at Air National Guard Units in Peoria, Illinois, United States

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Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1719P01 and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard. Responsibilities As a INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST (TITLE 32), GS-0690-11, you will plan, schedule, execute, manage, and administer the installation-wide Industrial Hygiene/Bioenvironmental Engineering Program (IH/BEE), which includes occupational health/industrial hygiene, radiation safety, and environmental monitoring to maintain and promote the health and well-being of military and technician personnel. Major Duties – This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Serve as the Base Radiation Safety Officer for Radio-Frequency radiation, ionizing radiation, and laser radiation. Evaluate the areas to determine hazards; develop and write guidance on local controls and procedures for personnel entry into confined spaces. Develop, implement, manage and institute the base ergonomic program, which includes worksite surveys to evaluate compliance with the most current practices and determine if there are work practices which could be cause cumulative trauma disorders. Review and provide input to the installation Environmental Engineer regarding federal and state environmental permit applications. As a member of the Environmental Differential Pay (EDP) Review Committee, evaluate proposed EDP situations for degree of health risk and functions as the technical expert on availability and soundness of protective equipment or clothing. Update and review base disaster/contingency/response plans. Manage and assess installation environmental sampling, analysis and monitoring requirements, and perform ambient, source and substance tests and monitoring. Serve as the installation point of contact and coordinator for Agency Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) activities, including assembling and maintaining an inventory of information sources and documents, providing information and expert advisory services relative to ATSDR health assessments/risks, and preparing related correspondence and reports. Develop, implement, and manage the Federal Hazard Communication Standard as mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Ensure statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable OSHA and Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) directives and regulations. Research industrial operations and develop, implement, and execute surveillance strategies, inspections and evaluations of operational facilities and various activities to detect and eliminate health hazards. Determine and assign Risk Assessment Code (RAC) to health hazards. Requirements Conditions of Employment IAW The Fair Chance Act, Agency employees may not request criminal history information at the point of initial application, upon receipt of an application, or prior to, during or after a job interview. If an Optional Form (OF) 306, Declaration of Employment is submitted prior to the point of a conditional offer, questions related to background information section may not be asked. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in the Illinois National Guard and in the military grade listed in the announcement. This is required prior to the effective date of placement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. Irregular and/or overtime (compensatory) hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies or may be required to work hours outside of the normal duty day. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration. This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved by the TAG. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. Recruitment and relocation incentives may be available for this position. PCS expenses may be authorized. Qualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of consideration for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.S. Code § 709), will be in the following manner and sequence: The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all excepted permanent and indefinite temporary technicians within the ILNG. The SECOND area of consideration will be all current Federal Employees. The THIRD area of consideration will be all Federal re-employment eligible. The FOURTH area of consideration will be applicants willing to become T32 Dual Status Technicians and gain ILNG membership. The FIFTH area of consideration will U.S. Citizens. Military Grades: Enlisted Only – Minimum rank of TSgt. Maximum rank of MSgt. BASIC REQUIREMENT: MUST meet one of the following requirements. The education must be accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable. You MUST provide OFFICIAL transcripts and/ or Certification from the ABIH with your application. 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. Possess 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. Possess certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-11 Level – MUST possess specialized experience which includes 12 months experience equivalent to at least a GS-09 that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position, to include but not limited to ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) directives and regulations; managing and assessing installation environmental sampling, analyzing and monitoring requirements, and performing ambient, source and substance tests and monitoring; serving as the Base Radiation Safety Officer for Radio-Frequency radiation, ionizing radiation, and laser radiation; and reviewing and providing input to the installation Environmental Engineer regarding federal and state environmental permit applications. 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). 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. Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, i.e. the general and specialized experience l

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Job Posting: JC261052662

Posted On: Jun 10, 2024

Updated On: Jul 13, 2024

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