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    WHAT IS THE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT & SECURITY SERVICES (FMSS) DIVISION? FACILITIES MANAGEMENT & SECURITY SERVICES (FMSS) DIVISION customers are IRS employees. FMSS identifies and delivers value-added, cost efficient, shared service solutions, that facilitate the success of the IRS mission.  

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    WHAT DOES A SAFETY & OCCUPATINAL HEALTH SPECIALIST DO? As a Safety & Occupational Health Specialist you will be responsible for administering assigned portions of a safety and occupational health and the environmental program encompassing a variety of properties, including office buildings, parking facilities, maintenance shops, and water treatment plants. In this role, you will implement programs and activities for meeting regulatory requirements mandated by law or initiatives promulgated by the Department or Service. You will also provide guidance, recommendations, and assistance to managers and employees concerning established safety and environmental methods and techniques.

    As a Safety & Occupational Health Specialist you will:

    • Organize and implement occupational safety, health, and environmental program activities within designated territory sites including Management Commitment, Employee Participation, Workplace, Accident, Records Analysis, Hazard Prevention, and Safety and Health Training.
    • Monitor delivery of safety related work requests and execution of standard operating procedures, guidance documents, and other related materials to ensure consistency in safety program operations through out all Territory facilities and in line with program directives.
    • Compile and analyze accident and injury/illness data and prepare recommendations for corrective action, supported by charts, tables, and reports for presentation to REFM, Business Unit Leaders, and management officials.
    • Identify injury, illness, mishap trends, risk patterns, safety program deficiencies, and propose remedial measures with associated costs.
    • Recommend to management the application of specific techniques, methods, and procedures to eliminate or control unsafe acts or conditions identified in surveys, job risk assessments, or through analysis of territory accident and injury data.
    • Assure identified safety problems have been assigned abatement responsibility and track remediation results to completion in order to reduce or eliminate safety and health hazards within the designated facilities.
    • Promote general safety educational campaigns using posters, pamphlets, and literature through supervisors and motivate employees, contractors, and visitors to practice mishap prevention procedures for all forms of work and visitation activities
    • Conduct targeted safety education programs to fulfill the employee development requirements of a diverse workforce that include hundreds of seasonal workers, equipment operators, and drivers in an office and light industrial setting, and support teams who train employees in the use of ergonomically adjustable equipment and furniture on how to inspect and resolve potential and on-going employee ergonomic problems within the designated facilities. 

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 TO 5 NIGHTS PER MONTH

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551578200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.