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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.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$35,256.00 to $45,828.00 / Per Year


Saturday, June 07, 2014 to Friday, June 20, 2014




Full Time - Permanent




FEW vacancies - Oklahoma City, OK View Map


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.  


  • Not Required


  • No


  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.


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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.


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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.


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.
To preview questions please click here.


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The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.



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Follow the 5 steps below to apply.  Your application and ALL required supplemental documents must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on the vacancy closing date to be considered.  Paper applications and supplemental documents submitted in any other manner without prior approval from the vacancy contact will not be considered.

For more details, click How To Apply Detailed Instructions Document .  For help, refer to the Vacancy Contact in the "Questions about this job" section.  SAVE your information before the 30 MINUTE TIMEOUT!

STEP 1 - Create USAJOBS Account, including Resume and Saved Documents
Your resume must provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions.  If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the competency indicated by resume content.

STEP 2 - Answer Vacancy Questions (DOORS)
Click the Apply Online button, which is available when you search for a job on, click on the title and proceed.

STEP 3 - Submit Supplemental Documents
Submit the required documents (only if applicable to you) specified in the "Required Documents" section of this vacancy by the close date.  For details: click How to Submit Supplemental Documentation Document.  Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.
STEP 4 - Review Application and click Finish  Click here to submit an updated resume after initial application.
STEP 5 - Edit Application as needed by 11:59 pm ET of Close Date


The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. Follow the instructions: click How To Submit Supplemental Documentation Document.  You are not required to submit a document if it does not apply to you. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.  Also, do not upload password protected documents.

- Veterans Documents (if applicable): To be considered as a 5-point preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD214. Your DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty.  To claim 10-point preference, you must submit a copy of your DD214; an Application for 10-point Veteran's Preference, SF15; and the proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. (For active duty service members expecting to be honorably discharged or released within 120 days, click Active Duty)  Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran's preference.  For more information, go to:

- Displaced Employee Placement Documents – Only required if requesting priority consideration under CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.

- Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted

Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship, and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.


Michelle Thompson
Phone: 972-850-4435
Fax: 000-000-0000
TDD: 800-735-2989
Agency Information:
Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Admin
A. Maceo Smith Bldg
525 Griffin Street
Rm. 738
Dallas, TX
Fax: 000-000-0000


Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and refer candidates for selection consideration.  Candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome.  A selection is expected to be made within 30 calendar days from the issuance date of the certificate.

To check the status of your application: Click here.  To sign up for Application Status Updates via email: Click Here.

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