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Occupational Safety amp Health Specialist

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Leesburg, VA

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Serves as the Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Technical Program Manager with overall responsibility for compliance with federal, state, and local Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health regulations.
Responsibilities
Serves as the Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Technical Program Manager for Air Traffic Organization (ATO) District Office. Has overall responsibility for compliance with federal, state, and local Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health regulations. Serves as the EOSH expert for the District's ATO EOSH operational program. Coordinates and manages field EOSH technical program elements focusing on fuel storage tanks, NEPA requirements, fall protection, electrical safety, lock out/tag out, construction support, training, policy development, accident investigation and reporting and EOSH program elements.
Identifies and prioritizes program initiatives based upon resource availability. Coordinates with District Managers on prioritization and implementation strategies for key program elements. Identifies expert resources to facilitate EOSH requirements when necessary. Monitors and evaluates EOSH programs and develops recommendations for improving compliance. Prepares reports and/or briefings on EOSH program statuses and accomplishments. Assists with EOSH training for District Office field personnel.
Develops scopes of work for contract resources required to implement specific aspects of EOSH program operations. Performs highly complex and sensitive tasks and must be familiar with all hazardous materials, environmental and safety regulations from Occupations Safety and Health Administration, consensus standards form National Fire Protection Association, American National Standards Institute. Executive Orders and applicable regulations. Conducts EOSH training. Responds to emergencies, resolves issues, and acquires resources to administer the programs.
Analyzes jobs, processes, products or other systems to determine the risks to employees. Recommends modifications to workplaces to control or eliminate hazards. Inspects or surveys workplaces for compliance with established safety and occupational health policies or standards and to identify potential new hazards. Reviews project plans and specifications for facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with established EOSH standards. Conducts occupational safety evaluation of hazardous conditions and develops recommendations for abatement.
Travel Required
50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.
Supervisory status
No
Promotion Potential
NA
Job family (Series)
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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
A recent SF-50 is required (See Required Documents for requirements).
Qualifications
To qualify for this position at the FV-I level you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-H, FG/GS-12, in the Federal Service.
Specialized experience is experience in or related to safety and occupational health that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
Specialized experience may include but is not limited to:Managing safety and occupational health elements; developing and recommending safety and occupational health policy to higher levels of management; applying safety and occupational health laws, regulations, principals, theories, practices, and procedures to advise on or resolve technical matters dealing with safety and occupational health requirements; developing safety and occupational health standards, regulations, practices, and procedures to eliminate or control potential hazards; developing or implementing programs to reduce the frequency, severity, and cost of accidents and occupational illness; analyzing or evaluating new and existing jobs, processes, products or other systems to determine the existence, severity, probability, and outcome of hazards; designing or modifying workplaces, processes, products or other systems to control or eliminate hazards; inspecting or surveying workplaces, processes, products or other systems for compliance with established safety and occupational health policies or standards and to identify potential new hazards; training workers, supervisors, managers or other safety and occupational health personnel in safety or occupational health subjects; work in occupational fields such as hygienist, safety engineer, fire prevention engineer, health physicist, and occupational health nurse.
This position has the following physical requirements
: ability to climb ladders (up to 100 feet) and stairs (up to 400 feet in height) to access elevated work sites during inspections.
Frequent travel
is required to off-site locations ( 50%
Applicants MUST
include examples of specialized experience in their work history and be specific when describing specialized experience.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.
In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA's, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Other Factors listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.
Competent person in Fall Protection-trained in accordance with ANSI training standards for Managed Fall Protection Programs. Must be able to climb a 100-foot tower using a full body harness.
Qualified Person in Electrical Safety-trained in accordance with NFPA 70E.
Accredited Asbestos Professional-trained in accordance with the EPA Model Accreditation Plan as an AHERA Contractor/Supervisor or Inspector or Management Planner.
IMPORTANT:
Ensure that your work experience supports your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA), and Other Factors answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate.
Education
Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
Additional information
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a testing designated position (TDP) will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
Incomplete Applications
: Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job. Your application/resume MUST have your official title, grade and series on your work history.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.
Interviews:
Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
Requirement for Security Clearance
: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements. For Moderate Risk (Level 5), this position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.
FAA's Core Compensation Position
: This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: ****This is a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information:
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IMPORTANT:
Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.
Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Drug test required
Yes
Required Documents
If selected, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship.

If you are a current of former federal employee, you MUST submit a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) containing information in blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position, title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record. The SF-50 must be received by the closing date of this announcement in order to receive consideration.

You may upload your supplemental documentation (SF-50's, veterans documentation, transcripts, appraisals, etc.) into your on-line application.

All submissions must reference the announcement number and be received by the closing date of this announcement.

All Veterans:
If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference:
You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
Benefits
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. .
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 to Apply
You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of Received
by 11:59 PM Eastern Time
on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of Received
each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.
We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.
Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
Employer's name and address
Supervisor name and phone number
Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
Salary
Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.
You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, , for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

Forms:
: Declaration for Federal Employment
: Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference
Agency ****
Email
Address
Federal Aviation Administration
Eastern Region
1 Aviation Plaza
Jamaica,NY
US
Next steps
Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.

Important
- If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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