Safety and Occupational Health Specialist Job in Fort Polk, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Fort Polk, United States
- Provide technical and tactical safety assistance to the director in the development, organization, and execution of the safety program at general staff level in support of the Joint Readiness Training Center through written and oral presentations
- Provide installation level technical advice to the commanding general regarding adherence to OSHA compliance requirements. Conducts in excess of 600 facility inspections annually across 242,000 acres of training land
- Assist all Army components on Fort Polk with expert safety guidance on technical and tactical operations in support of safety programs. Prepare unit safety officers for inspections through detailed training
- Provide safety oversight to rotational training units during Reception Staging Onward movement and Integration, force-on-force, and redeployment for up to 8000 personnel and 1400 vehicles to provide safety guidance at the Pre-deployment Site Survey
- Provides daily tactical brigade level safety analysis and assessments to the commanding general, the Division Exercise Director, and the Commander of Operations Group
- Operate non-tactical vehicle in excess of 100,000 miles annually. Areas of operation include state and federal highways in Louisiana and Texas and in all types of terrain during periods of darkness and inclement weather
- Serve as the installation lead instructor for all-terrain and off-road recreation vehicle safety training. Conduct in excess of twenty ATV/ORV safety courses annually
- Serve as the government purchase card holder with a $10k monthly limit. Responsible for forecasting requirements, executing purchases, maintaining records, and ensuring compliance with governing regulations and policies
Travel Required:Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
- Occupational Health And Safety Specialists
- Occupational Health Specialists
- Occupational Safety Specialists
- Specialists, Occupational Health
- Specialists, Occupational Safety
Requirements:Conditions of Employment:
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- This position requires a Secret security clearance.
- This position requires business travel/TDY up to 10% of the time.
- This position requires a pre-employment physical.
- This position requires possession of or completion of Career Program (CP) 12 Level I Professional Certification program within 12 months of appointment.
- The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state driver’s License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
- This position requires the incumbent to work on an intermittent or unscheduled, on-call basis and working weekends and holidays.
- This position requires carrying equipment (during deployments and major exercises) weighing 50 to 100 pounds for long distances, sometimes over rough terrain.
Qualifications:Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes work that involves (1) conducting rail head operations for the upload and download of tactical vehicles; (2) convoying operations of tactical vehicles in rough terrain; (3) establishing fuel points in tactical assembly areas, recognizing hazards with potential to cause catastrophic mishaps in field environments and accident investigation of tactical vehicle accidents. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
You will be evaluated on the basis of you