INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST


Vacancy ID: 397666   Announcement Number: NE3-0690-12-JB397666-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 338891400

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you interested in and available for term employment that will last at least beyond one year but not more than four years?
6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

12

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

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

How did you FIRST find out about this job opportunity?
01 AIHA Synergist
02 AIHA on-line job board
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05 Contractor
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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Industrial Hygienist

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


062341073 Naval Air Station San Diego, CA
240030003 Annapolis, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and/or education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for the Industrial Hygienist. Make sure your resume supports your response that you select.

A. I have a degree in industrial hygiene; or a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene. Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable.
B. I have a combination of education and experience -- at least 12 semester hours of course work in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours as specified in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. My education and/or experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.

2. GS-11 Level: Applicants must have one or more years of experience performing progressively responsible duties and/or directly related education to be minimally qualified for this position.  Examples of this experience includes:

From the descriptions below, select the letter that BEST describes the highest level of education and/or experience. Select only one response.

A. I have one or more years of experience performing progressively responsible duties like the examples above.
B. I have a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree in industrial hygiene; or a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene. Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable.

C. I have a combination of experience and education describe in A and B.
D. My education and/or experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.

3. GS-12 Level: Applicants must have one or more years of experience performing progressively responsible duties and/or directly related education to be minimally qualified for this position.  Examples of this experience includes:

 

A. Yes. I have one or more years of experience performing progressively responsible duties like the examples above.
B. No. I do not have one or more years of experience performing progressively responsible duties like the examples above.

4. I possess Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) credentials from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Your CIH credentials (including issue/expiration date) must be included on your resume.

A. No.
B. Yes.

For task statement 5 through 19, choose the response (A-E) from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Select only one letter per statement. Your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training and/or specific work experience described in your resume.

A- I have not had experience or education in performing this task.
B- I have had study or educations directly related to this task, but have not performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job under normal supervision.
D- I have performed this task independently and without the review of a supervisor.
E- I have served as the technical authority on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.

5. Evaluates specialized or simple operations (such as asbestos/lead abatement, office environments and warehouses) involving few hazards (such as asbestos, lead, noise, computer workstation ergonomics and carbon monoxide/forklift emissions) to identify possible risks.

6. Evaluates complex operations (such as painting, welding, machine work, carpentry, paint stripping, plating, research/development laboratories, healthcare and indoor environmental quality assessment) involving multiple hazards (such as organic vapors, toxic metals, isocyanates, glycol ethers, man-made vitreous fibers, microwave radiation, lasers, ergonomic stressors and molds) to identify possible risks.

7. Establishes sampling protocols for a variety of chemical hazards, physical hazards (e.g. radiation, pressure, noise vibration, temperature), biological hazards (e.g. bacteria, viral, insects, animals, allergens), and ergonomic hazards (e.g. repetitive motion, body stress) to measure exposure levels.

8. Evaluates worksite compliance with established guidelines including published Federal Occupational Safety and Health standards, standards published by professional organization, agency/company manuals, professional journals, textbooks, and past practices).

9. Observes workplace practices to determine the nature of problem and the number and type of environmental samples to be collected.

10. Provides directions for sample collection duration, flow rates, minimum volumes, and sampling media to other team members.

11. Uses advanced industrial hygiene equipment such as ventilation meters, noise dosimeters, indoor air quality meters, infrared analyzers, PID meters, moisture meters and mold spore measurement equipment.

12. Uses a variety of scientific equipment to determine the extent of severity of exposure to hazardous conditions. Examples of equipment used and calibrated are: sound level meters, impingers, sampling pumps, non-ionizing radiation meters, etc.

13. Conducts sampling by attaching personal sampling devices to employees and observes employees during sampling.

14. Possess knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local regulations, laws, directives, and applicable exposure and control procedures required to interpret legal requirements.

15. Makes medical surveillance recommendations to employees exposed to particular toxic materials or physical hazards to track effects of exposure on the employee.

16. Performs technical review of data sheets to verify that items such as stressor identification, sample time, media used, documentation of work practices reflects actual operations sampled to ensure that data collected is accurate and defensible.

17. Arranges for shipment of samples to laboratory for analysis.

18. Determines the adequacy of engineering controls, personal protective equipment and clothing, and recommend means of correcting inadequacies.

19. Writes preliminary and final reports that include findings, evaluations, and specific recommendations for the control of hazardous conditions.

20. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I understand that any information given may be investigated.

A. No.
B. Yes.