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    Summary

    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is responsible for assisting in ensuring safe and healthful workplaces in a specified geographic area. This position is located in the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) in St. Louis, MO.

    This position is inside the bargaining unit.  
    No PCS is authorized.

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    Responsibilities

    At the GS-07 level, you will participate as a member of an inspection team led by a higher-graded specialist and assist in the planning of and/or conduct a limited segment of a major investigation or a small investigation where the exposure and type of hazard and unsafe working conditions is predictable in advance. Researches and studies records and files covering mishaps, injuries, and equipment maintenance data.  Assists in the documentation of conducted portions of investigations to help support a legally sufficient case.  Prepares final report or assigned portion of report using the automated system.  Assists in preparing for opening and closing conferences and outreach activities.

    At the GS-09 level, you will assist in planning and conducting portions or limited inspections or compliance reviews (or independently conduct inspections of business establishments and worksites whose operations are generally characterized by the presence of moderately stable, low-risk processes or some higher hazards or unsafe working conditions or technically difficult operations which are covered by specific written guidelines) in establishments and worksites. Studies records and files covering mishaps, injuries, and equipment maintenance data. Inspects worksites, machine and equipment operations, environmental conditions, work practices, protective devices and equipment, and safety procedures. Conducts research assignments using internet technology to prepare for onsite inspections or in response to requests for information.

    At the GS-11 level, you will plan, schedule, and conduct a full range of inspections in establishments and worksites where there is a strong probability of encountering hazardous work processes and materials, and unsafe environmental conditions from minor to serious in severity. Prepare for inspections by conducting file and record reviews, including case files or previous inspections to become familiar with work processes, operations, and standards applicable to the workplace to be inspected. Conducts investigation of accidents which may involve one or more fatalities, a large number of injuries or serious accidents, or other unsafe conditions. Conduct workplace analyses and reviews establishments' occupational and safety and health programs to determine the hazardous conditions that may have contributed to the injury or illness. Assists agency attorneys in the preparation of contested cases for hearing before agency review judges; testifies under examinations conducted by attorneys representing the agency and the employer. Assists in the conduct of special studies and the preparation of specialist reports of findings and conclusions.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Frequent travel required by any means of government transportation.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12 - There is no obligation for future promotions - they are dependent on ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee at a higher level & supervisory approval.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534418600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.