Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
Are you an ICTAP Eligible?
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?
Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.
Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)
Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?
Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers. This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.
Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 15.
If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?
Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:
Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
1. Are you a career/career-conditional HHS employee?A. Yes
2. Do you have one (1) year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Government.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, can be demonstrated through skill in planning, organizing, leading, controlling, overseeing, and evaluating a safety and occupational health program; oral and written communication skills, outreach/collaboration, and policy development and implementation.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Serves as principle advisor to Agency on all matters pertaining to safety and occupational health management.
4. Develop agency-wide occupational health management policy.
5. Provides overall program management of the Employee Safety Environmental staff with a highly technical subordinate staff. This includes recommendations on funding and training programs.
6. Ensures Agency is compliant with applicable federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
7. Advises senior staff on operational impact of new or proposed legislative and of policies and directives issued by higher authority.
8. Directs methods of audit compliance.
9. Represents agency at high level conferences.
10. Serves as Agency representative on various top level interagency groups, advisory boards, and committees.
11. Participates/Meets with the Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Office of Operations peers, Center/Office program staff.
12. Identifies areas in need of improvement to meet agency safety program needs.
13. Directs the development of and implementation of program evaluation techniques.
14. Ensures/evaluates agency activities not operationally covered by the Employee Safety Environmental Management Staff, including international operations are engaged in the development and implementation of local operational safety plans that are consistent with Agency-wide policies.