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    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with development, oversight and implementation of large-scale safety, health, life safety and industrial hygiene programs for complex operations including warehouses, field operations, light industry, etc. This position starts at a salary of $102,663 (GS-13), Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Chief Admin Officer team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as Industrial Hygienist responsible for developing policy and objectives, appraising programs, and initiating requirements for the elimination or control of industrial environmental health hazards at their source. Typical assignments include:

    • Providing expertise in occupational safety, emergency response, and industrial hygiene, by furnishing advisory, planning or reviewing services on specific problems, projects, or programs, and operating conditions directly affecting work safety and health.
    • Ensuring that industrial hygiene technical assistance and guidance is provided to employees, supervisors, managers, and other personnel on chemical, physical, and biological stresses in the workplace.
    • Participating in disaster planning meetings, committees. and teams and providing training to agency safety professionals, employees, and employer groups.
    • Working with interagency CONOPS committees, developing plans. and reviewing procedures for workers' safety and health. 
    • Operating, maintaining, and calibrating safety and industrial hygiene instruments to measure indoor air quality, microwaves, combustible gases, noise, light, etc., and other sampling devices, as necessary.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require non-emergency travel (5%)

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0690 Industrial Hygiene

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568196800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.