Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy ID: 908870 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

Duties

This position is located in the Office of Administration, Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as a program analyst providing technical guidance on the Department of Veterans Affairs National Occupational Safety and Health programs.  The analyst is involved in providing an array of advisory services and program support in the area of federal workers' compensation.  The analyst determines and allocates resources, establishes goals, objectives and priorities for the workers' compensation program.  The analyst will serve as the agency expert  and provides policy guidance.  The program analyst establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other personnel at various levels within the organization. 

The incumbent will: 

·         Serve as technical expert on occupational safety and health and workers' compensation initiatives, statement of Requirements, and contracts;

·         Implement, evaluate, and/or assess occupational safety and health and Federal workers' compensation project/contractor performance as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), certifying payment;

·         Oversee the administration of deliverables for occupational safety and health or workers' compensation;

·         Provide advisory services and solutions to complex occupational safety and health or workers' compensation program project issues, policies, and strategic plans;

·         Advise the program managers on task orders impacting program operations;

·         Coordinate scheduling and conducting meetings regarding occupational safety and health or workers compensation programs;

·         Prepare written reports to present findings and recommended solutions impacting occupational safety and health and Federal workers' compensation;

·         Participate in contract close-out meetings with VA Acquisitions and venders.

·         Prepare appropriate slides.

Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 - 4:30 pm

***RELOCATION EXPENSES AND/OR INCENTIVES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED***