Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
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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.
Do you like identifying problems, analyzing facts, and making recommendations; are you a good communicator; do you like to travel; are you are interested in a career in the Railroad industry, if so, then this job is for you!
This position is located in the Office of the Associate Administrator for Safety, Office of Safety Assurance and Compliance, Hazardous Materials Division, in Washington, D.C. You will be responsible serving as an FRA expert on railroad transportation of Radioactive Hazardous Materials (HM) and identifying unsafe conditions or practices of the railroad carriers and shippers to transport radioactive materials throughout the United States.
This position is perfect for a mid-level professional proficient in identifying trends, strong analytical skills that can perform studies and make recommendations to improve safety. Applicant should have experience in the Radioactive Hazardous Materials (HazMat) area in the railroad environment, as well as knowledge of the Hazardous Materials Regulations pertaining to packaging, shippers, transporters and receivers of hazardous materials with particular emphasis on radioactive material transportation. Good communication skills are necessaryThis 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.
NOTE: There is only one full time permanent position being filled. The salary for this position will be adjusted based on the appropriate OPM pay for the duty station of the selectee.
Travel and transportation expenses will be paid if the selection results in a promotion OR for a geographical reassignment if the FRA selectee occupies a position at the same grade level that has significantly different duties from that of this position vacancy. Travel and transportation expenses will not be paid if a candidate outside the FRA is selected OR a FRA employee accepts a change to the lower grade that results in a geographical reassignment for this position vacancy.
- Must be current FRA employee with status and meet specialized experience
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
- Provide all required documents by closing date
- Position is telework eligible
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days