Job Information

Headquarters, AMC Safety and Occupational Health Manager in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama


About the Position: This position provides expert knowledge of Explosive Safety principals, national safety and occupational health laws and policies, Department of Defense and Army regulations and publications, and laws and regulations governing contracting and procurement sufficient to develop new technical and policy guidance where existing guidance is either unavailable or not applicable.


Command explosives safety expert develops and implements policy for a national industrial complex of Government-owned, contractor or Government-operated facilities (GOCO, GOGO), and a world-wide industrial complex owned/operated by private firms.

Oversees the Army Materiel Command (AMC) Explosives Safety program to include conducting inspections, audits, investigations and assistance visits as the technical expert for the command.

Ensures compliance with Army and Department of Defense (DOD) policy regarding explosives safety.

Establishes and maintains working contact with explosives safety peer group and committees in other commands and services for knowledge sharing and policy development for the prevention of ammunition and explosives mishaps.

Reviews requests for acceptance of risk deviation to deviate from safety regulations and provides recommendations for the commander on acceptability.

Serves as command explosives safety representative to government and private sector entities.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesDefense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473People with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes planning, managing, and administering an explosives safety program; developing and recommending explosives safety and occupational health policy; conducting compliance inspections and surveys; briefing senior leadership on safety on inspection results and trend analyses, and providing explosives safety program and technical advice, guidance, and assistance to safety and operational personnel. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Compliance InspectionContract ManagementHazardous MaterialsOral CommunicationPolicy DevelopmentPublic Safety and Security Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-13).


Additional Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 12 - Safety position. This position is within the CP-12 Safety and Occupational Health career field and the selected candidate must already have or be able to achieve a CP-12 level one certificate within 12 months of entry on duty. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.