Job Title:Safety and Occupational Health Manager
Agency:Environmental Protection Agency
Job Announcement Number:RTP-R4-DE-2014-0009
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Monday, June 23, 2014 to
Friday, June 27, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|1 vacancy -
Athens, GA View Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Any U.S. citizen may apply.|
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
About the Agency
Earth Day is every day at EPA! Come help us protect the environment! Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career-we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environmenddt. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. We consistently rank as one of the top Federal agencies in which to work, with great benefits and work flexibilities. Find yourself at EPA.
This position is located in Region 4, Science and Ecosystem Support Division, Management and Technical Services Branch in Athens, GA.
For more information on this office, visit their website:
- If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
- You must submit resume and required documents(See How to Apply)
- Position has portable work and selectee may be eligible to telework.
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- Pre-employment physical is required and periodic physicals thereafter.
DUTIES:Back to top
- Provide technical support and program coordination for Safety and Occupational Health program operations for Region 4, Atlanta and Athens.
- Represent Region 4 Agency-wide, region-wide, and division-wide on Health and Safety process improvement committees.
- Develop and implement a safety training program for office and field personnel.
- Serve as a Safety and Occupational Health representative interacting with facilities management, General Service Administration, Contract Officers, and external Federal regulatory agencies.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You must have experience related to safety and occupational health; OR a bachelor’s degree in safety or occupational health fields that included 24 semester hours of study relating to safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene or closely related fields; OR received certification as a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Health Physicist, or similar certification that included successful completion of a written examination.
You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.
We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:
To qualify for the GS-13 level, you need to have at least one year of full time experience defined as managing or directing Safety and Occupational Health programs in analytical laboratories, field investigation worksites, or office or warehouse environments; and disposing of waste using the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA).
Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 1) Knowledge of national safety and occupational health laws, principles, policies, such as: Resource Conversation and Recovery Act and Toxic Substances Control Act; 2) Ability to coordinate program operations; 3) Skill in oral communication; 4) Skill in written communication; 5) Ability to improve processes; and 6) Ability to develop a training program.
If you are selected, you must complete a one year probationary period.
This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.
If you are selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form prior to your first day of employment and annually thereafter.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. If you meet basic qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your answers to the on-line assessment. Your responses to the on-line assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position. You are being evaluated under the category rating method which means, if you are determined to be qualified, you will be placed into the Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified Category.
We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. We will evaluate your qualifications and eligibility and notify you if you meet minimum qualification requirements.
NOTE: We do not require a separate statement responding to the competencies, also referred to as Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs). However, your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies.
To preview questions please click here.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.
To begin the application process, click the Apply On-line button to the right on this screen, follow the prompts to log-in/register, submit all required documents, and complete the assessment questionnaire. To be considered, you must submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM
Eastern time on the closing date of this announcement.
All required supporting documents will be collected electronically via the USA Jobs document portfolio feature.
If you cannot apply on-line, you must contact the Human Resources Office listed to the right for assistance no later than three business days prior
to the closing date of this announcement. You must provide complete application materials by the closing date of this announcement.
For detailed instructions to assist you in ensuring your application package is received, go tohttp://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm
Documents to be submitted on-line:
--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties Section and Qualifications Required Section. In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific. We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.
--Responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire
--College transcripts - required to submit either unofficial transcripts or a list of courses that includes school(s) attended, school address, course title, grades earned, completion dates, department, and quarter or semester hours earned.
--Veterans' Preference Documents - DD-214 Member 4 copy, VA Letter, and SF-15, if applicable; active duty military submit statement of service from commanding officer documenting dates of active duty and any campaign medals/badges; include character of service.
--Displaced Federal employees under ICTAP/CTAP - copy of your most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, tenure, and duty station.
Additional information can be found on our web site: http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
You can track the progress of your application package via your USAJobs account. You will receive an acknowledgement from USAJobs that your submission was successful, once we have received your on-line occupational questionnaire, resume and any supporting documentation. You will be notified of the status of your application via your USAJobs Account after we conduct a qualification review of your complete application package. You will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempt to conceal information may disqualify you for employment consideration. We may verify all information you provide in your resume and questionnaire responses, through reference and/or background check, and/or verification of your education. If you are selected, you will be contacted personally by the human resources office posting this announcement.