<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.</strong><br /><br />This position is located in the DCNG Safety Office. The primary purpose of this position is to manage the state Safety, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene programs through a staff of professional and technical personnel. The incumbent ensures effective program implementation within the broad framework of congressional legislation, executive orders, DOD, Army, and National Guard Bureau policy, goals and objectives.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a(n) SAFETY & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER (TITLE 32), GS-0018-12, you will perform but are not limited to:<br /> Provides program direction and staff leadership in the administration of a comprehensive safety, occupational health, and industrial hygiene program that encompasses a variety of high risk and hazardous operations. Plans, organizes, administers and evaluates various Safety, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene (SOH & IH)programs involving aircraft maintenance, heavy/light equipment and vehicle maintenance, supply ammunition storage, fire prevention, range certification, combat and tactical training, and administrative activities. Implements public law mandated programs impacting a significant number of civilian and military employees working in structures used for various levels of administration, supply and maintenance functions. Analyzes psychological and physiological factors affecting safety, occupational health and industrial hygiene management to devise control measures that eliminate environmental hazards and reduce human error. Plans and directs special occupational health/industrial hygiene studies based upon validated need or detected variance from established standards. Ensures SOH & IH staff visits are conducted in conformance with applicable policies, standards and criteria, and that professional support is provided to managers and supervisors for the elimination or control of unsafe conditions and environmental factors. <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a DC Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.</li> <li>This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the DC Army National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.</li> <li>Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.</li> <li>Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.</li> <li>Applicants who are not currently a member of the DC Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the DC Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.</li> <li>Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.</li> <li>Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.</li> <li>May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.</li> <li>Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.</li> <li>Minimum Military Rank: O-3/CPT</li> <li>Maximum Military Rank: O-5/LTC</li> <li>Compatible MOS: IMMATERIAL</li> <li>Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS not authorized</li> <li>Selected Reserve Incentive Program: Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP). This termination may be with or without recoupment of payments already made.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: </strong>You must meet the minimum military rank as specified in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a DC Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Applicants applying to this position who exceed the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement. Please note that exceeding the maximum rank does not automatically qualify you for consideration. Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement<br /><br />The National Guard's full-time support program requires that all military technicians are members of the National Guard and are appointed to full-time positions which correspond to their military assignments. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership.<br /> <strong>Minimum Military Rank: </strong>O-3/CPT<br /> <strong>Maximum Military Rank: </strong>O-5/LTC<br /> <strong>Compatible Military Assignments: </strong>IMMATERIAL<br /><br /><strong>Other requirements: </strong>For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.<br /><br /><strong>THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE REPRESENTED BY THE CONTENTS OF YOUR RESUME.<br /> To ensure full credit is given for the qualification requirements listed below please use the USAJobs resume builder.<br /><br />IF YOU USE YOUR OWN RESUME PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU INCLUDE THE BEGINNING AND ENDING DATES (MONTH AND YEAR) FOR ALL JOBS LISTED IN YOUR RESUME.<br /> GENERAL EXPERIENCE: </strong>All GS-0018 series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level.<br /> <strong>SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: </strong>Must possess at least <strong> one <strong> (</strong> 1) year </strong> equivalent to the GS-11 level in industrial construction standards, methods, practices, techniques, materials, equipment, and utility systems sufficient to determine compliance with building safety standards and devise hazard control measures applicable to airport ground facilities and supporting industrial shops. Knowledge of psychological and physiological factors sufficient to develop a ground aviation safety education activity for supervisors and employees, to motivate maintenance personnel to apply safe working practices and to persuade supervisors to accept changes or modifications where required to achieve a safe working environment.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />For entry into this specialty, completion of high school or general educational development equivalency is mandatory. Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements for the grade levels specified. For example, successful completion of a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with major study or at least 24 semester hours in any combination of subjects such as safety, fire prevention, industrial hygiene, or other directly related subjects is considered qualifying for the GS-05 level. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https: www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).<br /><br />If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application . <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.<br /><br />Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:<br /><br />1. Your <strong>resume</strong> showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.<br /><br />2. <strong>Other supporting documents</strong>: <strong>SF-50, DD-214</strong> <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.