Safety and Occupational Health Specialist Job in Winnemucca, Nevada – Department of the Interior

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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 the Interior. The opening is for a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist in Winnemucca, Nevada Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Safety and Occupational Health Specialist – Winnemucca, Nevada
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 559004
Start Date: 01/06/2022
End Date: 01/21/2022

Qualification Summary
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. For GS-07: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-05 in the federal service. Specialized experience is further defined as assisting in training for safety and occupational health topics, which may include accident investigations; team member for safety surveys to identify hazardous work operation and conditions; developing safety training materials and classes to promote safety awareness; assisting in the preparation of various safety reports; participating in safety meetings to reinforce safe work methods and accident prevention techniques; making recommendations for abetment of unsafe work habits and conditions; issuing and maintaining personal protective equipment; OR completed one full year of graduate education in a directly related field; OR graduated from a four year college with Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) See OPM Quals Standard-General Policies E(4)(f).; OR possess an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above. For GS-09: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-07 in the federal service. Specialized experience is further defined as providing training on a comprehensive safety and occupational program; ensuring protection regulations, standards, principles, practices, techniques and procedures are applied; planning and conducting surveys to minimize accident and injury; conducting accident investigations to determine corrective measures and enhance accident prevention; developing safety training materials and classes to promote safety awareness; providing guidance on equipment and operations; work in occupational fields such as industrial hygienist, safety engineer, fire prevention engineer, health physicist, and occupational health nurse; OR completed a master`s or equivalent graduate degree; OR two (2) full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related; OR possess an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above. For GS-11: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-09) in the federal service. Specialized experience is further defined as leading safety or occupational health programs; developing or implementing safety and occupational health policy; applying safety and occupational health laws and regulations; training of employees, supervisors, managers, in safety or occupational health subjects; providing oversight and hazard abatement for hazardous activities and work environments; planning, scheduling and conducting safety and occupational health surveys; member or lead in accident investigations; managing automated mishap data systems; work in occupational fields such as industrial hygienist, safety engineer, fire prevention engineer, health physicist, and occupational health nurse; OR a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR completed three (3) full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related; OR possess an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above. 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. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level. Physical Demands: The work requires the incumbent to visit field locations and inspect working conditions such as construction work sites, outlying buildings, recreation areas, and other facilities and equipment in various remote locations. The performance of inspections and investigations of mishaps requires frequent standing, walking, climbing, bending, and traveling off road. Office work is mostly sedentary. Work Environment: Work involves a mixture of time in the office, spent traveling and performing field related activities such as inspecting facilities or investigating accidents. The incumbent may be exposed to a variety of climatic and travel conditions while working in the field. Travel may include flying in small aircraft or helicopters, riding or driving in cars, trucks or off highway vehicles over rugged terrain in remote areas in quickly changing and sometimes hazardous conditions or in extreme hot or cold outdoor temperatures. Additionally, there may be exposure to unusual or
potentially dangerous conditions, such as contaminated materials, unexploded ordinance, wild fires, industrial plants with high-frequency noise, scenes of hazardous or toxic material spills and various hazardous chemicals or substances. Because of these environments, the position may require the incumbent to utilize personal protective equipment i.e., metatarsal shoes, hard hat, eye and hearing protection, respirator, and gloves for conducting inspections.

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