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    Summary

    Positions will be filled in location listed above for the US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Region VII Kansas City.  Selectees will be expected to report to one of the offices listed above.  Positions are inside the bargaining unit, require pre-employment physical and a valid drivers license. Additional selections may be made from this announcement if funding becomes available.

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    Responsibilities

    The salaries listed in the announcement are the Rest of the United States rates of pay.  If you would like to see the pay tables for each location, please copy or click the link below:

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2021/general-schedule/

    Department of Labor does not negotiate salary.  If you have never worked for the Federal government, your salary will reflect the step 1 rate of the grade level for which you have been selected.

    Language Preference: Proficiency in the Spanish language, reading and writing is preferred but not required.

    Major Duties for this Position:

    GS-07: Participates as a member of an inspection team and assists in the planning, and conducts a limited segment of a major investigation. Identifies areas in need of immediate corrective action or conditions which are of imminent danger to life or limb. Conducts research and studies records and files covering mishaps, injuries, and equipment maintenance data. Compiles and prepares a variety of recurring reports as directed.  Assists in the documentation of conducted portions of investigations. Assists in conducting interviews with supervisors and employees.


    GS-09: Provides technical industrial hygiene advice and assistance to employers, employee organizations, and others concerning industrial health hazards and possible approaches to their control; potential hazards resulting from specific work operations, facilities, and equipment. Promotes industrial practices that are consistent with the goals and principles of industrial hygiene, requiring a comprehensive knowledge of a wide variety of chemicals and other hazards, and work practices affecting employee health.  Reviews laboratory analyses, and prepares reports which include findings and recommendations for control of identified hazards. Reviews and/or determines the nature of the problem and the number and type of environmental samples to be collected. Examines the effectiveness of existing control measures & collaborates with engineers, safety & occ. health specialists, & other technical personnel to develop & establish effective control measures. Obtains immediate corrective action of conditions which are of imminent danger to life or limb. Assists in the litigation process, providing agency attorneys with information necessary to support the legal defense of actions. Assigns abatement dates and follows up as necessary to ensure that required abatement measures are completed, which, in some cases, requires additional inspections.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Frequent travel including some extended overnight lodging, some evening and weekend work required to conduct official OSHA enforcement inspection and investigation activities and training purposes

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the need for an employee promoted to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/600022900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.