Safety and Occupational Health Manager(National IMAT Safety Officer), AD-0018-04


Vacancy ID: 836848   Announcement Number: MG-2013-MJH-836848IMAT   USAJOBS Control Number: 337042600

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED

1. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience. Select the response that best describes your qualifications for the Safety and Occupational Health Manager (Safety Officer), AD-0018-04. Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have experience in developing and recommending safety and occupational health policy to higher levels of management and 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.

B. I do not have the experience described in the above statement.

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED

2. Carefully read the following descriptions to determine if you meet the basic requirements for the SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, AD-0018-04. Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.

A. I have Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study in 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.

B. I do not meet the basic requirements described above.

IMAT REQUIREMENTS

DEFAULT SCALE: Please select the response below that reflects your understanding of the Special Requirements of National Incident Management Assistance Teams (IMAT).

A- YES
B- NO

3. Are you aware that all FEMA employees are subject to 24-hour on-call in the event of an emergency, and all Federal employees may be subject to emergency deployment?

4. Are you able to meet this commitment?

5. Do you understand that the length of such deployment may last anywhere from days to months, depending upon the nature of the emergency or disaster?

6. Are you able to meet this commitment?

7. Do you understand that in the event of an emergency deployment, your travel requirements may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require you to relocate to emergency sites, some of which are quite austere?

8. Are you able to meet this commitment?

From the following items, choose the ONE statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume or application form, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skills levels you claim in this questionnaire. Each of your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training, and/or specific work experience you describe in your resume submitted for this position. 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 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 the 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. Applies knowledge to evaluate disaster operations to determine and implement safety and occupational health programs.

10. Plan, organize, and conduct a comprehensive inspection activity, assess the degree of compliance, and develop changes and modifications to work processes.

11. Utilize knowledge of safety and occupational health concepts, principles, laws, procedures, methods and techniques to implement a Safety and Occupational Health Program.

12. Understand and interpret written correspondence from Interagency contacts and safety and health professionals and managers.

13. Develop reports and memoranda from available technical data.

14. Write well-organized and composed letters, memoranda, and reports.

15. Present conclusions from data analysis in a variety of formats (Power Point, Spreadsheet, etc.) to senior Regional manages and supervisors and other personnel.

16. Develop safety and occupational health training based on evaluation of accident statistics.

17. Provide direction in the preparation and submission of investigative reports

18. Utilize knowledge of the principles, theory, methods, procedures and techniques of management analysis, planning, and identification of resources in managing a diverse Safety Program.

19. Develop and implement a Strategic Plan to include the mission, goals, objectives, and performance goals of the Program.

20. Motivating and persuading managers and employees to adopt safety and occupational health standards and practices, and abatement measures.

21. Providing leadership and direction for all phases of the safety and occupational health programs.

22. Knowledge of national occupational safety and health laws, polices, regulations and standards, operational directives and methodologies, and objectives sufficient to implement occupational safety and health programs.   Applies knowledge to evaluate disaster operations to determine and implement safety and occupational health programs.

23. Knowledge of and skill in communication techniques sufficient to write reports, and/or verbally communicate and represent an agency/organization Safety Program at disaster operations.

24. Ability to synthesize technical occupational safety and health information and analyses and explain information to non-technical staff.

25. Knowledge of the techniques and procedures applied by practioners in the safety and occupational health specialty areas (e.g., hazard assessment, fire prevention and related engineering techniques, industrial hygiene) sufficient to review, evaluate and advise on a range of safety and occupational health activities.

26. Ability to provide leadership, guidance and oversight to subordinates and serve as the representative of the Agency's Safety Program at disaster operations.