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    About the Position:
    These positions are part of the Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System (ACTEDS) and are CIVILIAN positions with the Department of Army. The incumbents will serve as Safety and Occupational Health Specialist trainees.

    • These are Career Program (CP) #12 positions. 
    • CP-12 ACTEDS training is mandatory for personnel filling these positions.
    • Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program.

    Click here for more information on Pathways program participants. The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.
    After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position.
    To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:

    • Successfully complete at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
    • Demonstrate successful job performance.
    • Meet the Office of Personnel Management's qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.

    To learn more, please visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/#url=graduates

    Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program Eligibles
    Positions are open to:

    • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years (or will complete no later than December 2017) a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
    • Preference eligible veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.

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    Responsibilities

    ATTENTION: Some of the hyperlinks within this Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) have been updated and are available at the following website: http://cpol.army.mil/employ/APF-JOA/index.html.

    For this External JOA, please reference the documents in the abovementioned website titled: Applicant Checklist - (External); Transcripts and Certificates in Job Applications; and Employment of Federal Civilian Annuitants.

    As a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist (INTERN) you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

    • Inspect or survey workplaces, processes or products for compliance with established safety and occupational health policies or standards.
    • Assist in the evaluation of work operations to quantify hazardous exposures using methods such as collecting noise data, air samples and ventilation measurements.
    • Assist in the design or modification of workplaces, processes or products to control or eliminate hazards.
    • Assist in the development of safety and occupational health standards to reduce the frequency, severity and cost of accidents and occupational illnesses.
    • Assist in the training of workers, supervisors, managers, or other safety and occupational health personnel in safety or occupational health subjects.

    Incumbent works under closer supervision and works in a developmental capacity performing assignments and completing training, both of which are aimed in preparing the incumbent to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties outlined in the aforementioned job description. The incumbent receives progressively more responsible assignments as experience and training are received to the next higher level position.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 25% business travel required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Student/Internship Program Eligibles

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481404200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.