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    The mission of the U.S. Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is to prevent injury, disease, and death from mining. MSHA pursues its mission by reducing hazardous exposures through enforcing compliance with mandatory safety and health standards; promoting effective training; encouraging adoption of new technologies and improved work practices; and, through its leadership, engaging with stakeholders in order to promote improved safety and health conditions.

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    The position of Director of Administration and Management is located in the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), U. S. Department of Labor (DOL). As the Director, the incumbent will provide planning, coordination and direction of a full range of administrative and management services in support of the Agency's mission to prevent injury, disease and death in the mining industry. The incumbent serves as the principal advisor for the Assistant Secretary on matters and policies pertaining to Office of Employee Safety and Health; Human Resources Management; Diversity Recruitment and Outreach; Acquisition Management; and Support Services Management. Maintains frequent contact with key officials in MSHA Headquarters and the Field to effect a coordinated management effort that will maximize the agency's effectiveness as a field-based inspection/enforcement agency.  Within the parameters of DOL/MSHA policy and program objectives, the Director exercises development and decision-making authority for new or revised administrative policy and procedure directives, and all matters involving internal program plans and operations that do not involve precedent setting policy or political implications.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel - 25% or less.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522259800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.