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Air National Guard Units SAFETY & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER (Title 32) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota


This National Guard position is for a SAFETY & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, Position Description Number NGD2203000 and is part of 114 FTR WG . This is a Title 32, Dual Status, position. AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

-All members of the South Dakota Air National Guard


As a SAFETY & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, GS-0018-12, you will: This position is located in an Air National Guard Wing, Safety Office. The purpose of this position, at the GS-12 level, the Safety and Occupational Health Manger has overall responsibility for a fully developed safety program and advises key managerial and executive personnel on courses of action that will achieve mission goals with a minimum risk of injury to personnel and damage to property. At this level, the work is to assess the effectiveness of specific programs, projects, or functions and often involves the development of weapons and explosives safety criteria and procedures for major agency activities. Work products impact on a wide range of agency safety program.


Conditions of Employment


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. 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. MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected individual must be assigned to a compatible military position in the following AFSC upon date of hire: 1S0XX, 2W0X1, 2W1X1. Aptitude scores can be checked on the vMPF or at the Customer Service in the Force Support Squadron and physical profile in the medical squadron. Military grade inversion within the full-time work force is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of personnel supervised. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All GS-0018 series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level AND must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Performed industrial construction standards, methods, practices, techniques, materials, equipment, and utility systems sufficient to determine compliance with building safety standards and devise hazard control measures applicable to airport ground facilities and supporting industrial shops. Knowledge of psychological and physiological factors sufficient to develop a ground aviation safety education activity for supervisors and employees, to motivate maintenance personnel to apply safe working practices and to persuade supervisors to accept changes or modifications where required to achieve a safe working environment. Performed safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures and standards applicable to a full range of complex safety and occupational health management responsibilities at a military aviation installation and requiring the planning, organizing, directing, operating and evaluation of a safety and occupational health program related to ground aviation, industrial and marine operations. Performed aviation maintenance work processes and support equipment, airport ground operations, facilities and runway maintenance techniques, and industrial work processes. Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) and how they relate to work experience, education or training. Knowledge of safety, occupational health and industrial hygiene concepts, principles, and practices. Skill to evaluate the effectiveness of measures recommended/taken to reduce or eliminate hazardous working conditions. Knowledge of testing equipment and sampling techniques used in the occupational health and industrial hygiene field. Skill to advise staff level personnel of actions required and impact on operations.


Additional Information

BENEFITS: The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees which may include Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Annual Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program. For additional information about current federal benefits visit web site Equal Employment: The South Dakota National Guard is an equal opportunity employer and cannot discriminate against an employee or applicant with respect to the terms, conditions or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (includes gender or sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability (including pregnancy), marital status or political affiliation. Applicants or employees may contact the South Dakota National Guard Equal Employment Office at 605-737-6635 if they believe they have been the victim of unlawful discrimination. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( 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.