uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    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: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information

    This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement CSB-19-DE-10446106DJ using Delegated Examining (DE) procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet DE requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

    NOTE: Location Negotiable After Selection. The salary range listed is the General Schedule Base salary. To view the complete set of Locality Pay Tables, click on link below:

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2019/general-schedule/


    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

    If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.

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

    Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Industrial Major Accident Investigation Skill
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Oral Communication
    • Problem Solving
    • Written Communication

    Read more Security clearance Not Required

    Drug test required No


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