Safety and Occupational Health Specialist with Security Clearance

Department of the Army
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Apr 13, 2024
May 01, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Duties Analyzes mishap statistics and investigative reports; evaluates economic losses due to damaged property, severity of injuries sustained and environmental conditions surrounding mishaps. Develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates safety policies, standards and regulatory, requirements for maintaining the Environmental, Radiation, Laser, OSHA, and Industrial Hygiene safety program compliance. Develops and implements safety standards for a wide variety of worldwide special operations training under various geographical and climatic conditions. Serves as technical advisor to commanders, staffs and other supervisors pertaining to safety matters during special operations exercises and training. Requirements Conditions of Employment Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation. This is an Emergency-Essential Position. This is a drug testing designated position. The employee must successfully pass a urinalysis screening prior to the appointment and periodically thereafter. Work requires frequent onsite surveys with prolonged standing, walking, swimming, crawling, climbing, bending, crouching, stretching, reaching and other physical movements. May traverse rough terrain. May be required to wear protective clothing and equipment. The military OCP is the duty uniform (when deployed, or in field environment). Incumbent will be issued standard TA50 for use per local requirements. Incumbent must obtain and maintain a valid stateside driver's license. Incumbent must possess or be able to obtain a U.S. Government Vehicle driver's license within 30 days of employment and be able to maintain the same. Incumbent may be required to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or irregular duty hours commensurate with mission requirements. The incumbent may be required to meet certain medical requirements. Specific training, immunizations, and a deployable physical would need to be completed prior to deployment. Percentage of time spent TDY is up to 50%. Required to complete Level 1 Skills training (Safety and Explosives), attain CP12 Certification within 12 months from date of appointment and Level 2 Explosives within 24 months of appointment. Obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Top-Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. In the event of severe weather conditions or other such emergency type situations (natural or man-made disaster) the incumbent is required to report to work or remain at work as scheduled to support mission operations. Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement
Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
People with Disabilities, Schedule A
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician Eligible
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
Priority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability Retirement
Priority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference Eligible
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document . Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) High-risk training including special operations with foreign and specialized U.S. weapons and demolitions, static-line parachute operations, High-Altitude High Opening (HAHO) and High-Altitude Low Opening (HALO) with oxygen and combat equipment, water jumps, maritime delivery systems, underwater closed and open circuit diving operations, aviation operations and tactics (manned and unmanned systems) 2) Applying knowledge of national safety and occupational health laws, policies, regulations and standards to plan and implement programs; 3) Applying knowledge of range safety, tactical doctrine, and operational planning processes sufficiently to conduct independent risk management assessments; 4) Applying knowledge of safety and occupational health laws and regulations sufficiently to identify, evaluate, and control or mitigate hazards; 5) Applying knowledge of accident investigation and analytical techniques sufficiently to assess human, material, and environmental factors. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Accident/Mishap and Hazard Investigation and Reporting
Organizational Awareness
Risk Management
Safety and Health Training and Education Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11). Additional information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a(n) Safety and Occupational Health Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Benefits Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits . Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. You may claim Military Spouse preference. You may claim Priority Placement Program (PPP) preference. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website . Benefits Help A career with the U.S . click apply for full job details