Safety and Occupational Health Specialist Job in BIRMINGHAM, AL

Vacancy No. Department Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Salary $40,684.00 to $64,697.00 Grade 07 to 09
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/10/2017 Close Date 11/24/2017
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    11/10/2017 to 11/24/2017

  • Salary

    $40,684 to $64,697 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 07 - 09

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



Few vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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.

    These position(s) are located at the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Area Office in Birmingham, AL. 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.
    - This position is inside the bargaining unit.
    - Relocation costs will not be paid.

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    Visit industries, conduct walk-through to identify potential health hazards, and make analysis for presence of toxic materials. Visit work sites, explain purpose of visit, and review record keeping. Conduct inspections, taking testimony from union representatives and from employees who are exposed to hazards. Using a variety of measuring devices, take a number of samples. Hold closing conference to inform management representatives of alleged violations found, of citations and penalties which can be expected, cite applicable standards, and negotiate reasonable abatement dates. Explain provisions for posting citations, right to informal conference, and procedures for contest. Respond to telephone inquiries from employers and employees concerning occupational health matters.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Approximately 11 days or more per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    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.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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