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    This is a temporary promotion not to exceed one year. Selectee may be returned to previous position prior to completion of one full year.

    The Safety & Occupational Health Specialist is assigned to the Facilities Management Service and works in conjunction with the Safety & Occupational Health Manager, with supervisor, union officials and safety and occupational health committees to eliminate or control hazardous operation or conditions.

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    Safety and occupational health specialists perform non-supervisory work including but not limited to the following:

    • Inspecting - observing environmental conditions and employee performance patterns to identify hazards, detect risks, and determine causal relationships; developing abatement recommendations for safety and occupational health hazards.
    • Investigating - searching for clues, studying variables, questioning witnesses, and retracing sequences to uncover the sources of reported injuries and illnesses.
    • Conducts safety and fire protection orientation classes for all employees.
    • Prepares written procedures for implementation of safety, fire protection, and occupational health policies.
    • Assists others in Occupational Health and Safety with support for Emergency Management, environmental programs, and responding to unsafe conditions.
    • Organizes material for the purpose of making presentations and conducting training, to include skill in written and oral communication.
    • Understands NFPA National Fire Codes, regulations, practices and techniques applicable to facility fire protection, testing, and documentation.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8a-4:30p
    Compressed/Flexible: not available
    Telework: not available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Safety & Occupational Health Specialist~/GS-09-903590/GS-07-90358-0
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529977900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.