• JOB TITLE : Occupational Safety & Health Specialist
  • Job Type: Standard
  • Education Required: Bachelor’s or Equivalent Exp.
  • SALARY: $83,700 – $209,000 per year
  • LOCATION: DC-Washington

Job Description

The Incumbent assists in the development and implementation of the Board’s occupational safety and health programs. Conducts inspections and hazard assessments, develops and conducts training, recommends hazard controls, investigates accidents, performs required recordkeeping and develops written reports.

Job Requirements

Requires excellent analytical ability and verbal and written communication skills typically acquired by completion of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience plus two years in a safety related capacity requiring adherence to OSHA rules and regulations, investigation of accidents and injuries and the development and presentation of training and orientations related to safety and accident/injury prevention. Incumbent must have a good knowledge and understanding of OSHA regulations and demonstrated ability to assess workplace hazards, safety, ergonomics, fire and environmental issues. Must have ability and knowledge to write safety policies, standards, SOPs and other directives for general safety issues. Experience in providing training and or presentations on various aspects of workplace safety and occupational health and in conducting safety and occupational safety and health inspections. Skill in the use of personal computers, windows-based operating environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of Board staff and outside agencies. A demonstrable commitment to a strong customer service philosophy. Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is desirable. Working knowledge of the National Incident Management (NMIS) and Incident Command System (ICS) is desirable.

FR 25 – Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, safety, environmental health or the biological sciences or equivalent educational and work experience with four years of responsible work experience in the field. Requires excellent analytical ability and verbal and written communication skills. Incumbent must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of OSHA regulations and demonstrated ability to assess workplace hazards for industrial hygiene, safety, fire and environmental issues. Ability to develop and present educational/training programs and/or workshops. Proficiency in the use of personal computers, windows-based operating environment.

FR-26 Requires knowledge of previous grade with five years of progressively responsible work experience in the field. Requires excellent analytical ability and verbal and written communication skills. Incumbent must have advanced knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of OSHA and specialized experience in assessing workplace hazards for industrial hygiene, safety, fire and environmental issues. Requires experience in providing substantial technical support to environmental and emergency management functions. Must have experience writing occupational safety and health program.

FR-27 – is the Sr. position and requires a bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, safety, environmental health or the biological sciences or equivalent educational and work experience plus six years of progressively responsible work experience in the field. Requires strong analytical ability and verbal and written communication skills. Requires significant training and expertise in OSHA rules, regulations, policies, and procedures and industrial hygiene. Incumbent is a recognized expert in OSHA regulations and has extensive knowledge and demonstrated ability to assess workplace hazards for industrial hygiene, safety, fire and environmental issues. Must have extensive knowledge and experience in writing occupational safety and health program documents outlining policy direction, roles, and responsibilities within organizational settings. Requires significant understanding of environmental and emergency management issues. Requires expertise in evaluating safety programs and providing training to all levels of staff on OSHA safety programs

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

· Written communication skills.

· Experience in a safety related capacity requiring adherence to OSHA rules and regulations.

· Experience investigating accidents and injuries and the development and presentation of training and orientations related to safety and accident/injury prevention.

· Knowledge and understanding of OSHA regulations and demonstrated ability to assess workplace hazards.

· Knowledge to write safety policies, standards, SOPs and other directives for general safety issues.

· Experience in providing training and or presentations on various aspects of workplace safety and occupational health and in conducting safety and occupational safety and health inspections.

Physical demands/work environment

This work requires standing, walking, crawling, stooping, and also involves climbing ladders, scaffolds, and stairs in conditioned and unconditioned spaces. On-site presence in Washington, DC is required to successfully accomplish duties. May be exposed to various types of outside environments including inclement weather. Work could require lifting, carrying, and pulling heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Typical job site personal protective equipment will be provided by the Board and must be worn on the site. In the event of a national emergency or readiness posture change, and with little or no-notice and short response time, relocation to alternate and devolution facilities for at least 30 days is a possibility.


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