Job Title:Engineering Psychologist, GS-0180-12 (Open to US Citizens) JAC
Department:Department Of Transportation
Agency:Federal Railroad Administration
Job Announcement Number:FRA.RPD-2013-0025
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
|$74,872.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, April 24, 2013 to Tuesday, May 14, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - - Permanent|
|1 vacancy -
Washington, DC, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen. A separate job announcement is 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.RPD-2013-0026.|
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.
You will be responsible for providing technical, analytical, and scientific support to agency policy makers and other management decision makers in regards to the research and evaluations programs to reduce accidents, injuries, and deaths related to human error in railroad operations and railroad systems designs. You will identify, develop, and recommend programs to evaluate the utilization, impact, and effectiveness of human factors related to safety initiatives. You will also help determine the cost and benefits of these initiatives.
This position would be perfect for an experienced professional that is a mission-focused self- starter with exposure to human factors research programs that involve the testing and evaluation of safety within the railroad system, and who wants to be a key innovator during a period of significant safety change in transportation.
This position is located in Washington, DC. If selected for the position, you will be eligible for Regular or Ad Hoc Telework, per management discussion and approval.
- You must be a U.S. citizen 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 also advertised to status applicants: FRA.RPD-2013-0026
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days