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Salary: $88 562 - 115 127 per year
Published at: Mar 26 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a Safety & Occupational Health Manager, Position Description Number T5804200 and is part of the Army Aviation Support Facility of the Vermont Army National Guard. The primary purpose of this position is to manage the state Safety, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene programs through a staff of professional and technical personnel.


1) Develops the AASF Quality Management Plan (QMP) that documents the management and operational policies and procedures to ensure work processes, products, or services satisfy expectations and quality standards. Reviews Army materiel maintenance policies and operational procedures. Assesses quality assurance programs of other Department of Defense (DoD) services and analyzes commercial maintenance practices to establish a comprehensive Quality Program (QP)for the AASF. Develops quality assessment plans to evaluate and improve quality of maintenance production and work processes. Assessments include reviews of management and organization; quality systems; personnel qualifications and training; supply procedures; facilities; tools and test equipment; maintenance documentation; operations and training requirements, and equipment failures. Conducts evaluations to identify strength problem areas, failure trends, faults in methods and procedures, and other deviations from quality standards. Develops local regulations and/or operating instructions for implementation of the quality assurance and reliability program and ensures compliance with procedures. Prepares quality assurance operating instructions, local forms, checklists, and other material. 2) Serves as quality assurance authority in the AASF. Acts as a consultant to higher-ranking personnel on quality assurance/verification matters. Provides the Logistics Management Officer/Supervisory Maintenance Test Pilot and maintenance supervisors with definitive technical information and advice on maintenance procedures and techniques. Resolves technical problems in support of the quality assurance program. Maintains the AASF master library. Manages technical publications accounts. Ensures that appropriate directives and operating instructions are current and complete. Reviews incoming publications to determine their applicability. Provides technical guidance and expertise in interpretation of technical manuals (TM), and acts as the authoritative reference on quality methods, techniques, and procedures. Resolves conflicts in the interpretation of published data. Manages the Safety-of-Flight (SOF) and Aviation Safety Action Message (ASAM) programs to ensure effective and timely accomplishment. Reviews incoming SOF/ASAM for applicability to AASF supported equipment. Evaluates technical and materiel requirements for compliance. Distributes SOF/ASAM to production elements for accomplishment. Monitors compliance actions and prepares and forwards compliance reports. 3) Performs command directed quality inspections and special inspections for all aspects of aircraft and associated equipment. Ensures that compliance inspections are performed in accordance with standards. Records discrepancies, provides definitive corrective recommendations, and reviews adequacy of corrective action taken. Reviews findings to determine adequacy of maintenance documentation. Performs management and compliance reviews over a wide range of functions within the AASF. Reports deviations and deficiencies. Prepares recommendations on the resolution of deficiencies affecting production or maintenance quality. Reviews and validates all locally developed maintenance procedures before adoption within the AASF. 4) Evaluates and analyzes accident frequency, cause data, accident reports, safety survey reports, unit operations, and other activities having a direct impact on accident prevention, and directs countermeasure programs to correct unsafe procedures or conditions. Develops procedures to evaluate the effectiveness of countermeasure programs. Coordinates hazard abatement issues with key staff personnel and appropriate agencies. 5) Represents the Adjutant General at various safety related conferences, meetings, seminars, councils, panels, and boards. Reviews overall state training plan to ensure that practices and procedures to minimize accident risk are incorporated into military training operations and tactical exercises. Ensures review of and coordination on ARNG regulations and major command standing operating procedures to incorporate safety and occupational health related requirements. 6) Maintains extensive contacts with internal and external organizations (design review, state, and county) and higher authorities that have many different & conflicting requirements. 7) Reviews engineering plans to verify that alteration or construction is in compliance with public law, applicable standards and guidelines. 8) Coordinates with and provides assistance to personnel management officials in the development and execution of a comprehensive abatement program for traumatic injury or occupational illness in accordance with the Federal Employees Compensation Act. 9) Establishes and maintains a program of range certification, explosive safety and safety management in accordance with appropriate regulations. **REFER TO PD FOR FULL LIST OF DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968.
  • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
  • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
  • This is an Indefinite tenure appointment not to exceed a maximum of 4 years from the start date.


Open Areas of Consideration: AREA 1, 2, 3, 4 Priority Placement Program will be cleared. Area I: Area I: Current On-board Title 5 or Title 32 Dual Status Technicians (Tenure: 1-Career, 2-Conditional, 3-Indefinite or 4-Term ) - Only those current Vermont National Guard employees who are in permanent, indefinite, or term technician status as result of being competitively hired by the VTNG. Area II: All current Federal Employees from any agency. Area III: All current and former members of the VTNG Area IV: United States citizens 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 GS-12: 1 year equivalent to at least next lower grade level experience, education, or training performing 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. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES: -This is an indefinite tenure appointment. -The incumbent will be separated at the expiration of the term of appointment. -This position is eligible to Situational Telework which occurs on an occasional non-routine or ad hoc basis. PLEASE BE ADVISED: 1. Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. 2. An Applicant's RESUME must provide, in detail, how they meet the specialized experience listed. 3. It must be documented with "from (mm/yy) to (mm/yy) dates and description of the specialized experience. 4. if education or a degree is required as a part of the "Specialized Experience", you must include transcripts DO NOT copy the specialized experience qualifications word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each statement.


There are no specific educational requirements for this vacancy.


  • Address Vermont Army National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility 141 Shamrock Road South Burlington, VT 05403 US
  • Name: Nathan Brimmer
  • Phone: (802)338-3634
  • Email: [email protected]