Job Title:Supervisory Railroad Safety Specialist (OP) - GS - 2121-13 (Open to US Citizens) - BP
Department:Department Of Transportation
Agency:Federal Railroad Administration
Job Announcement Number:FRA.R2-2012-0033
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|$71,674.00 to $93,175.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, September 21, 2012 to Thursday, October 11, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location(s):|
Wilmington, DE, US
Washington, DC, US
Annapolis, MD, US
Baltimore, MD, US
Camden, NJ, US
More Locations (15)
WHO MAY APPLY:
Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.
This job is also being advertised for applicants eligible for status consideration. Current and former status employees and veterans who qualify under VEOA are encouraged to also apply to announcement: FRA.R2-2012-0034.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is responsible for ensuring safety of the Nation's passenger and freight rail operations and infrastructure by promoting safe, efficient and accessible rail transportation. The mission and focus of FRA has grown to include the design and management of an unprecedented investment in the creation of a nationwide passenger rail network. FRA is providing leadership for the creation of a more balanced transportation system, transforming the way Americans travel.
To meet this mission FRA promulgates and enforces rail safety regulations; consolidates government support of rail transportation activities; administers financial assistance programs; conducts research and development in support of improved railroad safety and efficiency, and national transportation policy, including improved intercity passenger service. Do you like identifying problems, analyzing facts, and making recommendations; are you a good communicator; would you like to make a difference in the railroad industry, if so, then this job is for you!
The Railroad Safety Specialist (OP) works in a Regional Office of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Office of Safety. The FRA Office of Safety promotes and regulates safety throughout the Nation's railroad industry. This position serves as the regional expert responsible for the interpretation and administration of FRA regulations and procedures concerning railroad operating practices, railroad employee safety practices and procedures, hours of service, drug and alcohol testing, locomotive engineer certification and training, human factor accident analysis, and accident/incident reporting for railroads located within the regional boundaries. This position supervises approximately 7 to 14 Railroad Safety Inspectors.
The ideal candidate for this position is a mission focused professional who has experience providing guidance, interpretation, and enforcement of FRA regulations and procedures concerning railroad operating practices, railroad employee safety practices and procedures, hours of service, drug and alcohol testing, locomotive engineer certification and training, human factor accident analysis, and accident/incident reporting for railroads located within a specific territory.
PLEASE NOTE: There is only one position being filled. You must identify the location(s) for which you wish to be considered. This is a mobile work position, meaning the work requires the selectee to travel off site the majority of the time and use the selectee's home as his or her duty location. The Agency has determined that this duty location must be in the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of any of the listed cities. Salary is determined by the locality pay in each location. Salaries for all areas are available on the OPM website at http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/
- You must be a U.S. Citizen and meet specialized experience to qualify.
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
- Review How to Apply Section as documents are required by closing date.
- Announcement is also advertised merit promotion: FRA.R2-2012-0034.
- Job announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.