Bonneville Power Administration Safety and Occupational Health Manager in Vancouver, Washington
Summary This position is located in the Corporate Safety (NFO) organization of Safety (NF), Chief Administrative Office (N), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The purpose of this position is to design, implement, and manage the BPA Human Organizational Performance (HOP) Program across all BPA business lines to impact all work processes. Responsibilities As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If you are selected for this position, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, or prior to onboarding, if hired after November 22, unless you request a legally required exception from this requirement. As part of onboarding, you will need to submit DOE's Certification of COVID-19 Vaccination for Prospective Federal Employees attesting to truthfulness that you are fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021, or prior to onboarding, if hired after November 22, 2021. Once onboard, you will then be required to provide proof of vaccination in DOE's MyEnergy system and certify the documentation you provide is true and correct under penalty of perjury. Providing a knowing and willful false statement on either DOE's COVID-19 Vaccination Form prior to starting or when providing proof of vaccination in DOE's MyEnergy system once onboard is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001) and will result in termination from Federal service. As a Safety and Occupational Health Manager, you will: Provide expert level Human Organizational Performance (HOP) leadership, direction, and support in advancing the strategic goals of BPA. Establish the structure under which HOP will be considered and integrated into all BPA work flows in order to reduce human error and improve individual and organizational performance. Lead the administration, planning, coordinating, maintaining, and updating of BPA's Human Organizational Performance Improvement process. Provide necessary project management and support for all human organizational performance activities and ensures compliance with all regulatory and BPA standards and guidelines related to human organizational performance. Establish a systems-based approach to assess mishaps, incidents, and near-hits incorporating human and organizational performance to identify root cause factors associated with an event. Develop and maintain policy-making standards and regulatory guidance. Develop, implement and advance organizational safety strategic initiatives. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position is defined as: 1) Experience establishing a systems-based approach to assess mishaps, incidents, and near-hits incorporating human and organizational performance to identify root cause factors associated with an event; 2) Provide coaching to management, leadership and employees on the effective use of incident assessment tools; and 3) Develop and deliver training across agency business lines on error reduction tools and implementation of human organizational performance improvement strategies. "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Education There are no specific education requirements or substitution of education for experience for this position. Additional Information The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across DOE. For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: www.telework.gov EEO Policy: http://www.usajobs.gov/eeo Reasonable Accommodation Policy: http://www.usajobs.gov/raps Veterans Information: http://www.usajobs.gov/vi Telework: www.telework.gov Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/ Hiring incentives MAY be authorized for a highly qualified candidate based on budget availability and in accordance with federal regulations. BPA strives to ensure a safe, positive, inclusive work environment, supported by Leadership Behaviors. For more information on Leadership Behaviors visit: www.bpa.gov/goto/LeadershipBehaviors We also understand the importance of work/life balance and offer a variety of programs and policies designed to create more flexible, responsive work environments supportive of commitments to community, home and family members. BPA also supports employees' overall wellness through its Be Well program, which helps employees adopt healthier lifestyles and feel better about their work/life balance. The program supports five key areas of life: career, community, financial, physical and social.