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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:T14-097

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$68,809.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, November 22, 2013 to Monday, December 23, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0018-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Temporary NTE 400 DAYS

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Latham, NY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

New York Army National Guard membership required (See Announcement)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

DIVISION OF MILITARY & NAVAL AFFAIRS (MNHF)

LATHAM, NY 12110-2224

SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE IAW DMNA 690-4, CHAPTER 6

*THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION AND IS NOT TO EXCEED 400 DAYS.*

 

POSITION TITLE AND NUMBER:

 T14-097,  SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, D0702000, GS-0018-12

 

LOCATION:

MNAV, LATHAM, NY 12110

 

DMOS:

OBR:  01A

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     22 NOV 2013   CLOSES:  23 DEC 2013

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the New York Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. 

 

 

This position is located in the Army National Guard (ARNG) STARC Headquarters, Aviation and Safety Office.

 

 

OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  ONBOARD

ONBOARD:  ALL PERMANENT MILITARY TECHNICIANS IN THE NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.

OFFICER ONLY

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must already be a permanent military technician in the NYARNG.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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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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In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this  SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER position, you must meet the following criteria.

 

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.    

 

                                                                        OR

Certificates:   Certificationas a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Health Physicist (CHP), or similar certification that included successful completion of a written examination meets the requirements for GS-5.  Applicants may also qualify for higher grade levels based on their education and/or experience.

 

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.

 

KSA's:

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below.   Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application.   Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.

 

 

1.  Knowledge and skills in safety, occupational health and industrial hygiene concepts, principles, and practices necessary to plan and carry out a comprehensive program for statewide activities concerned primarily with light to moderately complex industrial processes and high risk military operations. A practical knowledge of methods, techniques and procedures applied by industrial hygienists to identify and evaluate work requirements.   Knowledge of administrative and managerial practices applicable to planning, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive SOH & IH program for a state.

2.  Knowledge required to review, analyze and evaluate safety and occupational health hazards contained in hazard abatement plans to include those for which the nature and extent of hazard is not completely understood.

3.  Sufficient knowledge of engineering design to interpret and evaluate engineering plans and specifications for safety and occupational health hazard controls as well as related standards.

4.  Knowledge of safety, occupational health and industrial hygiene surveys to oversee, plan, and direct special studies as required. Sufficient knowledge to interpret, communicate and apply industrial hygiene findings and recommendations.

5.  Skills required to evaluate the effectiveness of measures recommended/taken to reduce or eliminate hazardous working conditions. Knowledge of testing equipment and sampling techniques to oversee the work of four or more employees performing safety, occupational health, and industrial hygiene functions. Knowledge and communication skills necessary to advise staff level personnel of actions required and impact on operations.

 

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:  Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

 

Military Grades: 

OFFICER ONLY

 

Compatible Military Assignments:  

OBR:  01A



YOU MUST ALREADY BE A PERMANENT MILITARY TECHNICIAN FROM THE NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following document:

·         RESUME (Resume must have a from and to date for each position worked in.  The date must be month and year. Ex: 02/2012 to 03/2013)

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility. 

 

All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants.  In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral.  A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors.  Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position.  Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal. 

 

Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence: 

 

1.  Category I:  All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard  for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.

 

2.  Category II:  All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard. 

 

3.  Category III:  Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard. 

 

* If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.  


BENEFITS:

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Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/interactive/Benefits#icc.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the New York National Guard, please visit our website at http://dmna.ny.gov/jobs/jobs.php?id=tech



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, December 23, 2013. 

To begin the process. click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  Note:  To return to a previously Saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:  https://applicationmanager.gov/



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 

 

1.  Your Resume (Your resume MUST detail your length of general and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)

2.  A complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)

3.  Transcripts are required if you are using education to qualify.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable. 

4.  Other supporting documents may include: (not required)

  • Flight Records
  • Qualification Certificates
  • DD 214
  • Seperate document supporting KSA's. 
  • Military Biography
  • SF 50
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Awards (military and/or technician)

5.  Submission of Photography and Medical Documentation (ex: VA Disability paperwork) are prohibited and will not be sent forward to the Selection Official.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Avis Sanchez
Phone: (518)786-4659
Email: AVIS.A.SANCHEZ.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
New York National Guard
330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
ATTN SANNING PINGITORE
LATHAM, NY
12110
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your category and score, you may be referred to the selecting official.  If your name is referred to the selecting official, you will be contacted directly by that office for an interview.  You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed.

 

You will be notified via email during the following phases of this announcement: 

 

1.  Immediately after your application has been submitted.

2.  After the announcement has closed and qualifications are reviewed.  (This will inform you whether or not you were referred to the selecting official.)

3.  Once selection has been made. 

 

If at anytime you have questions concerning this Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email.  Your email should contain the following information:  T14-097, SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, 1002047. 

The email can be sent directly to avis.a.sanchez.mil@mail.mil

 


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Job Announcement Number:

T14-097

Control Number:

356088300