The enrollee will provide assistance to the Risk Management Officer regarding the occupational health and safety program for the United States Park Police.
- The enrollee will serve in a staff position and assist the Office of Risk Management in administering the Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness programs for four geographically-separated field operations. Work is generally performed in both office and field settings. Occasionally, some exposure to hazardous conditions is required in evaluating specific problems that may include hazardous chemicals, explosives, aviation-related operations, moving machine parts, severe weather, and difficult terrain. Protective clothing and equipment may be required. 50%
- Conducts program evaluations and inspects project facilities for safety and health; identifies deficiencies and initiates corrective actions. Keeps leadership abreast of current decisions and information relating to investigations, OWCP and Federal Tort Claim Act cases. Submits investigations and other reports as appropriate. 20%
- Conducts field investigations and determines causal factors contributing to accidents/incidents and hazardous working conditions. Provides leading and lagging indicator statistical data. 10%
- Assists in developing, preparing and reviewing training plans and aids. Conducts accident prevention promotional campaigns to assist employees with risk assessment. Conducts supervisory and employee safety committee meetings. 10%
- Conducts program management and hazard analysis reports, identifies adverse trends and deficiencies. Assists supervisors in implementing the principles of the safety management system and risk management. Assists in implementing risk management initiatives that lead to cultural changes and continuous improvements. 10%
Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) or Environmental Management OR BA/BS Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or Environmental Management. Possess comprehensive knowledge of Part 1910 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, ANSI, EPA, NFPA, and other applicable safety and health standards/manuals and policies. OR Previously completed training in Occupational Safety and Health or Environmental Management
- Previous experience in an Occupational Safety and Health or Environmental Management. Experience in preparing OSH reports and generating trend statistics. Ability to identify occupational hazards and recommend abatement actions for adverse trends. Ability to summarize and simplify technical OSH information into presentations for individuals with minimal experience with the topic/subject for review by the BOD Commander.
- Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Power Point
- Adobe Acrobat
- Required Safety Gear: The use of personal protective equipment (hard hat, steel-toed boots, gloves, and eye goggles) is applicable and will be provided when exposure to hazardous occupational environments is required.
- Safety Gear Use: Occasionally, some exposure to hazardous conditions is required in evaluating specific problems that may include hazardous chemicals, explosives, aviation-related operations, moving machine parts, severe weather, and difficult terrain.
- Physical requirements: The performance of inspections and investigations of accidents/incidents requires frequent physical exertion and a moderate level of fitness and agility for such activities as frequent walking, climbing, rocky terrains, crouching, and stooping, etc.