In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
This position has a Basic Education Requirement:
Degree in industrial hygiene or a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science from an accredited college or university that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene. Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable
In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Creditable specialized experience includes: conducting industrial hygiene inspections of workplace environments to assess work practices and environmental conditions for hazards to the health and safety of workers, conduct professionally written industrial hygiene surveys; evaluate physical and chemical hazards such as noise, explosives, ionizing, and non-ionizing radiation, ventilation, pesticides within a workplace environment; utilize and calibrate industrial hygiene measurement equipment such as indoor air quality meters, infrared analyzers, and moisture meters to evaluate environment stresses; perform industrial hygiene inspections; provide professionally written industrial hygiene reports with recommendations to eliminate or reduce chemical and physical stressors within work environments.
Combination of education and experience--at least 12 semester hours of course work in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours as specified above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Certification: AIHA Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)" is desired, but not required.
HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/468978900 and follow the instructions under the How to Apply tab.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday, May 29, 2017.
*You must apply through the link mentioned above. We are unable to accept applications submitted through the AIHA website or via email.