Safety Specialist


Vacancy ID: 815484   Announcement Number: 13-035   USAJOBS Control Number: 334539600

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Vacancy Identification Number

815484
1. Title of Job

Safety Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade


09
11

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties


001 Safety Specialist

21. Geographic Availability


560100021 Cheyenne, WY

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience



24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please select the description below which best describes your status and select ONLY ONE response.

1. Are you currently a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard?

A. I am currently a Permanent or Indefinite Federal Technician with the Wyoming Army National Guard.
B. I am currently a Temporary Federal Technician with the Wyoming Army National Guard.
C. I am currently a Traditional (Drill, ADSW, etc.), member of the Wyoming Army National Guard.
D. I am currently a member of the Army National Guard in another state, and I am able and willing to transfer to the Wyoming Army National Guard.
E. I am not a member of the Army National Guard, however, I am a member of the US Army or US Army Reserves and I am able and willing to transfer to the Wyoming Army National Guard.
F. I am not currently a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard, but I am willing to join.
G. I am not currently a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard, nor am I willing to join.

Read the options below carefully and choose the one that best applies.

2. Do you currently possess a SECRET or are able to receive a SECRET security clearance within one year of appointment?

A. Yes
B. No

3. Is your military rank between the grades of E-7 and E-9 or WO1 and WO4?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you possess a valid driver's license for the state in which you live or in the state of Wyoming?

A. Yes
B. No

It is important to note that all of your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire are subject to review and verification. If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and/or experience, you will be rated ineligible.

5. Have you successfully completed undergraduate or graduate education which the major study consisted of a/an 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. (Transcripts must be provided with application.)

OR

Do you possess experience in scientific or technical work that provided an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the safety and occupational health field? Creditable general experience must have demonstrated the achievement of knowledge equivalent to the education described above.

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provided.

6. To qualify for the GS-09 position, do you possess at least 24 months experience, education or training in or directly related to safety and occupational health that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position?

A. Yes
B. No

7. To qualify for the GS-11 position, do you possess at least 36 months experience, education or training in or related to safety and occupational health that provided the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position?

A. Yes
B. No

8. Are you substituting education for specialized experience? (Successful completion of all requirements for a master's or an equivalent degree, or two full academic years of graduate education, which is safety and occupational health management or safety engineering, industrial engineering or directly related fields such as Industrial Hygiene, Fire Prevention Engineering or Industrial Psychology. To be creditable, applicants must submit transcripts, diplomas or other forms of completion certificates to provide verification of courses.

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provided.

For each of the following tasks, chose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement. Please select only one response for each question.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

9. Knowledge of a wide range of occupational safety concepts, principles, practices, laws and regulations to perform complex administrative responsibilities; advise and train managers and supervisors in appropriate methods and techniques to control or eliminate unsafe behaviors and environments throughout the state ARNG;

10. Serve as technical advisor; and draft and prepare regulatory supplements, and assist in preparing plans, objectives, procedures and regulations.

11. Knowledge and skill sufficient to evaluate safety procedures in such diversified areas as facility/construction, munitions, weapons, ranges, fire, and transportation.

12. Skill to identify occupational safety requirements and the need for implementation of new policies, plans standards and methods to ensure the safety of personnel, working environments, equipment and facilities within the ARNG.

13. Skill to plan, organize, analyze, and conduct occupational safety studies.

14. Knowledge required to identify procedures which prevent, eliminate or reduce environmental hazards, and evaluate the effectiveness of safety methods and procedures.

15. Knowledge of the methods involved in accident investigations to provide technical assistance, or to conduct comprehensive investigations to determine causation factors, and determine procedures for eliminating recurrence in cases of fatal or multiple injury accidents.

16. Ability to evaluate and analyze a variety of data such as accident frequency, causes, safety survey reports, unit operations, utilization of current safety data, pre-accident and rescue planning, etc., to ensure adequacy and effectiveness of the accident prevention effort.

17. Knowledge of SOPs and techniques to develop safety checklists.

18. Knowledge of construction practices relating to buildings, structures, maintenance areas, machines or roadways sufficient to identify actual and potential hazards and to advise operating activities on the need for applying specific safety measures.

19. Conduct safety training or education programs and demonstrate the use of safety equipment.
Investigate health-related complaints and inspect facilities to ensure that they comply with public health legislation and regulations.

20. Skill in planning corrective action for areas identified as accident prone or unsafe.

21. Knowledge of ARNG, OSHA, and DoD Directives.

Carefully review the response descriptions listed below. For each question or statement, select the one response description that best describes your experience, education, or training.

22. As previously explained, your ratings in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you, for rating you ineligible, or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:

• Understand this warning,
• Have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and
• Verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

Respond to all the questions below. Mark only one response for each question. Ethnicity and race information is requested under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 2000e-16 and in compliance with the Office of Management and Budget's 1997 Revisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Providing this information is voluntary and has no impact on your employment status, but in the instance of missing information, your employing agency will attempt to identify your race and ethnicity by visual observation. This information is used as necessary to plan for equal employment opportunity throughout the Federal government. It is also used by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management or employing agency maintaining the records to locate individuals for personnel research or survey response and in the production of summary descriptive statistics and analytical studies in support of the function for which the records are collected and maintained, or for related workforce studies.

Specific Instructions: The two questions below are designed to identify your ethnicity and race. Regardless of your answer to question 1, proceed to question 2.

23. Are You Hispanic or Latino? (A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.)

A. Yes
B. No

24. Please select the racial category with which you most closely identify.

A. American Indian or Alaska Native-A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
B. Asian-A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
C. Black or African American-A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
D. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander-A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
E. White-A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.