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Grade: 12

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Grade: All Grades

1 Choose the one statement that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position Answer to this question is required
  • I have successfully completed an Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Major study -- safety or occupational health fields (safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene), or degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study from among the following (or closely related) disciplines: safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology. Note: Transcripts required at time of application.
  • I have specialized experience related to safety and occupational health that provided me the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying specialized experience is listed in the qualification section of the vacancy.
  • I have Certification in a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Health Physicist (CHP), or similar certification that included successful completion of a written examination meets the requirements for GS-5. Applicants may also qualify for higher grade levels based on their education and/or experience. Note: Copy of Certificate is required.
  • I do not have the education or experience listed above.
2 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position. This specialized experience is defined as Specialized Experience is defined as 1) planning and implementing requirements of an occupational safety program for work activities and environments; 2) reviewing and providing guidance on occupational safety policies and guidelines; 3) and investigating accidents, incidents, and reports of unsafe/unhealthful conditions.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
3 Which of the following statements demonstrate your experience in identifying and correcting safety hazards? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct fire hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct electrical hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct tool or machinery hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct chemical/environmental hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct ventilation hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct noise hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct ergonomic hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct traffic or parking area hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct hazards related to heights.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct hazards related to confined spaces.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct hazards related to compressed gases (oxygen, acetylene, propane, etc.).
  • I have not done any of the above tasks.
4 Which of the following statements best represents your experience in maintaining all mandated safety programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have responsible for the development of a comprehensive safety and occupational health program for a company or organization with one worksite.
  • I have developed and managed a comprehensive safety and occupational health program for a company or multiple worksites .
  • I have implemented a worker safety and health program or training program as a team member.
  • I do not have experience listed above.
5 Which of the following safety program elements have you have been responsible for preparing, performing, or overseeing as a routine and recurring part of your job? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Regular worksite inspections.
  • Job hazard analysis.
  • Preparing accident/incident reports.
  • OSHA recordkeeping determinations, log, and reporting.
  • Preparation or significant updates of disaster plans
  • Acquiring and maintaining Safety Data Sheets
  • Tracking mandatory safety training
  • Medical monitoring and surveillance
  • Monitoring exposure to radiation or hazardous chemicals.
  • Hazardous waste management.
  • Issuing hot work permits.
  • Generator training.
  • Fall arrest/fall protection training and equipment.
  • Lock-out/tag-out procedures.
  • Personal protective equipment.
  • Confined space entry procedures.
  • Maintaining logs/records of safety deficiencies and corrective actions.
  • Organizing and convening a safety committee for an organization or facility.
  • Communicating safety policy and standards to staff or tenants.
  • Chemical hazard communication.
  • Fire extinguisher maintenance.
  • Asbestos abatement.
  • Lead abatement.
  • None of the above.
6

Which of the following statements demonstrate your experience in identifying and correcting safety hazards as a routine and recurring part of your job? (Check all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct fire hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct electrical hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct tool or machinery hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct chemical/environmental hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct ventilation hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct noise hazards.
  • I have identified and made recommendations to correct ergonomic hazards.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
7 Which of the following statements reflect your experience related to the transportation of hazardous materials? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have trained others in Hazardous Materials Transportation procedures.
  • I have developed HazMat transportation security plans for an organization.
  • I have performed audits and inspections of facilities that treat, store and/or transport hazardous materials.
  • I have performed hazardous materials classification and packaging in accordance with regulations.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
8

Which of the following statements reflect your experience applying standard safe practices, procedures, and equipment guides to laboratory and shop environments to aid in promoting the adoption of safe working patterns? (Select one)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
9

Which of the following statements reflect your experience developing and revising safety and occupational health guidelines and procedures for the organization or company? (Select one)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
10

Which of the following best describes experience evaluating compliance with safety and occupational health criteria applicable to floor loading, elevators, illumination, ventilation, lab hood, fire protection equipment and electrical utilities? (Select one)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
11

Which of the following best describes experience providing occupational safety and health oversight for construction/renovation projects to ensure minimal impact on building occupants and to ensure contractor compliance with applicable safety and health standards? (Select one)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
12 Which of the following statements reflect your experience providing training in occupational safety and health program?  (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have led and coordinated efforts to develop, implement and manage comprehensive safety and health training and outreach programs using a variety of delivery systems.
  • I have participated as a member of a team working on the development of standardized training and education materials such as course syllabi, course outlines, detailed lesson plans, and quizzes, in support of an occupational safety and health program.
  • I have led the development of standardized training and education materials such as course syllabi, course outlines, detailed lesson plans, and quizzes, in support of an occupational safety and health program.
  • I have evaluated and proposed modifications to instructional materials, tests, training aids, other learning devices, and instruction methods.
  • I have coordinated the logistics of various training activities.
  • I have developed video scripts for safety and health training.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
13

Which of the following statement reflect your experience preparing comprehensive reports, memorandums and documenting inspections and their respective corrective actions? (Select one) 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.