Safety and Occupational Health Manager

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time

  • Direct research studies to determine overall analysis of occupational hazards and financial loss.
  • Serves as principal representative and technical advisor on safety matters with primary responsibility for formulating and promulgating Division safety policy and procedures
  • Responsible for the development of loss control programs that safeguard military tactical and tactical support air and ground operations and associated equipment throughout the Division Area of Operations
  • Knowledge of occupational safety management principles, principles and procedures and body of laws, regulations and precedent decisions applicable to a variety of routine and high-risk activities


Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • 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:
  • Incumbent must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance
  • Incumbent may be required to deploy with assigned unit for periods up to 365 days.
  • Incumbent will be required to pass a military standard physical examination. A pre-employment physical examination
  • Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain Standard Army Safety Program Certification. Continuous education and training in a tactical field environment is required
  • Incumbent will be issued standard Table of Allowance (TA) 50 tactical field gear such as backpack, canteen, pistol, etc., for use per local requirements
  • Incumbent must be able to meet weapons qualifications requirements for 9MM pistol and/or M16/M4 rifle
  • Incumbent must possess and be able to maintain a valid stateside driver?s license
  • Incumbent must possess or be able to obtain a U.S. Government Vehicle drivers license within 30 days of employment and be able to maintain the same
  • Incumbent may be required to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or irregular duty hours commensurate with mission
  • Incumbent is exposed on a regular and recurring basis to machines and equipment in operation, hazardous materials including compressed gases and flammable liquids, and construction hazards.
  • This position has been designated a Testing Designated Position
  • This is an EMERGENCY ESSENTIAL (E-E) position
  • This is a Career Program-12 position. Incumbent must complete all required training and achieve the CP-12 Level 1 and Explosives Safety Level 1 professional certificates within 12 months, or prior to deployment.
  • This position requires temporary business travel up to 25% of the time away from the duty station.


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. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
One year of specialized experience which includes: Developing safety and occupational health standards and regulations to eliminate or control potential hazards; developing specific safety plans and Annexes to training, exercise, and maneuver plans that detail performance requirements; Assist in the development of loss control programs that safeguard military tactical and tactical support air. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level (GS-12) position in the federal service.
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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 (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. 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 .

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Accident/Mishap and Hazard Investigation and Reporting
  • Communications and Media
  • Compliance Inspection
  • Safety 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-12).

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 12 - safety position.
  • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
  • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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 .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Eligible For Situational Telework Only, Including Emergency and OPM Prescribed "Unscheduled Telework
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

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