The selectee for this position will serve as a SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SPECIALIST for the DEPARTMENT OF THENAVY.
THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT.
The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.
This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.
This public notice announcement is for anticipated vacancies to be filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for acquisition positions located at Department of Navy installations identified in this public notice.
Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule.
Pay will vary by geographic location.
There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.
As such, Notices of Results (NORs) may or may not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement.
Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed and in equivalent pay systems (e.g., NH, NJ, NK, etc.).
Selectees may be appointed to a position with promotion potential (e.g. selected at the GS-5 grade with potential to the GS-11).
If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management.
Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.
Recruitment incentives may be authorized.
Information on Temporary and Term Appointments: Temporary appointments may be extended up to 3 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.
Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be made permanent without further competition.
Term appointments may be extended up to 6 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.
Additionally, selectees may be noncompetitively converted to permanent career-conditional or career appointments under specific conditions.
Temporary or term positions may be terminated at any time before the established not-to-exceed date.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position.
Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
GS-09: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree OR you have obtained an LL.B. or J.D. that is related to the position being filled OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1) applying Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) and other Federal/state regulations in resolving safety issues; 2) performing structural, electrical, mechanical and ergonomic safety design analysis on various machines, systems, processes and facilities; 3) collecting and analyzing program data for developing safe/unsafe trend analysis; 4) mitigating unsafe conditions and operations; and 5) preparing written findings and recommendations for presentation OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.
GS-11: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR you have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR you have successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled OR you have 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 1) Implementing Safety and Occupational Health principles, practices, regulations and standards; 2) Making recommendations necessary to prevent recurrences of unsafe working conditions; 3) Providing solutions to management for safety and health problems encountered; and 4) Investigating incidents involving damage to property when damage is within the reportable range OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.
GS-12: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1) Providing technical safety and occupational health advice and guidance to managers and supervisors on a variety of individualized safety programs and related activities; 2) Implementing the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) as an important concern in applying safety/industrial health criteria in the workplace; 3) Initiating new approaches to deal with existing safety problems; and 4) Determining safety needs and requirements in performing diverse and hazardous operations peculiar to shore based industrial activities and military commands.
GS-13: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1)Utilizing Knowledge of Safety and occupational health principles , practices, standards, and abatement measures to manage an Occupational Health Program; 2) utilizing knowledge of practical engineering methods and techniques to evaluate and resolve complex occupational Safety and Health problems; 3) analyzing safety design features and specification to identify and control hazardous construction processes and equipment usage; and 4) Developing policy on a wide range of safety and occupational health activities inherent to Occupational Safety and Health program.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/safety-and-occupational-health-management-series-0018/
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