All applicants must meet the qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of this announcement.
For the GS-11 grade level:
Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service compiling, analyzing and reporting on data from injuries/accidents, building inspections, fire protection equipment inspections.
Successful completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. with major study in the safety and occupational health field (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene), or 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.
An equivalent combination of graduate level education and specialized experience as listed above. Only graduate education beyond the first 36 semester hours will be combined with the specialized experience.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements described in this announcement. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be evaluated in addition to the online job questionnaire that is based on the following competencies needed to perform this job:
- Safety and occupational health principles, methods, techniques and procedures sufficient to independently perform recurring assignments to control or eliminate unsafe conditions.
- Practical methods and techniques and hazard and fault-tree analysis sufficient to evaluate and resolve occupational safety problems where standard methods are not readily applicable.
- Operational work processes and field exercise training in a law enforcement training environment.
- Skill in compiling, organizing, preparing and presentation of technical data, both orally and in writing, sufficient to prepare and present formal reports to management, to provide full, clear and concise information, and to develop documentation in support of recommended programmatic changes, additions, etc.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
Best Qualified: This is the highest category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates high proficiency in all of the critical competencies.
Well-Qualified: This is the next lower category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies.
Qualified: This is the lowest category and will be used for candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies.
If you are determined to be best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles:
If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp
to access OPM’s Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ ICTAP, you must
be placed in the best qualified category
for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.Veterans: Preference eligible non-compensable veterans
meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific, professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. This position is not considered scientific/professional. For information on veterans’ preference, please click here
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