Job Overview

Summary

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NATIONWIDE JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Applicants must be current members of the US Air Force, US Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard on the closing date to be considered for this vacancy and able to transfer to the Wyoming Air National Guard if selected

WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Air 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.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Wyoming Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Wyoming Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Open Area of Consideration: 

Area 7:  Nationwide Job Opportunity (Technician) - Merit Promotion: Open to current members of the US Air Force, US Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard and eligible to transfer to the Wyoming Air National Guard.

Technician Info:

Position Title:  Safety and Occupational Health Manager

Position Series/Grade:  GS-0018-11

Position Description:  D2204000

PAS #:  FMSN

FAC #:  106A00

Position #: 0085904334

Position Location:  153rd Airlift Wing, Cheyenne, WY

MILITARY GRADES:

Min:  E7/MSgt             Max:   E8/SMSgt

Applicants' under- or over-grade will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.

Duties

MAJOR DUTIES:

(1) Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates activities necessary to the overall management of the ground and weapons safety programs. Reviews health and safety plans/programs and develops and issues local directives and procedures establishing technical and administrative safety and occupational health requirements for industrial, construction, commercial, transportation activities, and explosives operations. Plans, schedules, and conducts periodic inspections and evaluations for the following: Facilities, equipment, operations to include munitions maintenance, loading/unloading explosives, missile handling, weapons firing ranges, combat training, sited explosives storage area, operational explosives storage locations and identifies deficiencies in the programs and variances to the standards using a comprehensive knowledge of regulations, standards, procedures, methods, and techniques to determine compliance with occupational safety and health regulations, DOD explosives safety standards and AF regulations. Documents and reviews inspection findings, initiates an appropriate program improvement based on findings, and prepares formal reports for dissemination to appropriate parties.

(2) Plans investigations and analyzes mishaps and hazardous conditions to determine origin, causes, and contributing elements and prepares written evaluation reports concerning findings. Work operations and environmental conditions involve a substantial number and diversity of hazards which include those with significant severity and loss. Obtains statements from witnesses, photographs mishap scene, records circumstances of mishap and extent of injuries, estimates cost of property damage, and prepares formal reports of findings with proposed recommendations and abatement dates to correct the unsafe acts/conditions. Compiles and analyzes mishap data, identifies trends, and develops comprehensive recommendations to reduce or eliminate mishaps. Reports typically contain graphs, charts, and recommendations for changes in operating procedures, local regulations, and use of protective devices.

(3) Prepares supplements to regulations and manuals and develops specialized local regulations defining mishap prevention, handling, and storage procedures based on interpretation and/or adaptation of higher command instructions and policies formulated by other Federal government agencies. Coordinates with all installation offices, shops and sections regarding comprehensive occupational health matters affecting installation personnel and devises specialized operating practices involving diverse but recognized hazards. Prepares and revises local written procedures or abatement actions for conditions not directly addressed by existing standards or guidelines to include safety instruction and guides that are relevant to weapons/explosives safety, storage, and transportation of weapons/explosives and might affect base employees and current or planned contractor operations. Evaluates safety standards adopted by national safety associations, societies, or institutes; publications on work processes; and current industrial problems and modifies/adapts for local application. Drafts local procedures or abatement actions for conditions not directly addressed by existing standards or guidelines. Approves/disapproves explosives facility licenses submitted by operating units for explosives storage and operations locations.

(4) Reviews plans and specifications for new construction, major building alterations, and/or changes in installation equipment and monitors project through completion to ensure compliance with safety codes and standards. Evaluates site plans, layout, and definitive drawings pertaining to weapons/explosives storage areas and recommends design changes not included in the original plan and provides technical recommendations to eliminate or control safety hazards in the repair and maintenance of installation facilities and equipment.

(5) Develops and provides technical safety training/instruction to supervisors, employees, and/or unit safety representatives on a wide range of work operations areas, such as traffic safety techniques, proper storage of hazardous materials, common laboratory hazards, confined space, lockout/tag out and building evacuation procedures. Uses a wide variety of formal training materials, such as outlines, handouts, publications, films, exhibits, protective devices, and visual aids to provide and/or reinforce information related to safe work practices, accident prevention techniques, and mishap reporting requirements. Promotes safety through poster campaigns, displays of safety equipment, and oral presentations at local community and regional safety committee meetings.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed.

Relocation Authorized

  • No