Job Overview


NASA, the world's leader in space exploration and aeronautics, has been recognized as one of the best places to work in the Federal government. At NASA, employees work together on projects that break the boundaries of human knowledge. If you want to work in an environment where every member of the team is valued, where imagination is welcomed, and where innovation is a way of life - NASA has what you're looking for!

This position serves as the Institutional Safety Program Manager and is the focal point and technical authority for the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) to assure implementation of industrial/occupational safety program requirements. Additional areas of focus and responsibility include assuring implementation of safety requirements in operational areas involving risk to personnel and resources involving non-flight related ground operations of aircraft.


Provide consultative services to facility engineers, operational managers, project managers and other personnel dealing with complex compliance, operations, design, and risk management problems involving safety. Develop and applies new methods, approaches, and/or technology or extend, revise and adapt existing methodology to new and unusual situations. Implement a major agency program dealing with high safety risk activities/constantly changing hazards. Manage the Center's institutional safety requirements. Responsibility for assuring compliance of Civil Service and Contractor operations with rapidly changing regulations and guidelines involving all aspects of occupational, industrial, and operational safety. Serve as task monitor for industrial/occupation/operational safety tasks performed under the Safety, Health, and Environmental Office on-site support contract. Serve as technical authority on safe work environment and safe working conditions in a major agency organizational component (i.e., DFRC).