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 a Safety & Occupational Health Manager in Danville, Illinois Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Safety & Occupational Health Manager – Danville, Illinois
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 442193Start Date: 04/21/2021End Date: 05/05/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/05/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: managing safety or occupational health program elements; 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, analyzing or evaluating new and existing jobs, processes, products, or other systems to determine the existence, severity, probability, and outcome of hazards, practices and procedures to eliminate or control potential 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, developing or implementing programs to reduce the frequency, severity, and cost of accidents and occupational illnesses; designing or modifying workplaces, processes, products, or other systems to control or eliminate hazards; demonstrating leadership skills to encourage employee facility-wide participation and staff knowledge of all regulatory requirements, including The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, Long Term Care Institute, Office of Inspector General, and other healthcare oversight programs. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Accountability, Administration and Management, Compliance Inspection, Decision Making, Lead or Supervise, and Safety Engineering 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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. Physical Requirements: Required to work in construction areas, hazardous material storage sites, normally unoccupied areas, and other problematic areas. Use of personal protective equipment and respiratory protection may be required. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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