SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SPECIALIST


Vacancy ID: 821472   Announcement Number: LAG-CFO-821472-SAC-032   USAJOBS Control Number: 335847600

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

821472


1. Title of Job

ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVAL ASSISTANT (OA)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

09

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

16. Availability Date

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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 and Occupational Health Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special selection priority under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). 

Note:  To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation.  Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current Federal employee serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service.
B. I am a reinstatement eligible.
C. I am a current or former Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement.
D. I am eligible for a VEOA appointment (i.e., a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service).
E. None of the above.

If you answered A, B, or C, you must provide your agency name and dates of service (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY). If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. Which of the following statements best describes your experience and/or education?

A. I have at least one year of experience developing and recommending safety and occupational health policy to higher levels of management; inspecting or surveying workplaces, processes, products, or other systems for compliance with established safety and occupational health policies or standards and identifying potential new hazards; and preparing health and safety reports.
B. I have successfully completed a master's degree with major study in an appropriate field of safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene); an equivalent graduate degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study from among the following (or close related) disciplines: safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology; or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. This education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university and demonstrate the skills necessary to do the work of the position.
C. I have successfully completed a combination of graduate education in an appropriate discipline and experience as described in A above, the total of which equals at least one year.
D. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

3. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level?

A. Yes. I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-07 grade level.
C. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-09 grade level.
D. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am currently a non-General Schedule (GS) employee and have not held a GS position within the last 52 weeks.
E. Not applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.

Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-09 or higher in the competitive service can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do not count. Your responses to the following questions will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a noncompetitive eligible. If you are referred noncompetitively based on your responses and that information is later found to be incorrect, you may lose further consideration under this announcement.

4. Have you ever held (or do you currently hold) a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government with promotion potential equivalent to GS-09 or higher?

A. Yes.
B. No.

If you answered A, you must provide the position title, pay plan, series,
grade level or pay band, promotion potential, and the dates (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY) you held this position. If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."
Example: Legal Assistant (OA), GS-0986-07 with promotion potential to GS-08, held from 10/12/2004 to 6/05/2005.

5. If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes.
B. No.
C. I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.
D. Not applicable. I am not a Federal employee.

If you are not a current Federal employee, please provide the names and telephone numbers of three professional references (e.g., current and former supervisors, college or university professors, managers or coordinators of volunteer activities, etc.) who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials. Do not list personal friends or relatives.

For each task statement below, please select the response that best describes your skill level. The statements were developed based on the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies needed to successfully perform the work of this position.

Be sure to describe your experience that supports your answers to the questions below, in your resume or application materials. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skill levels you claim in this questionnaire. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

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 I have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E- I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

6. Perform periodic inspection independently or in conjunction with other safety managers to determine compliance with safety and occupational health laws and regulations.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

7. Identify hazards and assess the potential for harm to employees.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

8. Provide technical assistance to managers and supervisors necessary to achieve safe and healthy working conditions.

9. Investigate and analyze accidents and hazardous conditions to determine origin, causes, and contributing elements.

10. Prepare written evaluation reports of investigation findings, containing graphs and charts.

11. Prepare written evaluation reports of investigation findings, containing recommendations for changes in operational procedures, local regulations, and use of protective devices.

12. Inspect worksites, machine and equipment operations, environmental conditions, work practices, protective devices and equipment, and safety procedures for apparent violation of standards.

13. Conduct meetings to review hazards observed and make recommendations for corrective action.

14. Initiate and carry out safety education activities to supervisors and employees.

15. Conduct onsite visits with the employer and review hazards cited or observed.

16. Prepare final reports showing apparent occupational work place safety violation.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.