Safety & Occupational Health Manager (Environmental & Safety Compliance Administrator)
Department of Justice
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
- ##### Open & closing dates
05/22/2019 to 06/13/2019
GS 11 - 12
$68,230 to $106,318 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Milan, MI 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Reimbursement is authorized for travel and transportation for this position.
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons? You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
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The incumbent manages a program requiring a dynamic administrative approach to continual changes in regulations and executive orders and to newly mandated ones. In addition to occupational safety and fire protection, a high emphasis is placed on new environmental regulations and executive orders that have evolved from the past decade to the present. For example, the incumbent must develop and implement programs for hazardous waste and emergency response operations, recycling, pollution prevention, ozone reduction, storm water management, lead and asbestos abatement, storage tank management, air pollution emissions and toxic chemical inventories.
Incumbent also develops safety and environmental programs designed to comply with specific regulatory requirements such as confined space entry, control of hazardous energy, machine guarding, fall protection, hazardous waste, chemical spill response, fire emergency response/evacuation, workers' compensation and hazard communication. The programs are developed and adapted to meet the specific needs of the institution.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed one regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues
0018 Safety and Occupational Health Management
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
GS-11: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
Graduate Education: Major study - 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.
Graduate education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide legible transcripts to receive consideration. ALL applicants MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. (If you are selected for this position based upon your education, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.)
For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
GS-12: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.
GS-11 and GS-12: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, experience must be in or related to safety and occupational health that provided the specific qualifications to successfully perform the duties of the position. Some examples of the qualifying specialized experience are:
- Experience advising supervisors and safety representatives of appropriate safety and occupational health measures to control or eliminate hazardous operating processes or environmental conditions.
- Experience preparing and revising safety instructions and guides that are relevant to current or planned contractor and base employees.
- Experience investigating mishaps, obtaining statements from witnesses, and photographing mishap scene; records circumstances of mishap and extent of injuries, estimates cost of property damage, and prepares a final report of findings with recommendations to correct the unsafe acts or conditions that caused the personnel injury or property damage.
- Experience training workers, supervisors, managers, or other safety and occupational health personnel in safety or occupational health subjects.
- Experience recommending to man