Safety and Occupational Health Specialist (Spanish Required) Job in Denver County, Colorado – Department of Labor

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Safety and Occupational Health Specialist (Spanish Required) – Denver County, Colorado
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor
Job ID: 253317
Start Date: 05/04/2020
End Date: 05/18/2020

Qualification Summary
THIS POSITION HAS AN INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT. ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.
Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study — safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene), or degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study from among the following (or closely related) disciplines: safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology; OR Specialized Experience: Experience in or related to safety and occupational health that provided the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: Managing safety or occupational health program elements.
Developing and recommending safety and occupational health policy to higher levels of management.
Applying safety and occupational health laws, regulations, principles, theories, practices, and procedures to advise on or resolve technical matters dealing with occupational safety and 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 illnesses.
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 of workers, supervisors, managers, or other safety and occupational health personnel in safety or occupational health subjects
Work in occupational fields such as industrial hygienist, safety engineer, fire prevention engineer, health physicist, and occupational health nurse. OR Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Health Physicist (CHP), or similar certification that included successful completion of a written examination meets the requirements for GS-5. Applicants may also qualify for higher grade levels based on their education and/or experience.
Applicants must meet either the specialized experience OR substitution of education for specialized experience described below:
For GS-07:In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement, applicants must demonstrate 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 grade level, such as participating as a member of a team responsible for conducting occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections of workplaces; identifying occupational health and safety hazards; evaluating or assisting in the evaluation of occupational safety and health programs; interpreting and/or applying basic occupational safety and health standards and criteria to unsafe working conditions; writing entire or segments of an occupational safety and health inspection report, evaluation, analysis, or review; providing general information about occupational safety and health regulations, activities, policies, and initiatives to interested parties (i.e., employers and/or employees and/or governmental agencies and/or private sector parties and/or members of the general public).
For GS-09:In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement, applicants must demonstrate 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 grade level,such as assisting in the planning of and/or conducting occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections of workplaces. These inspections involve some or all of the following: Machine operations; Equipment operations; Environmental conditions; Work practices; Protective devices and/or protective equipment; Safety procedures; studying records and/or files regarding any of the following: occupational safety and/or occupational health mishaps/accidents; Occupational safety and/or occupational health injuries;identifying occupational health and safety hazards; recording and/or photographing plain-view occupational safety and/or occupational health hazards; evaluating occupational safety and/or occupational health programs and making recommendations for improvement when deficiencies are noted; compiles occupational safety and/or occupational health reports; applying occupational safety and/or occupational health standards and criteria to unsafe working conditions; developing legally sufficient occupational safety and/or occupational health investigation or inspection reports; calculating penalties to be assessed based on the (a) gravity of occupational safety and/or occupational health violations and (b) the severity of possible injury or illness and the probability that such could occur.
For GS-11: In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement,applicants must demonstrate 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level,such as planning and conducting the full range of occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections at worksites and professional establishments; investigating occupational safety and/or occupational health complaints; conducting file and/or record reviews, to include case files of previous occupational health and/or occupational safety investigations and inspections; conducting occupational health and safety investigations and inspections AND identifying causation factors for: Fatalities; A large number of injuries and/or serious accidents and/or illnesses; High-profile cases; conducting interviews with employers and/or employees and/or employee representatives and/or emergency services personnel and/or law enforcement officials and/or other parties to identify unsafe/unhealthful working conditions and/or causes of injuries/illnesses/fatalities AND to obtain information required to conduct a legally sufficient occupational safety and health investigation; conducting workplace analyses and reviewing the occupational safety and health programs of employers and businesses; writing occupational safety and/or occupational health reports; identifying occupational safety and/or occupational health hazards; developing and/or working with safety and health professionals in the development of abatement programs; calculating penalties to be assessed based on the (a) gravity of occupational safety and/or occupational health violations and (b) the severity of possible injury or illness and the probability that such could occur; testifying during and/or working with counsel in the development of litigation pursuant to occupational safety and/or occupational health cases.

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