Safety and Occupational Health Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 26, 2020
Closes
Oct 04, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position serves as the Safety and Occupational Program for the Facilities and Administrative Services Staff (FASS), Justice Management Division (JMD). FASS has department wide responsibility for the development, monitoring and evaluation of environmental protection, energy conservation and management, and occupational safety and health programs. The incumbent is responsible for managing occupational safety and health programs for the Department of Justice (DOJ).
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Responsibilities

Desirable Professional Qualifications: A Bachelor's or higher level degree in safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, or a life science such as biology is highly desirable.

The duties and responsibilities for a 0018 Safety and Occupational Health Manager generally include, but are not limited to, the following:
Makes recommendations to, maintains oversight of, and performs inspections to assess new or existing DOJ space to ensure compliance with all applicable OSHA, National Fire Protection Association, and other environmental health and safety regulations.
Provides expert guidance and advice to the DOJ components on occupational safety and health programs.
Plans and develops strategies for occupational health and safety programs.
Coordinate activities among components and organizational representatives, develops best practices, procedures, manuals and other written documentation in support of programs, for the department.
Provides advisory services to senior management, drafts and recommends department policies; assesses, appraises, and reports on the health and safety regulatory threats to the viability of the DOJ programs.

Organizations may also add 'other duties as assigned' once you are hired, based on what is included and allowed by the position description.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
  • You will be required to complete a pre-employment security investigation and background check which includes a drug screening.
  • You may be required to complete a one-year probationary or trial period.
  • Selective Service registration is required for males born on, or after, December 31st 1959. Those not registered should have an approved exemption on file.
  • You must meet all eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement and continue to meet these requirements throughout the hiring process. Offers can be rescinded if requirements are not met.
  • Additional selections may be made from this announcement, for up to 90 days, if openings occur in other offices serviced by Justice Management Division.
  • This position requires the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain the CP-12 Safety and Occupational Health Professional Certificate within 12 months of hire.


Qualifications

Desirable Professional Qualifications: A Bachelor's or higher level degree in safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, or a life science such as biology is highly desirable.

To qualify for the position of Safety and Occupational Health Manager, (GS-0018-13), you must possess the required specialized experience specific to the series and grade you are applying to.

At the GS-13 level you must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service performing the following duties: 1. Conducting safety and occupational health program planning; 2. Creating and delivering informational briefs for safety and occupational health programs; 3. Developing and recommending policies, procedures, and guidelines for safety programs; 4. Facilitating and coordinating safety and occupational health project/programs between agency components; and, 5. Preparing the Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration annual report.

You MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/05/2020.
Your resume must support your responses to the questionnaire and qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional information

General Employment Information:
  • DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf
  • Selective Service: If you were born male, on or after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov .
  • Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Our policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/manual-and-procedures-providing-reasonable-accommodation
  • Schedule A for Persons with Disabilities : Learn more at USAJOBS - Individuals with Disabilities .
  • Preference Eligible Veterans and Military Spouses : Please see USAJOBS Veterans Preference for more details.
  • Career Transition Assistance Programs (CTAP & ICTAP) : For more information visit: USAJOBS Career Transition Programs


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the job opportunity announcement closes, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be conducted. The information you provide will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your eligibility for Federal employment, and then whether you are qualified for this particular position. Some announcements may use additional USA Hire assessment batteries and you will be notified if you're required to take an additional assessment.

Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. 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 it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):
Public Safety and Health
Public Health and Safety Compliance
Technology Awareness
Oral Communications

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Documentation requirements may vary from applicant to applicant based on your eligibility claims.
For example, Veteran documents would be required only from applicants claiming Veteran's Preference. It is your responsibility to carefully review the list of document descriptions below, to see which documents are required for your application.

ALL APPLICANTS : You must submit a detailed resume containing the following pieces of information for each job listed:
  • official position title,
  • employer name and contact information,
  • start and end dates ( including month and year ),
  • a detailed list of duties & accomplishments,
  • your highest salary (or grade/step) achieved, and
  • the number of hours worked per week (or indicate full-time).
If you're unsure about what to include in your resume, please review the USAJOBS Resume Writing Tutorial on YouTube. You are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder , as this will ensure you're including everything that is required.

If you are claiming a Veterans Preference eligibility:
  • When claiming a Veteran's Preference, you must submit your last DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) form, specifically the Member #4 Copy, indicating dates and character of service and discharge type.
  • If you are a V eteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30% or more , you will need to additionally submit the SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference) and a copy of your VA Letter stating your disability rating.
  • If you are the qualifying parent or spouse of a disabled, deceased, or deployed Veteran, and are seeking a derived preference eligibility, you must submit appropriate supporting documentation such as the Veterans DD-214, SF-15, VA Letter, and/or Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders. See Veteran Family Preference for more information.
  • For more information on each type of Veterans Preference, and the documentation required for each, see FedsHireVets .
If you are a person with a severe disability, claiming eligibility under Schedule A :
  • You must submit "proof of a disability" documentation from your doctor or a licensed vocational rehabilitation professional. You can see sample letters here .
  • For more information about Schedule A and verification requirements, please see OPM's Schedule A site .
If you are a displaced Federal employee claiming eligibility under CTAP or ICTAP :
  • You must submit your separation notice or agency RIF letter from your agency.
  • If you have not yet been separated, you can provide the letter of intent to separate you from the agency because of reduction-in-force.
  • See USAJOBS' Career Transition Programs for more information.
If you are using education to qualify for this position, or education is required :
  • You must submit a transcript, which may be unofficial, as long as it contains a full listing of courses, credit earned, grade and grade-point-average, subject area, degree(s) earned, and dates of award.
  • Your transcript must come from a nationally-accredited educational institution recognized by the Department of Education.
  • If submitting a foreign transcript, you must have the transcript reviewed by an approved foreign education review organization recognized by the Department of Education.
  • Please do not submit electronic transcripts with documentation security protection, these may prevent our application system from accepting and processing the document.
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USAJOBS - What documents might I need to provide?
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