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Job Title:SAFETY AND OCCUAPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Hiring Organization:153rd Airlift Wing

Job Announcement Number:14-120

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$57,982.00 to $75,376.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 to Tuesday, July 29, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0018-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Cheyenne, WY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Only current military members of the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard will be considered for this vacancy.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

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WYOMING MILITARY DEPARTMENT DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN
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.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Open to Air Force, AF Reserve, & Air Nat'l Guard mbrs only
  • Must become a member of the Wyoming Air National Guard before appt.
  • Must submit vMPF Rip/Data Verification Record with application.
  • Must submit OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment with application.
  • Refer to “Required Documents” section for additional details and links.
  • Must possess at least the minimum ASVAB score listed for Qualification.
  • Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance.
  • Relocation costs are not authorized with this vacancy.

DUTIES:

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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.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

This series covers positions that involve the management, administration, or operation of a safety and occupational health program or performance of administrative work concerned with safety and occupational health activities and includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of related program functions. The primary objective of the work is the elimination or minimization of human injury and property and productivity losses, caused by harmful contact incidents, through the design of effective management policies, programs, or practices. Safety and occupational health management work requires application of the knowledge of: (1) the principles, standards, and techniques of safety and occupational health management; and (2) pertinent elements of engineering, physical science, ergonomics, psychology, industrial hygiene, physiology, sociology, and other scientific and technological fields, that contribute to the achievement of comprehensive safety and occupational health objectives.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Must possess an Undergraduate (Bachelor’s Degree) 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.

                                                                        OR

 

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.  

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Must possess at least 36 months experience, education or training in or related to safety and occupational health that provided the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

 

NOTE: Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your specialized experience.

 

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

 

MILITARY GRADES:

Min:  E7/MSgt                        Max:  E8/SMSgt

 

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

 

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:

Enlisted:  1S091

 

Must possess or be eligible to retrain into AFSC 1S091, Safety.

 

1S0X1 ASVAB Requirements:

Must possess a minimum score of "55" on the GENERAL portion of the ASVAB.

Medical Profile PULHES must not be greater than 322221.

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. unassisted.


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.

 

Transcripts must be provided only if substituting education for experience.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

 

-    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).

-    The Selected applicant must complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment: prior to the appointment date.

-    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.

-    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

-    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.

-    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

-    Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.

 

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.  Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.


BENEFITS:

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.


Main site for new federal employees


Flexible Spending Accounts - Allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.


Health Insurance - Offers over 100 optional plans.


Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave.

 

Life Insurance - FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance.


Long Term Care Insurance - FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children.


Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, and Thrift Savings Plan.



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

 

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming 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 USA Jobs.

 

3. The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 1 June 2013, is available HERE.

 

 

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD

 

CALL (800) 742-9993 OR VISIT www.GoANG.com



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

 

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other
supporting documents:

 

·        US Air Force, Air Force Reserves, and Air National Guard members must submit virtual Military Personnel Flight (vMPF) Report of Individual Personnel data (RIP) (All pages)  Refer to Required Documents section for link

·        Air Force Reserves members, if you are unable to obtain a vMPF Rip, you must submit a Data Verification Record with application. 

·        OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment  http://go.usa.govkfqQ

·        College transcript(s). Only submit if qualifying based on education.

 

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

Note: To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,

https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

 

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 944672. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire
http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

 

Note:  After you submit your application, your documents will go through a virus scan and may not be immediately available.  The system may indicate you are missing documents until the virus scans are complete.  After 3 hours has passed after you submit your application, you may contact William E. Pacheco to verify all documents have been received in the system.  

 

*** Records Review

 

 US Air Force, Air Force Reserves, and Air National Guard members must submit vMPF Rip (All pages) with application.

* Air Force Reserves members, if you are unable to obtain a vMPF Rip, you must submit a Data Verification Record with application.

 

* How to obtain vMPF - Instructions are located at: https://sites.google.com/a/wyo.gov/wyomingmilitarydepartment/Employment/air-full-time-employment/How%20to%20obtain%20vMPF%20Rip.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1

 

*** Personal Resume

Include the following information:

 

* Announcement # and title of the position for which you are applying

* Your full name, mailing address, and phone numbers where you can be reached (must be on the resume)

* Your Social Security Number and birth date (must be on the resume)

* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy

* Show actual begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) format for all work experience submitted

* List all pertinent military experiences

* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.

 

  

   *** OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment   http://go.usa.gov/kfqQ

 

NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact William E. Pacheco prior to 1600 Hrs on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 to verify all documents have been received. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Complete and accurate data is essential to ensure fair evaluation of candidates. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure the data provided is accurate and complete. Only the experience, qualifications, and education shown on resume can be used to evaluate a candidate's qualifications for this position.

 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, 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.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

William E. Pacheco
Phone: (307)772-5289
Email: WILLIAM.E.PACHECO.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Wyoming National Guard
Human Resources Office
ATTN 1LT Melissa Smith
5410 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY
82009
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

 

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:  

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

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Job Announcement Number:

14-120

Control Number:

372262500