As a INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE TECHNICIAN, GS-0640-6/7/8, duties include:
-Ensures statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Air Force Occupational Safety and health (AFOSH) directives in the ANG area of assignment.Serves as a technical advisor to Wing leadership on all issues pertaining to above directives.Serves as an advisor concerning OSHA, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and US Air Force on installation health matters, such as health hazard identification, evaluation and abatement;workplace surveillance;medical-legal documentation;asbestos abatement;lead based paint;ionizing and non-ionizing radiation;Thermo Luminescent Dosimetry (TLD);air emissions;drinking water;wastewater discharges;hazardous wastes;Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) activities;pesticide use;environmental noise;environmental assessment;environmental sampling;and other environmental monitoring.Serves as an installation advisor regarding Nuclear Biological and Chemical readiness issues.
-Researches industrial operations and develops, implements, and executes surveillance strategies, inspections and evaluations of operational facilities, and various activities to detect and eliminate health hazards.Writes industrial facility case files on installation industrial shops in accordance with Air Force Instruction (AFI) 48-145, Occupational Health Program.Designs appropriate methods and techniques of surveys.Performs no-notice, spot, and special inspections of operational facilities and worksites base wide when statistical analyses and conditions dictate need, when new equipment is to be installed, and/or when hazardous conditions exist.Identifies potential physical, biological, and chemical health hazards in the workplace;evaluates exposure to workers and prescribes corrective measures, which may include changing work processes/procedures, adding/modifying engineering systems, making chemical substitutions, or using personal protective equipment.As necessary, invokes authority to cease any operation due to potentially life threatening conditions.In the case of serious or acute conditions, chronic illnesses, etc., performs follow-up interviews and provides guidance to the affected or involved employee(s), physician(s), hospital/clinic(s), and supervisor(s) to prevent future similar situations.
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
Qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:
1. Fully qualified Area 1 applicants
2. Fully qualified Area 2 applicants
3. Fully qualified Area 3 applicants
- INDIVIDUAL SELECTED AS A GS-06 TRAINEE MAY BE PROMOTED TO GS-07 UPON COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) 3 MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE APPOINTED IN THE POSITION; (2) COMPLETION OF AN INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP); AND (3) COMPLETION OF A CLASSIFICATION REVIEW.
- INDIVIDUAL SELECTED AS A GS-07 TRAINEE MAY BE PROMOTED TO GS-08 UPON COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) 6 MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE APPOINTED IN THE POSITION; (2) COMPLETION OF AN INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP); AND (3) COMPLETION OF A CLASSIFICATION REVIEW.
INDIVIDUAL MAY BE PROMOTED WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION WHEN QUALIFIED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE SELECTING OFFICIAL; HOWEVER PROMOTION IS NOT GUARANTEED. APPLICANTS MUST INDICATE ON THEIR APPLICATION THE LOWEST GRADE FOR WHICH THEY WISH TO BE CONSIDERED.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
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2. Other supporting documents (optional)
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.