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THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Secretary of Defense Memorandum of 14 August 2012 designed healthcare professions as shortage and critical need positions, and to appoint qualified healthcare professionals. this announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for providing care for uniformed services' family members and retirees at Military Treatment Facilities around the globe.
This position is located within the Branch Medical Clinic, Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, Industrial Hygiene Division. Responsible for providing occupational safety and health support, including; program guidance and evaluation, health hazard evaluation, training, technical consultation, field and analytical services in the areas of industrial hygiene, toxicology and radiological health to ensure both military and government civil service personnel are provided with a safe and health work environment.
·Review occupational health standards for conformity with Department of Labor, Department of Defense and Navy occupational safety directives.
·Conduct surveys, evaluations and auditing to identify and evaluate potential occupational health hazards using knowledge of IH principles, concepts, and practices.
·Use a variety of scientific equipment to determine the extent/severity of exposure to hazardous conditions.
·Advise management on industrial hygiene issues, recommend actions to prevent or minimize health hazards, provide industrial hygiene input to risk management decision processes.
·Plan and conduct complete evaluations of work operations involving potentially hazardous environmental conditions, analyze findings and recommend corrective measures and controls.
·Assist with reviewing and evaluating plans for new construction, alteration of facilities or for new processes including new materials that are of a hazardous or toxic, nature.
Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.
You must be a US Citizen.
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
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.
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.
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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-09: Examples of this experience include: Generally, work is auxiliary to a higher level industrial hygienist; conducting studies, analyzing findings, and preparing various reports. Environmental conditions involve a variety of hazards, e.g., chemical, noise, heat, actinic rays, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, and other environmental physical agents. Assigned work includes industrial shops, production areas, laboratories, confined areas, and outdoor work sites. OR Two years of progressively higher level directly related graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-11: Examples of this experience include: Using industrial hygiene concepts, principles, and practices to conduct IH 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; provided recommendations to eliminate or reduce stresses for chemical and physical agents within work environments.
Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D degree or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education and experience may be combined to meet the total qualification requirements.
About Department of the Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Industrial Hygienists with the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery focus on the prevention of occupational illness or disease. They identify and evaluate chemical, biological, physical, and other conditions affecting the health and efficiency of employees or the citizens of the adjacent community. They formulate and recommend measures to prevent, eliminate, or control occupational health hazards. Th...ey promote occupational health programs that instruct and motivate managers and employees in the prevention as well as correction of potential health hazards.