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This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Region IX in Honolulu, HI.
This position has promotion potential to 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.
Salary ranges: GS-09: $51,002 to $66,305 per annum; GS-11: $61,706 to $80,215 per annum, GS-12: $73,962 to $96,153 per annum. In addition to the annual salary, incumbent will receive Hawaii cost-of-living allowance.
This position is inside the bargaining unit.
At the GS-09 level, the incumbent performs inspections of a routine nature to identify and evaluate hazardous industrial work operations and conditions and corrective procedures where the potential for injury exists. Independently or as a member of a team led by a higher graded specialist, conducts inspections more complex in nature. Prepares technical reports based on inspection findings, and recommends and reviews corrective action to ensure hazard abatement is accomplished. Provides justification for findings to third parties when appropriate.
At the GS-11 level, the incumbent performs inspections which are complex and sensitive in nature to identify and evaluate hazardous industrial work operations and conditions and corrective procedures where the potential for injury exists. Individually, or as a team leader, conducts investigations of formal complaints, accidents, and deaths. Prepares technical reports based on inspection findings, and recommends and reviews corrective action to ensure hazard abatement is accomplished. Provides justification for findings to third parties when appropriate.
At the GS-12 level, the incumbent enforces provisions of the OSH Act through inspections, investigations, and surveys in private and federal agency workplaces. Provides technical advice and compliance assistance to employers, employee organizations, and others, and promotes voluntary compliance with the OSH Act. Provides technical assistance in the explanation of regulatory provisions, citations, assessment of penalties, contesting citations and abating violations. Provides testimony in legal cases and assists the Regional Solicitor as required for case preparation. Samples common health hazards where ceiling limits have been established, and makes measurements of certain other health hazards such as noise; notes significant occupational illnesses for possible referral to an industrial hygienist. Conducts inspections and technical assistance visits in federal agencies. Assists in the on-the-job training of lower-grade compliance officers and serves as leader of special investigations or inspection teams.
25% or less - Occasional travel required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
U.S. Citizens; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Prog and Career Transition Assistance Prog eligibles in the local commuting area.
Also being advertised as job announcement #MS-17-SF-OSHA-051 for status applicants, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) applicants & persons eligibles under these non-competitive authoriities; To be considered for each, apply to BOTH jobs.
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.