Industrial Hygienist Job in MILWAUKEE, WI

Vacancy No. Department Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Salary $42,293.00 to $67,256.00 Grade 07 to 09
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/12/2017 Close Date 9/25/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
MILWAUKEE, WI

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/12/2017 to 09/25/2017

  • Salary

    $42,293 to $67,256 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 07 - 09

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

FEW vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

DE-17-OSHA-29

Control number

479260400

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    Have you ever wanted to gain exposure to different workplace environments? Or assist employers and rganizations with health and safety compliance? If so, apply to be part of OSHA's team of Industrial Hygienists and help save lives of American workers.

    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in Milwaukee, WI.

    This position has promotion potential to the GS-12. Promotion Potential: There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

    This position is inside the bargaining unit.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Industrial Hygienist, you will perform the following duties:

    GS-07

    • Assists and/or conducts inspections of industrial facilities and worksites in order to identify and evaluate occupational health hazards.
    • Observes work practices and environmental conditions for hazards to health and safety and to detect violations of published health standards and regulations.
    • Assists and/or conducts sampling, recommends future sampling strategies, and arranges for shipment of samples to laboratory for analysis.
    • Assigns abatement dates and follows up as necessary to ensure that required abatement measures are completed, which, in some cases, requires additional inspections.
    • Participates in agency efforts to obtain warrants and subpoena witnesses for cases in which the agency is a party.
    • Promotes industrial practices that are consistent with the goals and principles of industrial hygiene, requiring a comprehensive knowledge of a wide variety of chemicals and other hazards, and work practices affecting employee health.
    GS-09:
    • Assigns abatement dates and follows up as necessary to ensure that required abatement measures are completed, which, in some cases, requires additional inspections.
    • Participates in agency efforts to obtain warrants and subpoena witnesses for cases in which the agency is a party.
    • Provides technical industrial hygiene advice and assistance to employers, employee organizations, and others concerning industrial health hazards and possible approaches to their control; potential hazards resulting from specific work operations, facilities, and equipment.
    • Promotes industrial practices that are consistent with the goals and principles of industrial hygiene, requiring a comprehensive knowledge of a wide variety of chemicals and other hazards, and work practices affecting employee health.
    • Reviews laboratory analyses, and prepares reports which include findings and recommendations for control of identified hazards.
    • Reviews and/or determines the nature of the problem and the number and type of environmental samples to be collected.
    • Examines the effectiveness of existing control measures & collaborates with engineers, safety & occ. health specialists, & other technical personnel to develop & establish effective control measures.
    • Obtains immediate corrective action of conditions which are of imminent danger to life or limb.
    • Makes recommendations concerning the appropriate course of action to be followed by determining the merits of the case and by evaluating testimony and the applicability of OSHA policies and court decisions.
    • Assists in the litigation process, providing agency attorneys with information necessary to support the legal defense of actions.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Frequent Travel

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area.

    Also being advertised as job announcement #MS-17-CHI-OSHA-0092 for status applicants, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) applicants & persons eligible under these non-competitive authorities: Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA); 30% or more compensably disabled veterans; persons w/disabilities; present/former Peace Corps (PC) personnel & former PC volunteers. To be considered for each, apply to BOTH jobs.

    Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479260400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


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