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Job Title:  Safety & Occupation Health Specialist
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Hiring Organization:  127 WG/HQ
Job Announcement Number:  13-337-1014852

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$51,576.00 to $67,043.00 / Per Year
Monday, December 23, 2013 to Monday, February 10, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Selfridge ANG Base, MI View Map
Area1-3: Area 1: Open to on-board permanent technicians of the MIARNG or MIANG (Tenure I or II status). A further restriction may be imposed with regard to non dual status allocations (i.e. Army or Air). Area 2: Open to current military members of the Michigan Air or Army National Guard. Area 3: Open to those eligible for enlistment /commission in the Michigan Air or Army National Guard.


Michigan National Guard: Join our team and serve your nation, your state and your community! It is our mission to provide relevant and ready operational military forces, consistent with our values, in support of our state and nation and to provide support to military personnel, civilian employees, families, retirees, and veterans.


Technician Vacancy Announcement
Excepted Appointment – Permanent

Position Description: D1431000

FC/MD: 106A00





The National Guard’s full-time support program requires that all military technicians are members of the National Guard and are appointed to full-time positions which correspond to their military assignments. (IAW TPR 303, 24 August 2005)





Grade inversion within the full time workforce in not permitted. The military grade must not exceed that of the supervisor. Members applying for this position and exceeding the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement.


  • Not Required


  • No


  • Incumbent must maintain membership in the Michigan National Guard.
  • Selectee must be assigned to a compatible MOS/AFSC/AOC
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment
  • Direct Deposit Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) is required
  • Completion of Pre-Employment physical may be required
  • Individuals with military incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment
  • You must obtain/maintain a military compatible position
  • Attain/Maintain the Security Clearance and NACLC (if applicable)


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This position is located within the Safety Office at an Air National Guard flying wing. Its purpose is to provide recurring technical support for unit Ground, Explosive Safety, and Occupational Health Program.


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It is recommended that all applicants use the usa jobs resume builder to apply for this vacancy. This will ensure full credit is given for the qualification requirements listed below.


In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position



In order to be considered for education substitution applicants must submit an official copy of their college or university transcripts.You must list some experience in each of these areas.

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.


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.   


You must have at least 24 Months in the following areas.

Experience, education, or training in or directly related to this position and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.


View Occupational Questionnaire



This information is used only for rating and ranking and not used for qualifying applicants. In your application and/or resume please address the following factors in detail, giving dates of the experience and in what position the experience was gained.

--Knowledge of occupational safety and health principles, practices, procedures, regulations, standards, and methods applicable to the performance of a full range of safety and occupational health activities related to ground and explosive safety.

--Knowledge of work processes, methods, techniques, and procedures to identify, explain, and correct unsafe conditions in diversified environments, e.g. aircraft maintenance/flight line operations, civil engineering, motor vehicle maintenance, contractor operations, and explosives handling and storage.

--Knowledge of industrial work processes, material handling techniques, motor vehicle maintenance practices, compressed gases, shop machinery design, and industrial fire hazards sufficient to investigate and determine causal factors contributing to mishaps or incidents and resulting in hazardous working conditions.

--Knowledge of construction standards, methods, practices ,techniques, materials, equipment, and utility systems sufficient to evaluate compliance with construction safety standards and to recommend hazard control measures applicable to new construction and industrial modifications.

--Knowledge of Air Force, ANG, OSHA, and DoD directives.

--Skill in interpretation of engineering drawings sufficient to identify possible hazardous conditions.



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. In order to be considered for education substitution applicants must submit an official copy of their college or university transcripts.


If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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.


1.    Properly submitted application materials will be reviewed for qualifications after the closing date HRO will use the applicable Qualification Standards when evaluating applicant’s minimum Qualifications.

2.    Candidates must meet the basic qualifications established for the position (general and specialized experience) including any selective placement factors, listed on the vacancy announcement. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered basically eligible and will be rated as qualified. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be informed by the HRO as to the reason for their ineligibility. Experience as described on the application/resume will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position.

3.    Applicants’ National Guard experience (Traditional Guard) will be credited as full-time experience (day-for day) when determining minimum qualifications.

In accordance with the applicable procedures, applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official to conduct interviews in order by area of priority listed.

AREA 1 - Open to on-board permanent technicians of the Michigan Air National Guard or Michigan Army National Guard (TENURE I or II Status).

AREA 2/3 - Open to current members of the Michigan Air National Guard or Michigan Army National Guard and those eligible for enlistment/commission in the Michigan Air National Guard or Michigan Army National Guard.


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The Michigan National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factor except where military assignments preclude female membership.


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It is recommended that all applicants use the USA JOBS resume builder to apply for this vacancy. This will ensure full credit is given for the qualification requirements.


Choose one of the following OPTIONS: Use the Apply Online option and the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.


OPTION A: Apply Online

1. Click Apply Online button and follow the prompted instructions

2. Check all appropriate boxes and click Apply for this position now!

3. Create and Application Manager account or if one is created sign in and answer all questions.

4. All Applicants must go through USAJOBS to reach the Application Manager.

5. You must click both Finish and Submit my answers now when you are done.


OPTION B: Apply By FAX and Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Apply Online, you can write your answers on paper and fax your resume

1. Print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form here or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 –after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3. Complete the Form 1203-FX.

a. Refer to the printed vacancy announcement as you answer the questions.

b. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

4. Submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax

a. By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing documents without the 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet here ( and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is 1-478-757-3144. Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.

5. 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 can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

TIPS FOR USING THE APPLY ONLINE FUNCTION: Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

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

You must complete the entire process by Midnight EST of the closing date

To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1. Go to and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2. Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

3. You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout. (When you want to return, go to and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

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

If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you also begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire. You complete and submit from this session and not to any Qualifications Questionnaires you may already have saved or submitted.


Required Documents: Current Resume

Optional Documents: Transcripts, Miscellaneous, DD-214s, any other supporting documents.


It is recommended that all applicants use the USA JOBS resume builder to apply for this vacancy. This will ensure full credit is given for the qualification requirements.

Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.



Resume Example







Vacancy Identification Number:

Position Title and Grade(s) for which you are applying:



Education Experience:

High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED
          Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code
          Major Field (s) of study
          Type and year of degree (s) received or total credit hours received

You must submit college transcripts in order to receive Education Credit for work experience. Please refer to Education Substitution if applicable.


Work Experience: For each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of job descriptions)

          Job Title

Starting and Ending dates of employment (month and year). MM/YY
          Duties and accomplishments-
Include action adverbs (i.e., administered, analyzed, developed, organized identified, formulated, etc.) in your work experience.
          If assigned additional duties in a position, include percentage of time spent performing the additional duties.
          Number of hours per week
          Employer's name and address
          Supervisor's name and phone number (Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.)


Military Experience: Complete a separate experience block for each period of military service related to the position such as Deployments.


Job Title

Starting and ending dates of assignment (month and year). MM/YY      

Include all military experience that is pertinent to the position for which you are applying.     

Duty title of position- Include action adverbs (i.e., administered, analyzed, developed, organized identified, formulated, etc.) in your work experience.
          Description of duties


Other Qualifications:

Job-related training courses (title and length of course must be included).
Starting and ending dates of assignment (month and year)

Job-related skills (e.g. other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc)
Job-related certificates and licenses

Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc)

Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement to assist with describing work experience; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered.


Raphael J. Trujillo
Phone: (517)481-7695
Agency Information:
Michigan National Guard
Human Resources Office
Lansing, MI


1. Once your entire application and resume is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.

2. Your application documents and resume will be reviewed and graded.

3. All qualified applications within each area of consideration will be forwarded to the Hiring Organization Selecting Official for review and evaluation in accordance with applicable regulations and agreements. (There is no limit to the number of applications which may be considered by a selecting official within an area of consideration.)

4. You will receive an email informing you of the status of your application.

5. If at any time, prior to close of business on closing date, you have any questions about the application process you may reach the agency contact above.

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