Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

These positions are located in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Region II Manhattan, NY Area Office. This position has promotion potential to the grade  GS-12 level.  No relocation expenses will be paid.  This position is inside the NCFLL Bargaining Unit.  POSITION REQUIRES FREQUENT TRAVEL.

Applicants applying for this position should read the vacancy announcement in it's entirety.

Duties

The incumbent serves as an Industrial Hygienist with responsibility for enforcing the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act through onsite inspections of worksites that may involve hazardous work processes and materials and unsafe environmental conditions. The incumbents work directly impacts the safety and health of the American workforces. For GS-09 1. Performs industrial hygiene inspections of a routine nature in a variety of workplaces noting hazardous conditions and unsafe work practices. May or may not work as auxiliary to higher-graded industrial hygienist(s) in performing segments of more complex and difficult inspections. 2. Selects, sets up, calibrates, monitors and reads a wide variety of sampling and measuring devices. 3. Prepares technical reports based on findings of studies, inspections, analysis of laboratory results, etc. 4. Recommends and reviews corrective action to ensure hazard abatement is accomplished. 5. Promotes sound industrial hygiene practices by working with employers and employees and by participating in public information activities. 6. Provides justification for findings to third parties when appropriate. FOR GS-11 1. Performs industrial hygiene inspections of a routine nature in a variety of workplaces, noting hazardous conditions and unsafe work practices. May or may not work as auxiliary to higher-graded industrial hygienist(s) in performing segments of more complex and difficult inspections. 2. Selects, sets up, calibrates, monitors and reads a wide variety of sampling and measuring devices. 3. Prepares technical reports based on findings of studies, inspections, analysis of laboratory results, etc. 4. Recommends and reviews corrective action to ensure hazard abatement is accomplished. 5. Promotes sound industrial hygiene practices by working with employers and employees and by participating in public information activities. 6. Provides justification for findings to third parties when appropriate.