This position is located in the Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Office of the Director, Office of Technological Feasibility, which is responsible for contributing to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in workplaces through the development of workplace standards and guidance materials.
- This position is inside the Bargaining Unit.
- This position has Full Promotion Potential to the GS-12 Grade Level.
Major duties for this position include but are not limited to the following:
At the GS-11 Level:
At the GS-12 Level:
Applicants must apply through USAJobshttps://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559668100
Conditions of Employment
Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
THIS POSITION HAS A BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT. ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THIS REQUIREMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
Evaluation of Education: All science or engineering courses offered in fulfillment of the above requirements must be acceptable for credit toward the completion of a standard 4-year professional curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in science or engineering at an accredited college or university.
To qualify for the For GS-11 grade level: In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement, Applicants must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the next lower level, GS-09. Specialized experience is described as experience anticipating and recognizing potential hazards in the workplace created by exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents, or environmental factors; planning and conducting evaluations of workplace safety operations to assess potential hazards; identifying appropriate engineering controls, work practices, and personal protective equipment to address hazards; and evaluating the effectiveness of control measures. Such experience will generally involve writing technical reports describing potential hazards, the process followed to evaluate those potential hazards, and recommendations for control measures.
To qualify for the For GS-12 grade level: In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement, Applicants must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the next lower level, GS-11. Specialized experience is described as experience planning and conducting evaluations of workplace operations involving occupational health and safety hazards, evaluating the effectiveness of engineering and administrative control measures, developing sampling strategies for employee exposure monitoring, analyze findings and writing technical reports and presenting the results, including descriptions of the sources of exposure and recommending exposure control measures.
Evaluation of Experience: Qualifying experience involves the recognition, evaluation, corrective actions, and elimination of environmental conditions in the workplace that causes sickness, impaired health, or illness. This experience must demonstrate a professional knowledge of the theory and application of the principles of industrial hygiene and closely related sciences such as physics and engineering controls.
Such work must have involved experience in all of the following areas: the acquisition of quantitative and qualitative data, and the measurement of exposures for a variety of chemical, physical, and biological stresses; the analysis of the data acquired and the prediction of probable effects of exposures on the health and well-being of workers; and the selection and recommendation of appropriate controls, including management, medical, engineering, education or training, and personal protective equipment.
Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.
If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position. Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.
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.Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
Applications must be submitted through USAJobs.