Annapolis, Maryland
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time

  • You will oversee the operation and management of the Occupational Health Program
  • You will provide clinical care to eligible beneficiaries at various clinics
  • You will identify Occupational Health program goals through interdisciplinary collaboration with industrial hygienists, safety managers, physicians and supports commands
  • You will identify operations that may cause occupational illness/injury and recommend preventive and corrective procedures
  • You will recognize hazardous exposure and initiate treatment and follow-up


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of employment except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
  • Must receive and maintain appropriate vaccination(s) and immunizations.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.


APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of 12/28/2021. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 12/28/2021 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.

Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must:
  • Have successfully completed a graduate or higher level degree in nursing from an accredited educational program in the area of expertise or specialty indicated by this position. Areas of specialties for positions include, but are not limited to, Acute Care, Anesthesia, Community Health, Family, Geriatric, Home Health, Midwifery, Neonatal, Oncology, Pediatric, Psychiatric, Allergy and Immunology, Women's Health, Cardiovascular, Dermatology, Occupational Health, Orthopedic, Respiratory, or other specialties identified for the position. AND
  • Have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. AND
  • Possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. AND
  • Possess a permanent, full and unrestricted license or registration as an advanced practice professional nurse issued by a state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
  • Are currently a federal employee assigned to a Nurse, 0610 SERIES position as of September 2017.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one or more full years of professional nursing experience that is equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector by ensuring programs are current and meet legal requirements; interpret and adhere to all DOD, Navy, federal and local regulations; prepare and submit clinical and navy reports; occupational injuries are treated and followed up; provide nursing assessment, diagnostic and treatment for occupational and non-occupational illnesses.

Board certification as an Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) by the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN) is desired but not required.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: .

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under the specific hiring authority addressed in the Summary section of this announcement. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

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