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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, Position Description Number D2204000and is part of the ID 124 Wing, Idaho Air National Guard.

    TEMPORARY PROMOTION- NOT TO EXCEED 2 YEARS. IF SELECTED, CURRENT TECHNICIAN'S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION

    PROMOTION MAY BE PERMANENT WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

    THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD


    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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    Responsibilities

    As a SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, GS-0018-11, you will:

    Be located in an Air National Guard Wing, Safety Office. The primary purpose of this position is to perform work in a broad range of ground safety program elements such as, inspections/surveys, evaluations, mishap investigations, advisory safety services to tenant organizations and safety training.

    Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates activities necessary to the overall management of the ground and weapons safety programs. Reviews health and safety plans/programs and develops and issues local directives and procedures establishing technical and administrative safety and occupational health requirements for industrial, construction, commercial, transportation activities, and explosives operations. Plans, schedules, and conducts periodic inspections and evaluations for the following: Facilities, equipment, operations to include munitions maintenance, loading/unloading explosives, missile handling, weapons firing ranges, combat training, sited explosives storage area, operational explosives storage locations and identifies deficiencies in the programs and variances to the standards using a comprehensive knowledge of regulations, standards, procedures, methods, and techniques to determine compliance with occupational safety and health regulations, DOD explosives safety standards and AF regulations. Evaluates a variety of complex, unconventional safety and occupational health problems or circumstances; determines risk assessment of the hazardous processes/conditions identified; and determines applicable methods and procedures for controlling or eliminating hazards. Documents and reviews inspection findings, initiates an appropriate program improvement based on findings, and prepares formal reports for dissemination to appropriate parties. Advises key managerial personnel of courses of actions affecting facility operations, work processes, human-machine relationships, and environmental conditions which impact on the safety and efficiency of personnel. Recommends appropriate measures to eliminate or control hazardous operating procedures. Conducts follow-up inspections to ensure violations and hazards are corrected.

    Plans investigations and analyzes mishaps and hazardous conditions to determine origin, causes, and contributing elements and prepares written evaluation reports concerning findings. Work operations and environmental conditions involve a substantial number and diversity of hazards which include those with significant severity and loss. Obtains statements from witnesses, photographs mishap scene, records circumstances of mishap and extent of injuries, estimates cost of property damage, and prepares formal reports of findings with proposed recommendations and abatement dates to correct the unsafe acts/conditions. Compiles and analyzes mishap data, identifies trends, and develops comprehensive recommendations to reduce or eliminate mishaps. Reports typically contain graphs, charts, and recommendations for changes in operating procedures, local regulations, and use of protective devices.

    Prepares supplements to regulations and manuals and develops specialized local regulations defining mishap prevention, handling, and storage procedures based on interpretation and/or adaptation of higher command instructions and policies formulated by other Federal government agencies. Coordinates with all installation offices, shops and sections regarding comprehensive occupational health matters affecting installation personnel and devises specialized operating practices involving diverse but recognized hazards. Prepares and revises local written procedures or abatement actions for conditions not directly addressed by existing standards or guidelines to include safety instruction and guides that are relevant to weapons/explosives safety, storage, and transportation of weapons/explosives and might affect base employees and current or planned contractor operations. Evaluates safety standards adopted by national safety associations, societies, or institutes; publications on work processes; and current industrial problems and modifies/adapts for local application. Drafts local procedures or abatement actions for conditions not directly addressed by existing standards or guidelines. Approves/disapproves explosives facility licenses submitted by operating units for explosives storage and operations locations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CURRENT ONBOARD TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484409000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.