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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

    • Selectee will be expected to report to the Philadelphia, PA Area Office.  
    • This position is inside the bargaining unit.  
    • Additional selections may be made based on the agency's needs.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to the following:

    GS-07:

    • Conducts specific (targeted) outreach activities and provides information on OSHA legislation, regulations, and compliance activities to a variety of different audiences
    • Conducts research and studies records and files covering mishaps, injuries, and equipment maintenance data
    • Compiles and prepares a variety of recurring reports as directed by the specialist's supervisor
    • Assists in planning and conducting portions or limited inspections or compliance reviews (or independently conducts 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. Identifies areas in need of immediate corrective action or conditions which are of imminent danger lo life or limb
    • Assists agency attorneys in the preparation of evidence supporting the agency's findings of safety and occupational health violations where the employer contests the inspection results

    GS-09:

    • Assists in conducting and/or participates in opening and closing conferences with management officials, employees, and employee representatives reviewing hazards or unsafe working conditions cited or observed, advising employers of their legal responsibilities to providing an occupationally safe worksite, and of their legal right to appeal inspection findings
    • Assists in investigating mishaps resulting in fatalities or injuries and serious incidents
    • Compiles and prepares a variety of recurring reports as directed by the specialist's supervisor
    • Assists in planning and conducting portions or limited inspections or compliance reviews (or independently conducts 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
    • Identifies areas in need of immediate corrective action or conditions which are of imminent danger lo life or limb
    • Inspects worksites, machine and equipment operations, environmental conditions, work practices, protective devices and equipment, and safety procedures

    Travel Required

    75% or less - To conduct inspections and/or training.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, meet all the performance requirements, and supervisor’s recommendation to the next grade.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/611555000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.