Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
Performs various duties to assess work practices and environmental conditions for hazards to the health and safety of workers at Blue Grass Army Depot and tenant activities. Generally, work is auxiliary to the supervising industrial hygienist. Duties include conducting studies, analyzing findings, and preparing various reports. Environmental conditions involve a variety of hazards, chemicals, noise, heat, actinic rays, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, and other environmental physical agents. Assigned work includes a variety of industrial shops, production areas, confined areas, and outdoor work sites and includes significant functions involved in heavy industrial sites.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
This position falls under the U.S. Army Medical Command.
This position is a test designated position under the DA Drug-Free FWP.
- Conducts surveys to identify and evaluate health hazards and potential health hazards.
- Surveys involve determining compliance with established threshold limit values (TLV), evaluating exposures, and advising on control measures and changes in work procedures or schedules to comply with the established health requirements and to provide information for evaluation purposes.
- Maintains written documentation and reports as required.
- Performs analysis using standard methods to determine nature and degree of toxic material present in a variety of materials, such as environmental samples, and industrial products.
- Determines measurements to be made and methods to be used, calibrates and adapts various kinds of equipment, such as standard spectrophotometers, air sampling trains, and a gas chromatographic apparatus.
- Performs intensified duties involving the hearing conservation program to include audiometric testing, noise surveillance requiring octave band analysis and impact noise measurement, supervisory training, program compliance investigations, noise reduction studies, and reports.
To Qualify applicants must possess one year specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-07. Specialized experience is defined as: (1) work hand and hand with other health prodessionals while conducting industrial hygiene surveys to assess work practices and environmental conditions for hazards to the health and safety of workers (2) conducting studies, analyzing findings, and preparing various reports (3) determining compliance with established threshold limit values, evaluating exposures, and advising on control measures and changes in work procedures or schedules to comply with the established health requirements to provide information for evaluation purposes. (4) provides formal and informal presentations in support of the Health Education Program within the Preventive Medicine Activity, provides health education information or reports material in the form of written publications; i.e., Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Command Letters, Bulletin notices and other pertinent printed matter.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
KNOWLEDGE AND COMPENTENSY IN INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE
Education Substitution: successful completion of one (1) year of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a subject field of industrial hygienist or related degree.
Combination of Education and Experience: To combine experience and education, compute the percentage of the requirement, the total is at least 100% (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate school by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts).
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
This position falls under the U.S. Army Medical Command.
This position is This is a test designated position under the DA Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the q uestionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating : Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment to include use of Telework and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.
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