Safety and Occupational Health Manager

Fort Lee, Virginia
Oct 27, 2021
Nov 02, 2021
Full Time

  • Serves as Director for DCMA's Safety Center
  • Developing Agency-wide policies, programs and plans which have National and International impact.
  • Manage and direct subordinate staff in developing and implementing agency-wide risk management and safety/health policies.
  • Manage and administer the Defense Contract Management Agency's Safety and Occupational Health Program and the Medical Services Program.
  • Directs the research for the development and promulgation of DCMA Safety and Occupational Health Program policy, regulations, and manuals.
  • Prepares for and participates in Congressional hearings legislation; provides written comments and participates in public hearings to support DCMA or DoD positions.
  • Ensures compliance for regulatory contractual requirements, certifications, and testing (examples include: hearing testing, job hazard analysis, and aircraft operational testing and support) but not limited only to this functions.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Security Requirements: Critical Sensitive with Secret Access
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see Additional Information.


To qualify for a Safety and Occupational Health Manager, your resume and supporting documentation must support:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the competencies to successfully
perform the duties of the position and is directly in, or related to, this position. To qualify for the NH-04 level, specialized
experience must be at the NH-03 or GS-13 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service,
military or private sector. Creditable specialized experience includes:
    Manage safety or occupational health program elements. Apply safety and occupational health laws, regulations, principles, theories, practices, and procedures to advise on or resolve technical matters dealing with occupational safety and health requirements. Develop safety and occupational health standards, regulations, practices, and procedures to eliminate or control potential hazards. Develop and implement programs to reduce the frequency, severity, and cost of accidents and occupational illnesses.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

  • This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • FLSA: Exempt
  • Bargaining Unit: No
  • Selectee may be required to serve a trial/probationary period.
  • Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized at Management's discretion.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses may be paid in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR). When you perform a civilian PCS with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information.
  • Acquisition, Technology & Logistics(AT&L) NON-CAP: This position requires an Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Level III certification in the Production, Quality and Manufacturing Career Field within 24 months, unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend.
  • Supervisory Probation Required
  • COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:

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