Industrial Hygiene Consultant - Mid-Level (MD)

National Security Agency   Fort Meade, MD   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on August 5, 2022
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The National Security Agency (NSA) is seeking an early or mid-career professional to work in our Environmental, Safety and Health Solutions Division as an Industrial Hygiene Consultant. As such, the incumbent serves as an Agency expert on occupational health matters. The successful candidate will be joining a group of industrial hygienists who manages programs that are recognized as models in the Intelligence Community. The Industrial Hygienist will be responsible for anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, preventing, and controlling occupational health hazards and diseases; conducting health risk assessment, indoor air quality, ergonomics, asbestos, lead, radiation (ionizing and non-ionizing), respiratory protection, and noise surveys; collecting samples of dust, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis; investigating adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions that may affect employee health, comfort, or efficiency; conducting audits and inspections, managing Agency IH programs to raise awareness of potential health hazards and recommend preventive actions; conducting briefings on a variety of industrial hygiene programs and training using lectures, demonstrations, discussions, coaching, or on-the-job training; preparing written technical reports with recommendations for corrective actions; and coordinating with managers, medical, safety, fire protection, environmental and engineering professionals to resolve issues that impact the health and well-being of the workforce. Ideal Candidates will have Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification or Occupational Health Safety Technician (OHST) certification.
-Data presentation and visual representation principles. -Educating, training, or teaching the workforce using a variety of delivery methods (e.g., lectures, demonstrations, discussions, technology, on-the-job training). -Using data to identify the cause of health problems and determine compliance with occupational health standards, policies, regulations, and laws. -Workplace risk assessment and mitigation programs, practices, and controls. -Identifying, preventing, and correcting potential safety and health hazards and unsafe workplaces. -Applying the principles, methods, and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources. -Developing and applying a structured approach to minimize uncertainties in achieving program performance goals and objectives. -Applying occupational safety concepts, principles and methods to the evaluation of engineering procedures and design. -Technology, tools, and trends in area of expertise.
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. FULL PERFORMANCE: $74,950- $116,788
The Office of Occupational Health & Well Being (OHWB) supports the mission by applying professional knowledge in Occupational Health, Environmental, Industrial Hygiene and Safety operating in accordance with all governing body regulations. OHWB personnel will provide clinical services, including emergency response, physical exams, immunizations, vision and preventative health screenings. Personnel will also provide technical, managerial, and administrative services to the entire workforce. Promoting, assessing and optimizing the health and safety of the NSA workforce and workplace is always priority.
U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. Due to time sensitive communications regarding your application, please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept email from Please review the job posting thoroughly to ensure you meet the described qualifications and are aware of all associated requirements. To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button located at the top right of this posting. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the 'Submit' button, you will receive a confirmation email. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as job postings could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants, or the position is no longer available. You may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the application screening process and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to showcase within your resume those experiences relevant to this position. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet all position qualifications, may be contacted to begin employment processing. Please remain diligent in monitoring email and your SPAM folder. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. Please visit our Diversity link for more information. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
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