U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
September 13, 2018
$56,233 to $88,450 per year
Full Time - Experienced
This position is located in the United States Department of Labor (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG). DSG is responsible for developing workplace safety standards, regulations, and guidance documents as well as standards to protect employees from exposure to toxic and carcinogenic substances, harmful physical agents, biological hazards and other health hazards; for determining and assigning priorities for standards research and development; for promulgating regulations to implement standards; and for all work related to the technical content of standards.
The position is responsible for activities related to the Safe + Sound Campaign and Safe + Sound Week educational campaigns. The Campaigns involve regular communication and coordination with more than 200 of OSHA’s partner organizations as well as outreach to the nation’s employers and workforce. These activities include, but are not limited to, administration of campaigns, and design, development, and review of health education and training materials delivered through a variety of formats.
As a Public Health Educator, you will be responsible for performing the following major duties:
Develops content (e.g., fact sheets, program briefings, program summaries, FAQs, Web pages, webinars, social media) for review by senior staff.
Supports the development and presentation of print, electronic, and audiovisual materials for technical and lay audiences, scientific journals, and internet and other mass media outlets.
Prepares reports or briefs for review by management or stakeholder partners.
Analyzes occupational health and safety problems.
Develops measurable objectives, in consultation with program specialists and scientists.
Degree: health education, health management, education, sociology, community development, social work, or educational psychology.
Evaluation of Education and Experience: For positions with the Public Health Service at GS-9 and above, at least 1 academic year of the total amount of graduate study required must have been in a school of public health accredited by the American Public Health Association. Professional experience must have been in the field of public health education, community organization, or social work. Combinations of such graduate level education and professional experience are also acceptable.
GS-09: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-07, in the Federal Service. GS-11: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-09, in the Federal Service.
Specialized experience for all positions in this series may have been gained working with State and local health departments, with national and local voluntary agencies, organizing community groups to study health problems and methods of disease prevention, coordinating mass health programs, and evaluating and improving health education programs.
College Transcript and Evaluation of Foreign Education - The Department of Labor does not recognize academic degrees from unauthorized secondary schools or post-secondary institutions that are not accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education. Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service. If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position. Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.