Location (1 vacancy): Durham, NC
Relocation expenses reimbursed: No
Telework eligible: Yes, as determined by agency policy
The Health and Safety Branch (HSB) provides expertise and support to the NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the areas of biological, chemical, physical and radiation safety, engineering, industrial hygiene and toxicology, personal protective equipment, workman’s compensation, environmental protection, fire protection, emergency response and hazardous waste management.
- Manage an industrial hygiene program for an organization.
- Develop and implement methods to eliminate or control hazardous and environmental conditions in the workplace.
- Develop new analytical procedures for identifying and assessing biomedical research laboratory and facility operations health and safety hazards.
- Analyze and interpret regulations and policies to determine their applicability to an organization?s programs, including laboratory research.
- Provide technical advice and guidance to program staff on industrial hygiene and laboratory and facility safety programs and issues.
- Plan and conduct studies and surveys analyzing industrial hygiene and safety issues involved in industrial and laboratory processes.
Travel Required: Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status: Yes
Promotion Potential: 13
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
- Employment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation, verification of qualifications, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, and any other job-related requirement before or after appointment.
- Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- Enter job specific requirements-i.e., drug testing, PhD, licensure, etc.
- Position requires Education
- Physical Requirements: (see Additional Information section)
You qualify at the GS-13 level, if you meet one of the following qualification requirements:A. Completion of a bachelor’s (or graduate/higher level) degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science. ORB. Completion of 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. ORC. I have a Certification from the American board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).In addition:You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks:planning and administering an industrial hygiene program for an organization including analyzing and interpreting regulations and policies to determine their applicability to an organization’s programs; developing and implementing methods to eliminate or control hazardous and environmental conditions in a work environment; providing training and technical advice to program staff on occupational health and safety programs and issues; evaluating proposed new work processes or materials to assure incorporation of adequate measures for prevention of occupational disease hazards; and preparing technical reports based on toxicological data.Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10693556
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.
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.
- This position is designated as a “non-emergency/teleworker” position and the selected candidate will be considered a “non-emergency/teleworker” employee.
- A one-year supervisory trial/probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.
- PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should apply online to this announcement to receive consideration.
- At the supervisor’s discretion, this position may offer work schedule flexibilities: [telework, remote work, compressed schedules, flexible schedules].
- You may work in hazardous environments or handle hazardous substances.
- The selectee must be able to work outdoors under all weather conditions.
- The selectee must be able to bend, stoop, walk, stand, and climb, and work in cramped positions with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- We may make additional selections for similar positions within the commuting area(s) of the locations listed through this vacancy announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s).
- Visit our Applicant FAQs page for helpful information on the application process.
- The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.
- The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Ensure you support your self-ratings by the information you provide in your application. We may verify or assess your qualifications at any time. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts may be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer. To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements.
Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance: Other
Drug test required: No
Position sensitivity and risk: Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process: Suitability/Fitness
RESUME:Your resume must thoroughly describe how your skills and experiences align to the criteria defined in the “Qualifications” section of this announcement and it must support your responses to the assessment questionnaire. We cannot assume you have performed the necessary experience required for this position regardless of your employment history or academic career. To ensure all of the essential information is in your resume, we encourage you to use the USAJOBS online Resume Builder. If you choose to use your own resume, you must ensure it contains all of the required information and you organize it so we can associate the following information for each experience/position:
- Job title
- Name of employer
- Beginning and ending dates of employment (month/day/year format)
- Hours worked per week. We will assume full-time unless otherwise stated. We will prorate part-time employment in crediting experience.
- Detailed description of job duties, accomplishments, related skills, and responsibilities to include any supervisory/managerial responsibilities and number of staff supervised (if applicable)
- Series and grade or equivalent (if a federal position)
If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying on the basis of education, you need to list your education history including the type of degree and your major of study. If the position requires a certain number of credit hours, you are strongly encouraged to list the relevant courses in your resume. Do not include a photograph or video of yourself, or any sensitive information (age, date of birth, marital status, protected health information, religious affiliation, social security number, etc.) on your resume or cover letter. We will not access web pages linked on your resume or cover letter to determine your qualifications.For resume writing guidance, please visit the following resources: NIH Jobs website, USAJOBS Resource Center, and the USAJOBS Resume Writing Video Tutorial.ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE:You must submit a completed assessment questionnaire.ELIGIBILITY DOCUMENTATION:To be considered eligible, you must submit the following documentation, if applicable to you AND respond accordingly to the associated question on the online questionnaire. If you do not provide the required information, we will assume you are not eligible or you do not wish to be considered for any preference or eligibility.
- SF-50 – A copy of your most recent competitive career or career conditional SF-50 that shows the effective date of your latest position and the full performance level. You may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from your human resources office or, if you are an HHS employee, from your eOPF. If you separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via the Federal Records Center, National Archives and Records Administration.
- Veteran Documentation for eligibility purposes only: (DD-214, VA Disability Letter, etc.). Reference Standard Form 15 (SF-15) for required documentation if you are a 10-point preference eligible. Submission of SF-15 is not required, unless you have derived preference (XP) as described in questions 7, 8, or 9 on the SF-15. In those cases, you must submit a completed SF-15 and the required documentation. For 5 point preference eligibles, you must submit your DD-214 (if separated) or any written documentation from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted with your application package.
- Schedule A (Disability Appointment): Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a medical professional’s letterhead and signed. Please note the Schedule A hiring authority neither guarantees employment, nor gives an individual preference in the hiring process.
- Documentation to support any other noncompetitive or OPM interchange agreement eligibility. Reference the Eligibility section of the questionnaire for required documents and information.
- Visit our sites on Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information and required documentation.
Please do not submit any other supplementary documentation that is not requested of you. To protect your personal information, we will only send your resume and cover letter to the selecting official or hiring manager.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please read and follow all instructions in this announcement, complete the online application, and submit the documentation specified in the “Required Documents” section. Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on 02/19/2020 to receive consideration.
- To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply.
- Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. See the “Required Documents” section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.
- Read all Eligibility questions and respond accordingly to any Eligibility you wish to claim. You will only be considered for those Eligibility questions (Status Applicant, Reinstatement, Schedule A, etc.) you respond in the affirmative to, regardless of what documentation you submit. We cannot assume you intended to respond differently to a question based on other information in your application package.
- Complete the assessment questionnaire. Applicants are asked all questions regardless of their consideration preferences. We will only consider you for the grades, series, locations, specialties, and other considerations that you self-identify as being qualified for or interested in. Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10693556
- Verify all required documentation is included in your application package, review your responses to the assessment questionnaire for accuracy, and then submit your application.
In addition to the required documents, we encourage you to submit a cover letter, copy of your transcripts, and any applicable certifications or licenses. Even though this information is not required at the time of application, we may request this information later.We cannot assume responsibility or grant extensions for personal issues (e.g., troubles navigating the application process, loss of internet, not understanding a question) when applying to our announcements. For technical difficulties, contact HR Systems Support between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday at firstname.lastname@example.org.If you need any other accommodation or assistance with applying, please contact Tracey Aiken at email@example.com. Requests for reasonable accommodations must be made before the announcement closing date.NIH’s EEO and Diversity and Inclusion Policy StatementVisit the NIH’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion site for information on NIH’s EEO program, Reasonable accommodation procedures, laws, policy statements, and the operation of the EEO complaint process.
EHS Manager – Kinston, NC
Posted: Feb 07, 2020
This is a supervisory role that is responsible for providing leadership for all aspects of industrial safety systems and environmental compliance. Duties include but are not limited to; coordinating all training to meet state and federal requirements maintaining all records providing safety analyses of new equipment and process changes assist in managing workers’ compensation claims track all injuries review and make recommendations for safety improvements coordinate safety and ergonomic inspections conduct new hire safety orientations support of training cell for new associates.
This position reports directly to the Director Environmental Safety and Health.
- Maintain understanding and knowledge of current federal and state regulations and company policies. Inform organization of changes and administer actions to maintain compliance.
- Manage facility air compliance program and submission of timely reporting to state agency.
- Perform Job Hazard Analysis system auditing and ergonomic task analysis.
- Coordinate and conduct injury review process to determine and correct root cause and execute counter measures to prevent reoccurrence.
- Prepare the Facility Environmental and Safety Plan each year review with the local management team and direct its implementation.
- Identify and drive projects which reduce the environmental impacts of the facility’s operations. This includes projects which reduce the volume or toxicity of wastes the cost of their disposal and/or the long/short term liability associated with offsite handling of those wastes.
- Lead and manage implementation of injury reduction efforts. Promote and drive “Zero Injury Culture” and “Zero Environmental Impacts” initiatives.
- Support the tracking reporting and interpretation of operational safety performance.
- Analyze new equipment and verify operator safety.
- Conduct safety and environmental training programs for all levels of operation.
- Provide leadership and drive plant safety committees.
- Lead operation to world class safety and environmental practices.
- Assist organization by participating in special taskforce assignments and special projects.
- Travel as business needs require which is expected to be minimal for the purpose of training site visits etc.
- Consistently demonstrate the 6 For Success: Be trustworthy commit to your team Listen to understand Serve your customer Prepare and plan and Deliver the result.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned at management’s discretion.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Software knowledge: Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel Word PowerPoint Outlook) databases etc.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and function in a team-oriented fast-paced matrix environment.
- Strong communication skills – listening verbal written and presentation.
- Flexibility to work day or evening shifts as necessary.
- Demonstrated ability to achieve results with efficiency and effectiveness.
- Dedicated and committed safety leadership and presence.
- Solid people skills with professional demeanor.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement policies procedures and practices desired.
- Functional and applicable knowledge of state and federal OSHA and EPA regulations.
- Certified in CPR and first aid.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical reasoning skills.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization.
Education & Experience
- A Bachelors-level degree in Occupational Health & Safety Safety Engineering or a related field or equivalent relevant experience is required.
- Advanced degree in related field preferred.
- Minimum 3-5 years of progressive EHS experience preferably cabinets/woodworking industry.
- LEAN Manufacturing experience preferred.
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Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist – Raleigh, NC
Posted: Jan 29, 2020
Company: The SEFA Group
Location: Raleigh-Durham, NC
Salary: $70,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year
Additional Compensation: Bonuses
Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off, Relocation assistance, Professional development assistance, Tuition reimbursement
Job Type Full-time
- Serve as the EHS point of contact NC STAR Operations (includes 3 Fly Ash Beneficiation Facilities located in Salisbury, Goldsboro and Moncure NC)
- Conduct facility EHS compliance inspections at NC STAR facilities, recommend corrective actions, and follow-up to assure corrective actions have been implemented.
- Coordinate environmental compliance inspections in accordance with NC STAR facility air permit NPDES Storm Water permit/SWPPP. Assist with CEMS data maintenance and reporting, stack testing events and Method 9 Observations.
- Develop productive relationships with managers and directors to help influence safe driving and worksite behaviors which minimize injuries and accidents, and coach employees and supervisors in the field on EHS compliance and motivate them to value EHS best practices every time.
- Maintains a working knowledge of basic OSHA and EPA and NC DEQ regulations.
- Make recommendations for policy and practice changes that will improve the EHS performance of all employees, and SEFA in general. Conduct accident/incident investigations to determine root cause, corrective measures and necessary follow-up to minimize recurrences and financial & property losses.
- Conduct accident/incident investigations to determine root cause, corrective measures and necessary follow-up to minimize recurrences and financial & property losses.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 4-7 years’ experience in an EHS role
- Position has a company vehicle so excellent driving record
- ASP Preferred
Additional Job Details – Work Location: Multiple locations
- Schedule: Monday to Friday, Weekends required, Holidays required, Day shift, Night shift, Overtime
Email application to firstname.lastname@example.org