Job opening: TITLE 5 SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER GS-0018-12
Salary: $94 199 - 122 459 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION
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Position Description #: T5544000
This position is located within the Safety Office at an Air National Guard unit. The Occupational Safety Manager has overall responsibility for a fully developed and diverse safety and occupational health program and advises key managerial and executive personnel on courses of action that will achieve mission goals with a minimum risk of injury to personnel and damage to property. At this level the purpose of the work is to assess the effectiveness of specific programs, projects or functions, and often involves the development of safety and occupational health criteria and procedures for agency activities. Work products impact on a wide range of agency safety and occupational health program activities.
Description of Duties:
1. Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates activities necessary to the overall management of a diverse occupational safety program. Reviews complex health and safety plans/programs and develops and issues instructions and procedures establishing technical and administrative safety and occupational health requirements which frequently become official policy and may impact a wide range of agency safety activities. Ensures and performs periodic inspections, assessments, evaluations, and surveys of facilities, equipment, and operations; and identifies deficiencies in the program and variances to the standard(s) using a comprehensive knowledge of regulations, standards, procedures, methods, and techniques to determine compliance with safety and occupational health regulations.
2. Plans, directs and conducts investigations and analyzes of mishaps and hazardous conditions to determine origin, causes, and contributing elements and prepares written evaluation reports concerning findings and proposed recommendations. Work operations and environmental conditions involve a substantial number and diversity of hazards that include those with potential for significant severity and loss. Uses the current Air Force Automated Safety (AFSAS) reporting system. Compiles and analyzes mishap data, identifies trends, and develops comprehensive recommendations to reduce or eliminate mishaps. Reports typically contain graphs, charts, and recommendations for changes in operating procedures, regulations, and use of protective devices that affect agency activities.
3. Prepares supplements to instructions and manuals and develops specialized local instructions defining mishap prevention programs and procedures based on interpretation and/or adaptation of higher command instructions and policies formulated by other federal government agencies. Evaluates new trends for policy development or for further inquiry and study leading to new methods for eliminating or controlling minor through extremely serious hazards to life and property. Coordinates with other installation offices regarding comprehensive occupational health matters affecting installation personnel and devises specialized operating practices involving diverse but recognized hazards.
4. Reviews plans and specifications for new construction, major building alterations, and/or changes in equipment and monitors project through completion to ensure compliance with safety codes and standards. Recommends design changes not included in the original plan and provides technical recommendations to eliminate or control safety hazards in the construction, repair and maintenance of installation facilities and equipment. When need arises, stops any operation that is of imminent danger to personnel or property. Develops specialized operating practices affecting construction matters associated with diverse but recognized hazards and attends pre-construction conferences to brief contractors on safety requirements.
5. Develops and provides technical safety training/instruction to supervisors, employees, and/or unit safety representatives on a wide range of work operations areas, such as traffic safety techniques, proper storage of hazardous materials, common laboratory hazards, and building evacuation procedures. Uses a wide variety of formal training materials, such as outlines, handouts, publications, films, exhibits, protective devices, media and visual aids to provide and/or reinforce information related to safe work practices, accident/mishap prevention techniques, and mishap reporting requirements. Promotes safety through campaigns, displays of safety equipment, and oral presentations at local community and regional safety committee meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. Selectee will not be appointed untill investigation is complete.
- Will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory security clearance, AND, as a minimum, a completed National Agency Check (NAC) prior to assignment.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
- The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.
- The employee must obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
- Work may require occasional travel away from the normal duty station on military and commercial aircraft.
- Incumbent may occasionally be required to be in an on-call status outside normal duty hours or on holidays.
- The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
- The employee may be recalled to duty.
- This position requires employee to occasionally work under adverse environmental conditions.
- This position requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license is required for the position.
YOU MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW. WHEN EXPLAINING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE YOU MUST GIVE EXAMPLES. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. EXPLAIN IT IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND GIVE EXAMPLES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All GS-0018 series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Performed industrial construction standards, methods, practices, techniques, materials, equipment, and utility systems sufficient to determine compliance with building safety standards and devise hazard control measures applicable to airport ground facilities and supporting industrial shops. Knowledge of psychological and physiological factors sufficient to develop a ground aviation safety education activity for supervisors and employees, to motivate maintenance personnel to apply safe working practices and to persuade supervisors to accept changes or modifications where required to achieve a safe working environment. Performed safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures and standards applicable to a full range of complex safety and occupational health management responsibilities at a military aviation installation and requiring the planning, organizing, directing, operating and evaluation of a safety and occupational health program related to ground aviation, industrial and marine operations. Performed aviation maintenance work processes and support equipment, airport ground operations, facilities and runway maintenance techniques, and industrial work processes.
There are no educational requirements for this position.
If choosing to certify based of the education substitution option, you must upload a word document stating you are using the education substitution option, your degree and transcript OR the Military Courses completed. If these are not uploaded you will not be referred to the selecting Supervisor.
- Address WV 167th AW
222 Sabre Jet BLVD
Martinsburg, WV 25405
- Name: Jared Shank
- Phone: (304) 616-5235
- Email: [email protected]