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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 incumbent serves as Regional Administrator, with direct responsibility to the Administrator for Mine Safety and Health Enforcement for planning, programming, executing, controlling, and evaluating the administrative and technical aspects of Mine Safety Health Administration regional activities, including the coordination of operating programs for: (1) inspection, compliance assistance, and investigations; (2) education and training; (3) health and safety standards development; (4) employee safety and health; (5) and special initiatives.  All of these programs are complex in nature, both procedural and substantively, and involve sensitive and controversial missions and goals, requiring the development of a balanced and integrated program of management and execution to ensure that the benefits prescribed by the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 are afforded to all miners in the region.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 25% percent

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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