Naval Facilities Engineering Command INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST in Bangor, Washington
Summary You will serve as an INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST in the Public Works Department of of NAVFAC NORTHWEST. Responsibilities You will initiate recommendations and/or changes in industrial hygiene administrative policies and develops manuals and directives covering administrative aspects of the industrial hygiene program. You will present, conduct, or direct comprehensive plans or studies and develops strategies for the internal and external integration of day-to- day projects, actions, and activities in relation to industrial hygiene concerns for assigned programs You will present, conduct, or direct comprehensive plans or studies and develops strategies for the internal and external integration of day-to- day projects, actions, and activities in relation to industrial hygiene concerns for assigned programs You will plan, direct, evaluate, coordinate, and implement comprehensive Industrial Hygiene programs required for administering contracts and delivering NAVFAC Northwest product and services. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor for this series is you must have a certification as an Industrial Hygienist. Do you meet this selective placement factor? Note: If you reply "yes" you must provide a copy of your registration with your application. In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of Specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Reviewing and editing the efficacy of contract language involving abatement/remediation actions associated with facilities construction;2) Advising management on regulations and policies specific to chemical, physical and biological hazards; and3) Developing abatement plans and estimates regarding chemical, physical and biological hazards. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/industrial-hygiene-series-0690/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. Education Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess A Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science that was accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time my degree was obtained. (Note - Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable). OR A Bachelor's degree in a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science 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. The degree was accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time my degree was obtained. (Note - Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable). OR A Certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). Additional Information This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position. Physical Demands: Works requires regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending crawling and climbing. Work Environment: During field work, the employee is subject to all the risks and discomforts associated with industrial and construction activities of the agency. The work involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precaution) e.g. working around moving parts, construction equipment, machinery, high noise levels, or hazardous/toxic materials). This exposure based on exposure assessment may require the use of protective clothing and equipment including respirators, gowns, boots, googles, gloves, hardhats and ear protections.