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Industrial Hygienist – Nashville, Tennessee
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor
Job ID: 296717Start Date: 07/23/2020End Date: 08/07/2020
THIS POSITION HAS A BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT. ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THIS REQUIREMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: A bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science; or
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; or
Certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (external link) (ABIH). Evaluation of Education:All science or engineering courses offered in fulfillment of the above requirements must be acceptable for credit toward the completion of a standard 4-year professional curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering at an accredited college or university.IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.For GS-7:In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, Applicants must have at least 52 weeks experience at the next lower level in the normal career progression of the position being filled. When compared to Federal experience, this experience must be equivalent to at least the next lower grade level of GS-05. This experience may have been gained either in the Federal or Private sectors. Resumes should reflect but is not limited to the following specialized experience listed below: Participates in occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections of workplaces and is exposed to the practical application of techniques and measures used to identify hazards.
Reviews records and/or reports to understand the application of technical standards to specific hazardous.
Identifying occupational health and safety hazard;
Assists in preparing for opening and closing conferences and outreach activities. For GS-9: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, Applicants must have at least 52 weeks experience at the next lower level in the normal career progression of the position being filled. When compared to Federal experience, this experience must be equivalent to at least the next lower grade level of GS-07. This experience may have been gained either in the Federal or Private sectors. Resumes should reflect but is not limited to the following specialized experience listed below: Assisting in the planning of and/or conducting occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections of workplaces where the exposures and types of hazards are predictable in advance. Examples may include the following: Health sampling;
Chemical exposures and/or overexposures;
Noise exposures and/or overexposures;
Equipment and/or machine operations;
Protective devices and/or protective equipment;
Safety procedures. Conducts research and studies records and/or files regarding any of the following: Occupational safety and/or occupational health mishaps/accidents;
Occupational safety and/or occupational health injuries;
Equipment maintenance data. Identifying occupational health and safety hazard
Assist in developing legally sufficient occupational safety and/or occupational health investigation or inspection reports;
Assist in and/or knowledge of calculating penalties to be assessed based on the (a) gravity of occupational safety and/or occupational health violations. Evaluation of Experience – Qualifying experience involves the recognition, evaluation, corrective actions, and elimination of environmental conditions in the workplace that causes sickness, impaired health, or illness. This experience must demonstrate a professional knowledge of the theory and application of the principles of industrial hygiene and closely related sciences such as physics and engineering controls.Work must have involved experience in all of the following areas: the acquisition of quantitative and qualitative data, and the measurement of exposures for a variety of chemical, physical, and biological stresses; the analysis of the data acquired and the prediction of probable effects of exposures on the health and well-being of workers; and the selection and recommendation of appropriate controls, including management, medical, engineering, education or training, and personal protective equipment.
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