U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Summary About the Position: The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) is participating in an alternative personnel system known as the Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project. Among other features, the Demonstration Project replaced GS grade levels with occupational families and pay bands. The pay band NH-03 is equal to the former GS-12 step 01 through GS-13 step 10. Responsibilities Serves as a senior safety advisor in assigned Safety Program areas, which could include Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Chemical and Biological Safety, or other areas identified as part of the Army Safety Program Evaluates and interprets Safety Program guidance in Codes, regulations and standards. Develops policies, plans, and guidance for assigned Program areas, and implements methods to execute and evaluate their success. Inspects Subordinate Activities for compliance with standards and objectives in assigned Safety Program areas. Prepares briefings, reports and other documentation for leadership, and briefs assigned topics. Drafts policies and regulations to meet compliance requirements. Supports and serves on DA and DoD committees and working groups supporting the development of policies or programs in assigned Safety areas. Represents the Command in these forums. 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 EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans 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: is defined as work that involves one year experience which includes: 1.) Managing safety and occupational health programs; 2.) Assist in safety inspections/surveys to ensure program compliance; and 3.) Provide training on OSHA procedures and guidelines. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (NH-02 or GS-11).pay band position in the federal service. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Compliance Inspection and Program ManagementSafety and HealthSafety and Health Training and EducationSafety and Occupational Health (SOH) Hazard Control Education 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. 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. Two 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 Career Program (CP) 12 - Safety and Occupational Health Manager position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest..