Safety & Occupational Health Manager

Department of the Navy Silverdale, WA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

You will serve as a SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER in the Occupational Safety and Health Office, Code 801.6 of PSNS and IMF, Bangor, Washington.

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* Organizing and administering the various safety and occupational health programs within an Industrial area.

* Identifying, analyzing, and evaluating a variety of hazards for personnel; assessing complex safety program elements resulting from military requirements to perform naval industrial construction, repair,maintenance activities on submarines .

* Formulating and implementing local safety directives

* Conducting safety education and awareness

* Recommending hazard control techniques that will minimize or eliminate unsafe operations and conditions critically affecting a major program of fleet readiness

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0018 Safety and Occupational Health Management

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US Citizen.

* Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

* Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

* New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

* Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

* Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326

* You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal

* Work is performed in areas where potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present (e.g. fumes, dust, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals). You will be required to participate in medical surveillance programs.

* Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

* Position requires regular and recurring shipboard and shop inspections, involving considerable walking,bending, stooping, crawling, carrying of light items and climbing vertical ladders.

* Frequent site inspections will require personal protetive equipment (hard hats, ear plugs, and safety glasses).


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:Planning and coordinating a safety program that assesses the health hazards associated with industrial construction, repair, and maintenance activities; formulating and implementing local safety directives; conducting safety education and awareness; analyzing processes to identify and control hazardous environmental operational conditions; and experience leading or supervising others in hazard control techniques.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.