Safety Compliance Specialist

Job Series Number: 0018

BOP Safety Compliance Specialist
Safety Compliance Specialists (sometimes advertised as "Safety Compliance Trainees") direct and administer the application of safety and occupational health laws, standards, and regulations at correctional institutions.

Pay Levels GS-05, GS-07

Basic Requirements

One of the following:
  • 4-year degree from an accredited college or university with major study in safety or occupational health fields such as Safety, Occupational Health, and Industrial Hygiene.
  • A degree in a related field that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study among the following disciplines:
    • Safety
    • Occupational health
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Occupational Medicine
    • Toxicology
    • Public Health
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Biological Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Industrial Psychology
  • Experience in scientific or technical work that provided an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the safety and occupational health field.
  • Certification that included successful completion of a written examination such as:
    • Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
    • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
    • Certified Health Physicist (CHP)

For consideration at the GS-07 level

1 year of specialized full-time experience related to safety and occupational health that provides the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

For consideration at the GS-09 level

2 years of specialized experience related to safety and occupational health that provides the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

We are hiring for this position at many locations across the country.

Normally when a vacancy is announced, it's for a job opening at a specific location. However, because this position is in high demand it's considered an "open-continuous" announcement. That means you get to choose your top two facilities that you want to work at. Here's how it works:

  • Apply for this position using the usajobs.gov website as you would do with any other federal job.
  • Select any two locations that you want to work at.
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  • After your application is accepted, you will be added to a standing register of qualified candidates.
  • When a position becomes available at one of the facilities that you selected, you will be considered for that position, and if you are selected we will contact you with an offer.

It's that simple!

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We offer:

  • A supportive, safe, and secure environment with opportunity for growth and advancement.
  • A competitive federal government salary and benefits, including health care and retirement.
  • Potential for recruitment incentives.
  • Flexible work options.

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