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Job Title:SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T13-102

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$75,222.00 to $97,787.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, June 21, 2013 to Monday, July 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0018-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Hanscom AFB, MA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

National Guard Membership Is Required

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER position supporting the  JFHQ Safety Office.   This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: LTC David Underwood, (339) 202-3310.

MASSACHUSETTS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

This position is open to all current members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard or those eligible to immediately transfer into the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.   This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Massachusetts Army National Guard.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Massachusetts Army National Guard.  If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an  Army National Guard recruiter at 1-800-GO-GUARD, before applying for this position.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to be a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard
  • Pre-Employment physical is required
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • You must submit the required OF 306, or you will be disqualified

DUTIES:

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This position is located in the Army National Guard (ARNG) JFHQ Headquarters, Command Administrative Office (CAO), State Safety and Occupational Health Office. The primary purpose of this position is to manage the state Safety, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene programs through a staff of professional and technical personnel. The incumbent ensures effective program implementation within the broad framework of congressional legislation, executive orders, DOD, Army, and National Guard Bureau policy, goals and objectives.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene), or degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study from among the following (or closely related) disciplines: safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology.

                                                                        OR

Experience in scientific or technical work that provided an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the safety and occupational health field. Creditable general experience must have demonstrated the achievement of knowledge equivalent to the education described above.       

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:   Must have at least 36 months experience,education or training in or related to safety and occupational health that provided the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed.   Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience  – Successful completion of all requirements for a master’s or an equivalent degree, or two full academic years of graduate education, which is safety and occupational health management or safety engineering, industrial engineering or directly related fields such as Industrial Hygiene, Fire Prevention Engineering or Industrial Psychology.   To be creditable, applicants must submit transcripts, diplomas or other forms of completion certificates to provide verification of courses.

Military grade range:  CPT  to COL and CW2 to CW5

 

All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS.

 

Compatible Military Assignment:

 

OFF: 01A

 

WO: 011A

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.  Once the application process is complete, a review of resume andsupporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.  For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans.  For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave.  For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance.  For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children.  For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan.  The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan.  For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office.  You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: Ifyou are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.

For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies:

 

IncentiveTermination without Recoupment:

If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.



HOW TO APPLY:

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HOW TO APPLY:To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 08, 2013.

1. Your responses to the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire, and

2. Your resume, OF 306 and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

The following link provides some application tips and may be used for aiding you in building your Resume: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeandApplicationTips#icc

Option A: Applying Online

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire:

You must click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire is not processed – and your resume is not attached – until you click the Submit My Answers button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire.

To receive consideration, you must complete the entire process and submit the complete application package by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date -- Monday, July 08, 2013

It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.

To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received and to verify your application is complete, follow these steps: Log into your USAJOBS account using the following link: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/LoginClick on“Application Status” and then select the “more information” link for this position.  The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Please Note: Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. Verify that all of your documents appear on the Details page with a status of Processed.

You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and select Application Status.Choose the vacancy, and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

If you submit more than one Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submittedis the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire:Click the Apply Online button to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account.Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Assessment Questionnaire.

Option B: Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents

You are encouraged to apply online.Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (OPM Form 1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s), please follow steps 1 and 2 below:

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page: http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf, and provide the required information.The Vacancy ID is 914534.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 08, 2013 to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax, please follow steps 1, 2, and 3 below:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print the OPM Form 1203-FX; follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf .

3. Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.  Note: Do not include a fax cover sheet with the OPM Form 1203-FX.  This will cause your application to not process.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Resume showing relevant experience


Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire

Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)

OF306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

**If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Donna King
Phone: (339)202-3115
Email: DONNA.J.KING36.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Massachusetts National Guard
JFHQs
Human Resources Office
2 Randolph Road Bldg 1505
Bedford, MA
01731
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.


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Job Announcement Number:

T13-102

Control Number:

346144700