Industrial Hygienist – GEMS Coordinator Job in Marion, Indiana – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Industrial Hygienist – GEMS Coordinator in Marion, Indiana Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Industrial Hygienist – GEMS Coordinator – Marion, Indiana
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 159207
Start Date: 10/16/2019
End Date: 10/23/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicant(s) must meet at least one of the Basic Requirements below: BASIC REQUIREMENT: Education must be accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable. Applicants must meet at least one of the following basic requirements: A. A bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science; Transcript Required.
B. A bachelor’s degree in a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene; Transcript Required.
C. Certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). Documentation Required. AND, in addition to the meeting the Basic Requirement, applicant(s) must meet possess at least one of the following requirements: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Requires one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least next lower grade level (GS-09) in the Federal service that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience includes: managing facility recycling, waste minimization and hazardous materials management programs; preparing and submitting environmental plans, permits, and reports; developing policies and procedures related to environmental requirements; interpreting OSHA requirements; performing on-site surveys and inspections; and tracking and responding to suspense actions items. (Resume(s) must clearly support the duties and experience required for this position. We will not make assumptions regarding experience.)
-OR- SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED): Successful completion of three years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. To be creditable, education must be related to this position as describe in the Basic Requirements.
-OR- COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED): Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience as described above may be used to meet total experience requirements. Only graduate level education in excess of a Master’s degree (2 years) level may be combined with experience. You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Analysis and Problem SolvingEnvironmental EngineeringQuality AssuranceTechnical Competence IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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