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    NTSB: Independently Advancing Transportation Safety

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. Federal agency responsible for investigating significant accidents in the various modes of transportation-aviation, railroad, highway, marine, and pipeline. The NTSB determines the probable cause of each accident investigated and issues safety recommendations to prevent future accidents.

    This position is located in the Office of Safety Recommendations and Communications, Transportation Disaster Assistance Division (TDA). The Transportation Disaster Assistance Division helps disaster victims from all modes of transportation. TDA coordinates the resources of the Federal Government, state and local government, volunteer organizations, and transportation organizations to meet the needs of transportation accident victims and their families. TDA staff assists investigators in all modes with accident victims and family member interactions.

    The National Transportation Safety Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Providing this information is voluntary and has no impact on the recruitment or hiring process. This information will be used to determine if our equal employment opportunity efforts are reaching all segments of the population, consistent with Federal equal employment opportunity laws.

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    Responsibilities

    At the GS-13 level, in addition to duties at the lower level, typical duties may include:

    • Assists agencies and organizations developing family assistance plans and standard operating procedures by providing guidance on federal family assistance legislation and approved NTSB policies and procedures;Coordinates family assistance operations within the NTSB;Evaluates the effectiveness of existing procedures and proposes necessary changes to improve support activities;
    • Develops and delivers presentations to transportation organizations, emergency management agencies, first response agencies, non-governmental organizations, and federal agencies on the role of the NTSB and the TDA Division.
    At the GS-12 level, typical duties may include:
    • Coordinates family assistance operations within the NTSB;Assists agencies and organizations developing family assistance plans and standard operating procedures by providing guidance on federal family assistance legislation and approved NTSB policies and procedures.
    • Serves as a liaison with emergency management agencies, first response agencies, coroners and medical examiners, hospitals, and transportation organizations to assist with the victim accounting process.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/478114000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.