Job Overview


Wyoming Military Department


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

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

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 6: Nationwide Job Opportunity (Dual Status 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:  Industrial Hygienist
Position Series/Grade: GS-0690-11
Position Description #: D1719000
FAC #:  531100
Technician Position #:  0076729334

Military Position #:  0981288

Position Location:  153rd Medical Group, Cheyenne, WY


Min: E5/SSgt              Max:  E7/MSgt

Enlisted applicant's military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written demotion statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position. 

A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at:

Applicants' under-grade or over-grade (without a written demotion statement of understanding) will not be considered for this vacancy.  Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.



This position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard Wing. The purpose of this position is to provide a professional Industrial Hygienist to plan, schedule, execute, manage, and administer the installation-wide Industrial Hygiene/Bioenvironmental Engineering Program (IH/BEE), which includes occupational health/industrial hygiene, radiation safety, and environmental monitoring to maintain and promote the health and well-being of military and technician personnel.


(1) As an Industrial Hygienist, ensures statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Air Force Occupational Safety and health (AFOSH) directives and regulations.

(2) Researches industrial operations and develops, implements, and executes surveillance strategies, inspections and evaluations of operational facilities and various activities to detect and eliminate health hazards.

(3) Determines and assigns Risk Assessment Code (RAC) to health hazards.

(4) Reviews plans for new and existing facility construction projects.

(5) Manages and assesses installation environmental sampling, analysis and monitoring requirements, and performs ambient, source and substance tests and monitoring.

(6) Serves as advisor to state occupational safety and health councils, member/advisor on management boards and committees concerning industrial health and bioenvironmental issues.

(7) Coordinates and performs internal and external Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health audits.

(8) Maintains regulations, standards and manuals; writes supplemental guidance to ANG and AF directives; prepares correspondence and a variety of reports relative to the local IH/BEE program.

(9) Serves as the competent authority on radioactive material on base, controlling management of these materials from receipt to disposal.

(10) Researches, formulates, and implements workplace air sampling strategy; performs air sampling surveys and evaluates results.

(11) Serves as the program manager that ensures installation compliance with OSHA confined space standards.

(12) Reviews and provides input to the installation Environmental Engineer regarding federal and state environmental permit applications.

(13) Conducts noise surveys before commencement of new operations or work processes, when notified that operations/processes have changes, or on a periodic basis.

(14) Directs the base Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) in accordance with AFOSH Standard 48-137, Respiratory Protection Program based on air sampling results and expert professional judgment.

(15) Manages the base drinking water surveillance program, ensuring full compliance with all aspects of the EPA Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed.

Relocation Authorized

  • No