Job Title:Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials) - GS-2121-12 (Open to U.S. Citizens) - BP
Department:Department Of Transportation
Agency:Federal Railroad Administration
Job Announcement Number:FRA.R4-2013-0012
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|$72,907.00 to $94,778.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, January 04, 2013 to Thursday, January 17, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Bloomington, MN, USView Map
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.R4-2013-0011.
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!
You will serve as a Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Material). As a Hazardous Material (Hazmat) inspector you will be assigned territory covering potentially several states. You will be responsible for the improvement and advancement of railroad safety and monitoring regulatory compliance of hazardous material shipments by rail within their assigned territory. The demands of the position require skills in the evaluation, fact-finding, report writing; requires comprehension and application of technical and regulatory standards, as well as the ability to gain cooperation of individuals and organizations.
This position is perfect for a mid-level professional with strong technical background in applying current Federal railroad safety standards pertaining to Hazardous Material, as well as strong analytical and communication skills; and experience to conduct inspections pertaining to tank cars and containers used to transport hazardous materials, shipment and packaging of hazardous materials, and loading and unloading procedures; mission focused, and is looking for great health benefits and a stable work-life environment.
- 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.
- YOU MUST MEET THE SELECTIVE FACTORS FOR THIS POSITION.
- Announcement is also advertised merit promotion: FRA.R4-2013-0011.
- Job announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.