Fort Pickett, Virginia
Jun 15, 2021
Jun 22, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D0694000 and is part of the VA DofJS, National Guard.

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As a Safety and Occupational Health Manager, GS-0018-12, you will perform the below duties:

you willprovide program direction and staff leadership in the administration of a comprehensive safety, occupational health, and industrial hygiene program that encompasses a variety of high risk and hazardous operations. Implement public law mandated programs impacting a significant number of civilian and military employees working in structures used for various levels of administration, supply and maintenance functions. Plan and direct special occupational health/industrial hygiene studies based upon validated need or detected variance from established standards. Represent the Adjutant General at various safety related conferences, meetings, seminars, councils, panels, and boards. Maintains extensive contacts with internal and external organizations (design review, state, and county) and higher authorities that have many different and often conflicting requirements. Review engineering plans to verify that alteration or construction is in compliance with public law, applicable standards and guidelines. management officials in the development and execution of a comprehensive abatement program for traumatic injury or occupational illness in accordance with the Federal Employees Compensation Act.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel Enlisted Member (E8/MSG - E9/SGM) or a Warrant Officer (W1/WO1 -W5/CW5 Or a Commissioned Officer (O1/2LT - O5/LTC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel Enlisted Member (E8/MSG - E9/SGM) or a Warrant Officer (W1/WO1 -W5/CW5 Or a Commissioned Officer (O1/2LT - O5/LTC), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period

Military Grades: Enlisted Member (E8/MSG - E9/SGM) or a Warrant Officer (W1/WO1 -W5/CW5 Or a Commissioned Officer (O1/2LT - O5/LTC)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Must have at least one year on-the-job experience at the GS11 level or equivalent.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE Must have at least 24 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( ).

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 .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified 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):

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: SF50 if current or previous Federal Employee

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