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Job Title:Safety and Occupational Health Manager

Agency:Smithsonian Institution

Job Announcement Number:14R-JC-299592-MPA-OFEO

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$75,621.00 to $116,901.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 to Wednesday, August 27, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0018-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time, Permanent - Federal

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

This position is open to current and former Federal employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply such as applicants with a disability; former Peace Corps volunteers; certain military spouses; or individuals eligible under various programs for Veterans.

Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

DUTIES:

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  • Conducts "management evaluation and technical review" activities to determine compliance with OSHA regulations and other standards/guidelines.
  • Develops and presents safety training programs curriculum (adapting various regulations and codes to the Smithsonian community).
  • Prepares the Smithsonian standards criteria, procedures, programs, and technical data related to occupational safety and health (adapting nationally recognized standards to the museum setting).
  • Assists with the review of drawings and specifications for projects under design. Inspects construction work sites and conducts acceptance tests of safety, health, and other preventative and protective equipment and systems at Smithsonian facilities.
  • Provides technical consulting services to all organizational elements of the Smithsonian including senior management officials, as well as other museum facilities nationwide and throughout the world.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Experience:

GS-12: One year of full-time experience at the GS-11 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes activities such as implementing and executing the requirements of a safety and occupational health program to include policy development, training and education, and compliance and execution of safety and occupational health regulations.

GS-13: One year of full-time experience at the GS-12 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes activities such as implementing, executing, and managing a multi-disciplined comprehensive safety and occupational health program to include evaluating program requirements and needs, overseeing corrective action, developing program policies and procedures, supporting guideline documentation, and doing training.

Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.


Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

  1. Skill in providing program management techniques to resolve problems and mitigate risk in support of the museum and zoo settings.
  2. Skill in developing safety training programs.
  3. Skill in developing safety and occupational health policies and procedures.
  4. Skill in reviewing construction plans, drawings, and blueprints to evaluate and eliminate hazard exposures and to meet code requirements.
  5. Knowledge of safety and occupational health principles, policies, and guidelines in order to provide technical consulting services to Smithsonian-wide personnel across diversified occupations and to also conduct injury/illness investigations and trend analysis.
Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.

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HOW TO APPLY:

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Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of the page. Please Note:
  • You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).
  • You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process; OR You may manually fax required documents. Faxes are received by an automated system, not a physical fax machine. Documents that are faxed as part of the application process must be sent with the system generated cover sheet by the closing date. Documents faxed without the system generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be considered as part of the application package.
  • The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
  • If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be accepted with prior approval of the Contact Person listed below.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Your application package should include the following documents:
  • Detailed resume created in the USAJOBS Resume Builder.
  • Proof of prior federal service such as the latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.
  • A recent performance evaluation.
  • Proof of Veteran's Preference - DD214 (Member 4 Copy) if you are requesting a special appointment authority, such as VRA or VEOA.
  • Proof of severe disability if you are requesting special placement consideration.
  • Proof of eligibility for a military spouse appointment, such as a permanent change station military order.
  • Proof of eligibility for any other special appointing authority not specifically mentioned here.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

John Chiu, Jr.
Phone: 202-633-6344
Fax: 571-258-4052
TDD: 202-633-6409
Email: chiuj@si.edu
Agency Information:
SMITHSONIAN
Office of Human Resources
POB 37012, 600 Maryland Avenue, MRC 517
Suite 5060
Washington, DC
20013-7012
US
Fax: 571-258-4052

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

At the end of the application process you will be able to create and save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment questions. You may save this file as initial receipt of your application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt. The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the application review process. You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS;" e-mailing vacancy.info@si.edu; or by contacting the Office of Human Resources Representative listed. Additional Information:
  • Tips on applying for Smithsonian jobs are available at www.sihr.si.edu/jobs.cfm.
  • The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.
  • The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment opportunity (www.si.edu/oeema).

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Job Announcement Number:

14R-JC-299592-MPA-OFEO

Control Number:

376933600