Job Overview

Summary

MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD

ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is located at the Directorate of Human Resources in Jefferson City, MO United States 1 vacancy

Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D1234000 in SPMD 1710


APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a non-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 – LTC (O-5)

Minimum Military Grade – 2LT (O-1)

Officer – Branch 66; AOC 67A or FA 70

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.

Duties

Establishes, manages and maintains a comprehensive Occupational Health Program: Plans, develops, analyses, and reviews occupational health nursing services and program requirements and determines impact on National Guard military and civilian personnel and public health. This requires formulating, analyzing revising, and implementing policies, procedures and best practices in accomplishing program goals and objectives in accordance with Federal, State and local laws (e.g., Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) Act of 1970 - OSHA, Federal Employees Compensation Act - FECA, Department of Labor, Department of Transportation and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission statutes, etc.), and DoD guidance. Serves as the technical expert on occupational health related matters to the Adjutant General, Component Commanders, the Chief of Staff and other directorate level staff elements. Provide expert advice to the Adjutant General to protect National Guard personnel against adverse effects of health hazards. Provides occupational health support and oversight to all military and civilian personnel units exposed, or potentially exposed to chemical, biological, or radiological hazards in the work environment (e.g., maintenance, medical and aviation, etc.). Evaluates and administers comprehensive occupational health programs, services and capabilities for military and civilian personnel in the work environment to include field operations, garrison, industrial and administrative sites. Program elements include, but are not limited to epidemiologic investigations of occupational illness and injury; industrial hygiene surveys; prevention, mitigation and treatment of occupational illness and injury; emergency treatment of non-occupational illness and injury; hearing conservation and readiness, occupational vision conservation and readiness; radiation exposure and medical surveillance; job-related immunization; illness absence monitoring; occupational health related work-site and industrial inspections; health hazard education and job-related hazards (e.g., chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive hazards; job-related occupational health screenings and medical surveillance examinations (e.g., pre- and post-deployment follow-up, pre-placement, baseline, job transfer, periodic, retirement, termination, fitness-for-duty, health maintenance exams, etc.); personal protective equipment (PPE); Automated External Defibrillator(AED)/First-aid/CPR education; Respiratory Protection; Blood borne Pathogens; Ergonomics; Asbestos Exposure Control and Surveillance; Recordkeeping and Reporting; Reproductive Hazards; Surety Programs; Chronic Disease Prevention and Control; and other occupational-health related programs and services. Provides occupational health services and medical treatment for non-occupational and occupational health illnesses and injuries. Reviews and evaluates data to determine the need for expanded occupational health services by participating on interdisciplinary teams involving safety, environmental and industrial hygiene related consultation visits, risk assessment surveys of organizations, facilities and work areas. Assesses environmental exposures (e.g., biological, chemical, respiratory, ergonomic, physical hazards, etc.,) through surveillance and monitoring work situations. Prepares and submit reports of findings and recommendations to improve levels of efficiency and to reduce or eliminate future hazardous conditions. Manages the Case Management Program.  Requires ability to review medical and other information pertinent to the OWCP claims. Develops and conducts training for employees and managers and dissemination of occupational health information related to the processes and procedures, regulations, directives, and Federal statues dealing with workers compensation.  Establishes quality improvement monitoring systems and evaluating criteria. Participates in epidemiological investigations of hazard exposures. Conducts and oversees worksite visits with members of the safety, occupational health and industrial hygiene team. Administers and coordinates medical surveillance requirements. Coordinates and identifies work site hazards, at risk worker populations; establishes surveillance programs such as employee health services and medical surveillance examinations and screenings (e.g., pre-placement, job-transfer and retirement exams) and other medical services required in the Occupational Health Program. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No