Job opening: SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
Salary: $76 860 - 99 914 per year
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SPECIALIST in the SAFETY DEPARTMENT of NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND.
You will recommend corrective actions to reduce risk or hazards based on safety inspection findings.
You will schedule safety inspections, surveys, and evaluations for risk assessment to comply with regulations and program requirements.
You will write articles on safety-related topics of interest to support the safety efforts within an organization.
You will develop safety and occupational health presentations to increase personnel awareness and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
You will advise management on occupational safety and health requirements so the appropriate services, equipment, materials, and general operating supplies that meet safety standards are available or procured.
You will use computer software programs (e.g., Enterprise Safety Applications Management System [ESAMS] or similar systems) to document and maintain records and report data.
You will develop or revise safety instructions, rules, and regulations to support operations and the command's mission.
- 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 e-verify.gov
- Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- 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.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- 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 wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
- This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Inspecting the work environment for hazardous operational conditions; 2) Identifying the origin, cause and contributing elements of mishaps and hazardous conditions occurring in the work environment; 3) Presenting safety and mishap prevention training to employees; 4) Advising workers on safety requirements, potential accident causing situations and methods for preventing accidents. NOTE: This information must be fully supported in your resume to be considered for the position.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series
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.
Those who do not have the specialized experience listed under the Qualifications section may qualify with education or a combination of education and experience as follows:
EDUCATION/TRAINING SUBSTITUTION FOR GENERAL/SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Successful completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene) or a degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study form among the following (or closely related) disciplines: safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology.
Successful completion of three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene) or a degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study form among the following (or closely related) disciplines: safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology.
Possession of an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled. https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/students/federal-occupations-by-college-major/
A combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if qualifying using education. See Required Documents for additional information.
- Address NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND
3730 North Charles Porter Avenue
Oak Harbor, WA 98278
- Name: Department of Navy EIC
- Email: [email protected]