INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST

U.S. Navy - Agency Wide | Beaufort, SC

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Posted Date 5/14/2020
Description You will serve as an Industrial Hygienist with the Department of the Navy, Naval Medical Command.

This announcement uses the Direct Hire Authority for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.

This public notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection.In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position:

For GS-5: Applicants who meet the basic education requirement described in the Individual Occupational Requirements are fully qualified for this position at the GS-05.

For GS-7: In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement, applicants must have at least 52 weeks experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level participating in occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections of workplaces and is exposed to the practical application of techniques and measures used to identify hazards. Reviews records and/or reports to understand the application of technical standards to specific hazardous. Identifying occupational health and safety hazards. Assists in preparing for opening and closing conferences and outreach activities.

For GS-9: In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement, applicants must have at least 52 weeks experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level assisting in the planning of and/or conducting occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections of workplaces where the exposures and types of hazards are predictable in advance. Examples may include the following: Health sampling; Chemical exposures and/or overexposures; Noise exposures and/or overexposures; Equipment and/or machine operations; Environmental conditions; Work practices; Protective devices and/or protective equipment; and or Safety procedures.

For GS-11: In addition to meeting the individual occupational requirement, applicants must have at least 52 weeks experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level assisting in the planning of and/or conducting occupational safety and/or occupational health inspections of workplaces where the exposures and types of hazards are predictable in advance. Examples may include the following: Health sampling; Chemical exposures and/or overexposures; Noise exposures and/or overexposures; Equipment and/or machine operations; Environmental conditions; Work practices; Protective devices and/or protective equipment; and or Safety procedures.

For GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include responsibility for the protective programs for workers who are exposed to the wide variety of environment stresses including some for which the nature and extent of hazard is not completely understood, including: chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic. Conducting industrial hygiene sampling using; photoionization detectors, gas detectors, air sampling pumps, dust monitoring equipment, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation monitors, and other state of the art monitoring equipment.

For GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include experience directing and supervising the division. Developing and executing programs in areas including: radiation safety, asbestos, hearing conservation, mold management, indoor air quality, ergonomics, blood-borne pathogens, occupational medical surveillance, respiratory protection, personal protective equipment, first aid/CPR/AED, general industrial hygiene, hazardous chemicals, confined space and other industrial/environmental health programs.

For GS-14: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or equivalent. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include directing and supervising the division. Provides leadership and guidance on performing in-depth monitoring, testing, and sampling for various health hazards. Provides direction to managers ensuring all plans and programs incorporate federal and state mandated health and safety standards into work procedures and facilities.

For GS-15: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level or equivalent. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include directing and supervising the division. Participates as the recognized industrial hygienist on committees, and represents the agency in other forums. Researches and prepares actions to eliminate or control health hazards through new technology, improved procedures, and/or administrative controls. Advises, prepares and presents key health and industrial hygiene initiatives to other directors and senior management officials.
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