Safety and Occupational Health Manager

Department of Defense
Falls Church, VA
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Full Time
Duties Help Duties Summary About the Position: This position serves as the Chief of Safety and Occupational Health (SOH), supporting the Administration and Management Directorate (J-1), Infrastructure Support Division (ISD). This position has an established duty location of Falls Church, VA and may be eligible for ad hoc/situational telework only, at the discretion of management. This position is NOT eligible for full time telework. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesServe as the principal safety manager and staff advisor on all accident prevention matters.Plan, administer, coordinate, and evaluate a comprehensive safety program for DHA and its subordinate Markets and activities.Review significant plans for adequacy of safety, to include proposed demonstrations, exhibits, exercises, and training doctrine.Coordinate with key officials of military, federal, state and civic agencies in planning and developing, at the national and regional levels, safety program efforts.Represent DHA at conferences and meetings with representatives from the Department of Defense (DoD) and equivalent levels of other military services to establish and maintain the safety standardization throughout DoD.Evaluate the compliance/enforcement of DHA safety and occupational health programs, policies, and guidance, and federal employee compensation (FECA) to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and standards..Develop information releases concerning the DHA safety program.Collect and analyze DHA accident reports; conduct higher level accident investigations on serious accidents; identify trends and systemic root causes; and develop and track/support implementation of countermeasures.Develop policies and procedures which pertain to the DHA Safety Program activities which have DHA-wide implications, and disseminates these to Markets for implementation.Exercise the full range of supervisory personnel management responsibility and authority in directing personnel in the DHA Safety Branch. Travel Required Occasional travel - Approximately 5% travel may be required. Travel may involve local, long distance and or overnight. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential NoneJob family (Series) 0018 Safety and Occupational Health ManagementRequirements Help Requirements Conditions of EmploymentThis position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required. Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.Current Civilian Employees of the Defense Health Agency (DHA)Current Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian EmployeeDefense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementNon-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes developing and managing a command-wide safety and occupational health program and accident prevention initiatives; interpreting new safety and occupational health legislation and recommending the adoption or implementation of specific policies/procedures; evaluating the effectiveness of occupational safety requirements in the work environment; assessing compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements; and providing supervision, leadership, oversight or direction to employees and their work. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-14). 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. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:Compliance InspectionManaging Human ResourcesPartneringSafety and Health Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-14). Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement.#06022021

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