Job Title:Safety and Health Assistant (OA)(English/Spanish)
Department:Department Of Labor
Agency:Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:DE-14-DAL-OSHA-0078
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year|
|Saturday, June 07, 2014 to
Friday, June 20, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|FEW vacancies -
Oklahoma City, OK View Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|U.S. Citizens; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area.|
|Q - Nonsensitive|
About the Agency
DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
This position is located in the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Oklahoma City, OK.
- This position is inside the bargaining unit.
- Relocation costs will not be paid.
- U.S. Citizenship.
- Must be at least 16 years of age.
DUTIES:Back to top
Performs administrative duties associated with the completion of citations, including data entry associated with the documentation. Receives inspection packages which contain OSHA reporting forms, photographs, field notes, and related documents. Reviews reporting forms to detect obvious errors in standards quoted, abatement dates, penalty figures, adequacy of wording, proper format and the presence of necessary attachments. Answers telephone, respond to routine inquires, refers other inquiries to appropriate staff. When appropriate and the information is not available on-line, provides background information from files to OSHA staff members. Serves as a contact for ensuring that the office computer system is operational daily. Adds new users to the system and obtains passwords; performs start of day/end of day operations/resolves system problems; serves as a point of contact for the Area Office staff for initially reviewing problems and notifying Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) IT or regional office staff, if required. Develops, generates, and retrieves periodic electronic reports from a variety of software in connection with inspection activity for the Area Director, team leaders, and compliance staff. Maintain a variety of area office reports; customizes inspection reports to isolate problem cases; run annual Micro to Host report to establish appropriate archive listing, reformats list for use when files are shipped to Federal Records Center; maintains manual tracking systems whenever current reports cannot provide information. Provides support to the FOIA Disclosure Officer to include responding to requests for disclosure, tracking status of responses and calculating fees.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
SELECTIVE FACTOR - In addition to meeting minimum qualification requirements, applicants must demonstrate possession of the following Selective Factor: Speak, read and write fluently in the Spanish Language.
To qualify, applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience related to the work of this position such as providing support to compliance officers in a regulatory environment which required an understanding of the program; providing technical information to the public; reviewing documents for conformance with policy and regulatory requirements; etc.
PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT: Applicants must show possession of the following skill: 40 words per minute typing speed.
There is no substitution of education for the required specialized experience.
Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you will be evaluated against the evaluation factors (competencies) noted below and will be placed into one of the following quality categories based on your responses to the vacancy questions. Categories Category A - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in applying knowledge, skill, and ability in the critical competencies for this position to work of increased levels of difficulty and complexity. Category B - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the critical competencies for this position. Category C - Meets the specialized experience outlined in the minimum qualifications requirements section of the vacancy announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the basic competencies required for this position. Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies (click Evaluation Tools for information):
Technical Competence: Knowledge of how to perform one's job. Refers to specialized knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience.
Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, cooperation, concern, and politeness to others; relates well to different people from varied backgrounds and different situations.
Writing: Uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling to communicate thoughts, ideas, information, and messages in writing.
Customer Service: Works and communicates with clients and customers (e.g., any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit provides, including individuals who work in your agency or in other agencies or organizations outside the Government) to satisfy their expectations. Committed to quality services.
The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. It is essential that your resume provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions. If your responses are not adequately substantiated by your resume, the HRO will amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency that is indicated by the content of your resume. Your evaluation may also include a review by a Human Resources Specialist or panel and will include other assessments such as an interview, a panel review, written test, writing sample, etc. INFORMATION FOR ICTAP/CTAP ELIGIBLES ONLY: If you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. ICTAP/CTAP eligibles who are placed into Category B or higher will be considered "well-qualified" for priority selection purposes. Click Application of Veterans Preference for Category Rating Jobs for more information.
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