Safety and Occupational Health Specialist Job

Vacancy No. BIE-HR 17/02 (1894776) DEU Department Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Salary $49,894.00 to $83,480.00 Grade 09 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2017 Close Date 1/17/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
MINNEAPOLIS, MNALBUQUERQUE, NM

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, GS-0018-9/11

Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

1 vacancy in the following locations:

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Albuquerque, NM
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 1/11/2017

Closes Tuesday 1/17/2017

  • Salary Range
    $49,894.00 to $83,480.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    GS-0018-09/11
  • Promotion Potential
    11
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    Indian Preference Eligibles/Current Status or Former Career Status Federal Employees with Reinstatement Eligibility/VEOA Eligibles
  • Control Number
    462163600
  • Job Announcement Number
    BIE-HR 17/02 (1894776) DEU
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

DUE TO THE URGENCY IN FILLING THESE POSITIONS, THE LENGTH OF ADVERTISEMENT HAS BEEN SHORTENED.

NOTE: This position is covered by the bargaining unit.

Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, GS-0018-9/11

Bureau of Indian Education

School Operations Division

Bureau Operated Schools

1 Position at Albuquerque, New Mexico

2 Positions at Minneapolis, Minnesota

  

The Bureau of Indian Education's mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with the tribes' needs for cultural and economic well-being and in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities.

The incumbent contributes to the functions of School Facilities Division by serving as one of Safety and Occupational Health Specialists, with responsibility for the full range of administrative and technical work concerned with the safety and occupational health programs and activities at the ADD level.

NOTE: POSITION IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER COMPETITIVE ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER BIE-HR 17/02 (1894706) MP. APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH ANNOUNCEMENT.

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligibles may be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

 

FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.

Duties

NOTE: If the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the next higher grade level.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

  • Serve as the Safety and Occupational Health Specialist at the ADD level for assigned schools and programs, providing technical assistance on U.S. Federal Government safety and occupational health regulations, policies, technical standards and operating procedures, and to perform a number of other significant technical assistance functions to support administration of Indian Affairs' safety and occupational health program.
  • Provide interpretation of and implements safety regulations, policies and procedures within Indian Affairs and Departmental guidelines governing safety and occupational health.
  • Conduct periodic school and site visits to evaluate safe conditions at work areas, classrooms, and facility yards for compliance with federal OSHA, environmental compliance and NFPA, Department and Indian Affairs regulations and policies.
  • Conduct inspections of facilities to determine fire hazards, adequacy of fire or fire suppression equipment and systems, fire prevention, and protection of building occupants.
  • Conduct training programs for safety awareness for accident prevention, for reporting of structural fires and for first-aid.
  • Set up and coordinate safety committees at agencies and schools within the region.

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • Work requires travel away from the duty station on field assignments. Travel involves transit via airplane and motor vehicle.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be authorized in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulations, with the exception of real estate expenses under the contractor-provided home sale contract.
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of The Interior

Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Contact

Jennifer Ross
Phone: (505)563-5450

Address

Bureau of Indian Education
1011 Indian School Rd NW
Suite 150
Albuquerque
NM


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