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- Des Moines, New Mexico
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Safety And Occupational Health Specialist job at Federal Aviation Administration in Des Moines NM
Description, duties, responsibilities
SummaryDue to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening the selectees report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible up to and including full time until it is safe to relocate. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesThis position is a senior technical consultant in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). Incumbent reports to the Technical Operations Technical Services Organization Environmental Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Support Operations Group (EOSG) EOSH Program Support Center.Develops implements and manages programs to reduce the frequency severity and cost of accidents and occupational illnesses by researching complex mishap data. Recommends and develops OSH design changes to engineers and managers to ensure compliance with FAA federal and state regulations. Oversees multi-disciplinary teams that investigate employee hazards and develops cost effective solutions and projects to mitigate them.Provides expert guidance and instruction both internally and externally to address diverse complex issues which often cross multiple projects programs and/or functional areas. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with senior management to identify and resolve problems. Represents the FAA with external government agencies and regulators such as OSHA National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) state agencies and airport authorities in both formal and informal meetings.Acts as a principal specialist to develop new and innovative approaches methodologies and/or techniques or as a team leader to define and direct challenging projects/programs/activities. Shares responsibility for the performance of programs/projects that frequently affect more than one LOB/SA or the FAA as a whole.Applies experience and expert knowledge that are applicable to his or her discipline to conduct functional activities for projects/ programs that often require the development of new and innovative approaches. Identifies and resolves challenging problems or issues that often cross organizational boundaries and impact on the accomplishment of strategic objectives. Typical assignments may include: providing guidance to less experienced professionals; leading large project/program teams; defining and developing internal policies and procedures; predicting potential issues and proposing preventive actions.Applies knowledge of FAAs policies and objectives to identify define and organize resources for large projects/programs/work activities. Acquires and allocates resources to accomplish activities within established schedules and budgetary requirements. Develops scopes of work for contract resources required to implement specific aspects of EOSH program operations. Plans assigns accepts and rejects project tasks performed under varying contracts to provide occupational safety and health support.Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but often require the development of new approaches. Often asked to develop new policies procedures and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies Government-wide rules and regulations and external concerns. May create new solutions and policy interpretations as situations require. Plans and prepares guidelines develops safety education programs and coordinates OSH activities.Work typically is reviewed only at completion for success in achieving planned results. Has broad discretion to ensure the alignment of organizational goals and policies and the requirements of the projects and/or other work activities.Contacts are internal and external. Often represents the major subdivision or LOB/SA as a principal point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. Formulates and recommends to senior management positions on major projects/policies/issues. Prepares reviews and recommends approvals of major reports on projects programs and other work activities for internal/external distribution. Develops briefings to convey strategic vision and/or organizational policies to internal/external audiences.Travel Required 50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.Supervisory status No Promotion Potential No Job family (Series) 0018 Safety and Occupational Health Management Similar jobs Health And Safety Inspectors Inspectors Health And Safety Occupational Health And Safety Specialists Occupational Health Specialists Occupational Safety Specialists Specialists Occupational Health Help Requirements Conditions of Employment US Citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents) QualificationsTo qualify for this position at the FV-J level you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I FG/GS-13.Specialized experience is experience in or related to safety and occupational health that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Managing safety and occupational health elements; developing and recommending safety and occupational health policy to higher levels of management; applying safety and occupational health laws regulations principals theories practices and procedures to advise on or resolve technical matters dealing with safety and occupational health requirements; developing safety and occupational health standards regulations practices and procedures to eliminate or control potential hazards; developing or implementing programs to reduce the frequency severity and cost of accidents and occupational illness; analyzing or evaluating new and existing jobs processes products or other systems to determine the existence severity probability and outcome of hazards; designing or modifying workplaces processes products or other systems to control or eliminate hazards; inspecting or surveying workplaces processes products or other systems for compliance with established safety and occupational health policies or standards and to identify potential new hazards; training workers supervisors managers or other safety and occupational health personnel in safety or occupational health subjects; work in occupational fields such as hygienist safety engineer fire prevention engineer health physicist and occupational health nurse.Applicants MUST include examples of specialized experience in their work history and be specific when describing specialized experience.Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process) the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore as an applicant for this announcement you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSAs in your work history please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.In addition to the minimum qualifications the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.Skill in accordance with ANSI training standards for managed Fall Protection Programs - Competent Person in Fall Protection. Skill in accordance with NFPA 70E - Qualified person in Electrical Safety. Skill in accordance with EPA Model Accreditation Plan as an AHERA contractor/supervisor or inspector or management planner - Accredited Asbestos Professional.IMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA) and Other Factors answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate.EducationPreview Job Questionnaire Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire. Additional informationWe may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.Position may be subject to a background investigation.A one-year probationary period may be required.The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.Conditions of Employment: Duties may include lifting up to 50 pounds walking up several flights of stairs working on elevated surfaces and/or working in outdoor elements.Interviews: If the agency decides to interview any qualified applicants on the selection list then some all or none of the applicants will be interviewed.Requirement for Security Clearance: Moderate Risk (Level 5)..... click apply for full job details
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