Pay Range:
$32,844 to $63,517 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-0018-5/7
Schedule:
Multiple Schedules
Duration:
Multiple Appointment Types
Apply by: 2018-11-06 Published: 2 months ago

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-05: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed a four year course of study leading to a bachelor's 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 OR you have at least three years of general experience that includes one year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-04) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1) Identifying and mitigating hazards in the workplace; 2) compiling reports using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software; 3) presenting briefings to upper management.

(Note: Experience must be in scientific or technical work that provided an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the safety and occupational health field.

Creditable general experience must demonstrate the achievement of knowledge equivalent to a 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) OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience OR Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Health Physicist (CHP), or similar certification that included successful completion of a written examination meets the requirements for GS-5.

GS-07: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed one full year of graduate level education 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 OR you have have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement 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 OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1) Providing guidance on Safety and Occupational Health laws, regulations, principles, theories, practices and procedures to advise personnel; 2) Participating as a member of a survey or inspection team led by a higher graded specialist to learn the techniques of hazard identification; and 3) Reviewing past inspection records of mishaps to prevent unsafe acts or work practices OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

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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