Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Summary About the Position: Serves as the Safety and Occupational Health Specialist for Operations Division, Detroit District. Establishes goals, objectives, plans, programs, budget, and assessment of the Commanders Operations Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program for Operations Division. Will conduct safety inspections and evaluations, heavy equipment testing and licensing, and coordinates/provides training. Responsibilities Plans and manages all aspects of a comprehensive District safety and occupational health program for Operations Division. Conducts inspections and evaluations of personnel associated with navigation locks, floating plants, hydropower production projects, flood control structures and application of safety standards. Conducts Safety Inspections of heavy equipment testing and licensing, and coordinates and provides training. Serves as District’s Load Handling Equipment (LHE) Program manager responsible for management, control and recurring maintenance, non-routine maintenance, major maintenance activities, field inspections, and surveys. Support District Safety Program by providing input and executive initiates as well as perform audits of contractor and government work sites, processes and facilities. Serve as primary point of contact for safety training, certification, and licensing within Operations Division. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer 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 Reinstatement 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 conducting safety surveys, evaluations, studies, or audits pertaining to a safety program; assist with contract reviews and accident investigation/reporting; provide safety training, certification, and licensing; advise management and staff on safety and occupational health matters; and knowledge of a wide range of safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, and regulations applicable to the performance of complex safety and occupational health management program. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Compliance Inspection Oral Communication Physical Hazards Safety and Health 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. Education 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) 12 Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. 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. Relocation/Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.

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