MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD
ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
This is a GS-07/08/09 position that is located at the Directorate of Human Resources in Jefferson City, MO United States 1 vacancy
Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D2121000 in SPMD 1710
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible assignment in the Missouri Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member in the Missouri Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Missouri Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273).
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be MOS qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.
Maximum Military Grade SFC (E-7)
Minimum Military Grade SPC (E-4)
Enlisted CMF 68 or MOS 00F
Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).
IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for this position. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.
Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.
This position will be filled at the GS-07 or GS-08 trainee grades or the target grade of GS-09. An applicant who is selected at one of the trainee grades will have potential for promotion to the target grade of GS-09 without further competition. Promotion to full operating/journeyman level will be made after qualifications and eligibility requirements have been met and the incumbent is performing at the higher level in a satisfactory manner.
Plans, schedules, executes, manages and administers the State/territory/or district ARNG Industrial Hygiene Program. Ensures statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Surveys, inspects and evaluates operational and newly constructed facilities and various activities to identify, evaluate and reduce or eliminate potential health hazards. Determines appropriate survey methods and techniques. Samples using approved methods to determine nature and degree of hazards for a wide variety of materials and environments. Performs special surveys of facilities and shops when new equipment is installed or work procedures change. Identifies the potential physical, biological, chemical and radiological health hazards in the workplace. Evaluates the exposure to workers and recommends the appropriate corrective action Reviews plans for new and existing construction and renovation projects to ensure that applicable standards (e.g., Occupational Safety and Health Administration/OSHA, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers/ ASHRAE, etc.) are incorporated. Where deficiencies are noted, recommends appropriate changes which would prevent adverse health impact. Consults with the Regional IH for coordination of assessment of design reviews as necessary. Reviews and/or compiles hazardous chemical inventories as needed. Provides subject matter expert advice for Hazardous Material Communication (HAZCOM) training as required. Coordinates with Safety and Warehouse personnel regarding receipt, storage and shipment of hazardous chemicals. Assists the Occupational Health Nurse with the management of the Respiratory Protection Program. Conducts noise surveys before commencement of new operations or work processes. Performs periodic sound level measurements and octave band analysis in facilities where potential noise exposures exist (e.g., maintenance shops, generator use, aircraft facilities). Conducts studies and surveys of varying degrees of complexity, analyzes laboratory and instrument results. Writes and coordinates reports through the Regional IH, to identify and evaluate potential health hazards. Serves as the advisor to the Radiation Protection Officer when required. Supports the development of local emergency cleanup procedures for accidental releases. Calibrates equipment and/or ensures compliance with existing calibration schedules for all industrial hygiene equipment. Performs minor repairs and adjustments to ensure equipment can effectively check work environments. Responsible for the shipping of equipment requiring major repairs and maintaining all records associated with maintenance and calibration of equipment. Investigates hearing compensation claims filed by facility personnel. Collects applicable data from occupational health noise database. Visits work areas to perform sound level measurements of identified noise sources. Collects noise dosimetry n and around areas where personnel are known to be exposed to unacceptable high levels of noise. Prepares reports on findings to substantiate or controvert compensation cases. Advises on ergonomics in the workplace. Surveys worksites to evaluate compliance with the most current practices. Performs other duties as assigned.