Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 11:11:04 -0500
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Subject: USDA Job Opening: Safety and Occupational Health Manager

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Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
Job Announcement Number:

Safety and Occupational Health Manager
Salary Range: 51,972.00 - 80,975.00 USD per year	
Open Period: Monday, January 16, 2006 to Monday, February 13, 2006
Series & Grade: GS-0018-11/12	
Position Information: Full-Time  Permanent

Duty Locations: 1 vacancy - Peoria, IL
Who May Be Considered:
Applications will be accepted from US Citizens, from current and  
former competitive service Federal employees, and people eligible  
under special hiring authorities.

Job Summary:	
Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every  
Day, From Field to Table

You must include a statement in your application that you are a U.S.  
Seeking a permanent, full-time Safety and Occupational Health Manager  
with responsibilities for safety management, occupational health  
management, industrial hygiene, and environmental management.

Major Duties:
The incumbent serves as the Safety and Occupational Health Manager  
for the Midwest Area and is responsible for performing the following:

	Plans, organizes, and administers a comprehensive safety,  
occupational health, industrial hygiene, and environmental management  
	Serves as the Area's technical advisor in the interpretation of  
pertinent legislation, regulations, and standards related to safety,  
occupational health, industrial hygiene, and environmental management  
	Coordinates and provides technical oversight to ensure the  
implementation of the ARS Safety, Health, and Environmental  
Management Program for all employees, cooperators, and visitors.
	Recommends goals, objectives, and resource requirements for  
reducing or eliminating accidents, injuries, illnesses, and damage to  
the environment.
	Participates with managers/supervisors in identifying and arranging  
for appropriate safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, and  
environmental education/training programs and orientation of new  
employees; and conducts training as time and priorities permit.
	Conducts and oversees the performance of periodic inspections,  
including environmental audits of all workplaces and follows-up to  
ensure that abatement programs are put in place on an annual basis or  
as resources permit.

Your education and experience will be evaluated against all  
qualification requirements (basic and any additional requirements)  
listed below.
Basic Requirements:
GS-11:  1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade  
level OR a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of  
progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
GS-12:  1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11  
grade level.
If qualifying all or in part based on your education, please submit a  
copy of your college transcripts OR a list of college courses with  
credit hours, dates completed, and grades received.  If the requested  
information is not provided, your education may not be appropriately  
evaluated and you may lose consideration for this position.  If your  
qualifications are  based in any part on education and you are  
selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy  
of your academic transcripts prior to entering on duty.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used  
to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign  
education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational  
institution in the United States.  It is your responsibility to  
provide such evidence when applying.   Please visit the Office of  
Personnel Management's web site at 
SEC-II/s2-e4.htm#e4a for additional information on this topic.

How To Apply:
Applications may be mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to the appropriate  
address and/or facsimile number, but they must be postmarked by 11:59  
p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date.

Contact Information:
Margy Trout
Phone: 301-504-1580
Fax: 301-504-1535
TDD: 202-855-1234
Internet: SCIRECRUIT**At_Symbol_Here**ARS.USDA.GOV

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