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Vacant Positions

Please note: The following positions are listed with Region VI of the American Society of Safety Professionals as a courtesy to its members. The Region does not necessarily endorse the employers listed nor warrant the suitability of a specified position for a member.

Loss Control Consultant – Raleigh Area

Posted: Feb 24, 2020

Nationwide Insurance – Loss Control Consultant

It’s an exciting time to join us at Nationwide as a Loss Control Consultant! Are you a knowledgeable Loss Control Professional who has been working in risk management in the insurance industry for at least 8 years? Are you a proven performer who is ready to make the most of your knowledge and skill set? Furthermore, are you a visionary and change champion? If you answered yes, then we may have just the right fit for you.

This Loss Control Consultant will have responsibilities for eastern and central North Carolina.  The qualified candidate will reside in the greater Raleigh area.

Here at Nationwide our employees are part of a Fortune 66 company with an award-winning culture that has been named a Gallup Great Place to work year after year.   The base pay range for this position is $97,000 to $145,000.

Why Join Us at Nationwide? It’s simple as 1, 2, 3…

  1. Build your personal legacy.
  2. Be a champion of positive change.
  3. You can make a difference in someone’s life.

Your Impact – What You will be Doing

  • You will be responsible for risk assessment, service delivery and management of middle market commercial accounts with premium size 100k or greater with a strong emphasis on construction.
  • You will provide technical support services to underwriting, claims, sales, members and agency partners.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to assist with training objectives and conduct training.

What’s Needed for this Role

  • Risk management/loss control experience in the insurance industry with multi-line experience. Prior experience working with human services accounts if preferred.
  • Strong relationship, marketing and consulting skills to interact with underwriting, agents, members and team.
  • BS/BA degree in safety related field preferrred. Prefer related continuing education such as ARM or CSP.

What’s in it for You

  1. A generous and competitive salary structure
  2. Ability to work from home in the territory and the tools needed to do so including a leased company vehicle
  3. Comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage
  4. Retirement benefits including automatic enrollment in our 401(k) savings plan and even a 100% company-paid pension plan
  5. Much more, we’ve only just scratched the surface…

A diverse and inclusive workforce is critical to Nationwide’s success. Bringing together the unique characteristics of each of our associates — ethnicity, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, disability, veteran status, as well as many other differences such as thinking styles, personalities and work experience — is an integral part of who we are and how we operate as a company. We are proud of Nationwide’s inclusive culture that supports every associate’s success and encourages an environment where they can feel challenged, appreciated, respected and engaged.   Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com

You can visit us at www.nationwide.com/careers and search for job opening ID 62398 to read the entire job description.  Please reach out to Tracy Higley at higleyt@nationwide.com with question or for further information.

Economist – Washington, DC

Posted: Feb 19, 2020

Overview

Open & closing dates

02/19/2020 to 03/03/2020

Service

Competitive

Pay scale & grade

GS 12 – 13

Salary

$86,335 to $133,465 per year

Appointment type

Permanent

Work schedule

Full-Time

Location

2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Regulatory Analysis – Safety, the Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

– This position is inside the Bargaining Unit.

– Editing Exercise at time of interview.

Responsibilities

Major duties for this position include but are not limited to the following:

For the GS-12 Grade Level:

  • Plans and conducts studies and writes economic impact analyses of the assigned segment or segments of the larger analysis of the impacts of OSHA regulation. Takes into account interrelationships or unique circumstances that require special treatment and interpretation in the application of standard economic approaches. Where issues require decisions with broad impact or may involve innovative applications of economic analysis techniques, consults with senior economist or supervisor to discuss options.
  • Prepares draft replies to written inquiries and external recommendations. May be assigned to represent the Office at public meetings.
  • Interprets and presents results on assigned studies to senior economist or supervisor. As assigned, may prepare related portions for incorporation in major analyses and reports, and participate in formal evaluation presentations.
  • Provides input to other staff economists or other rulemaking or Directorate staff on appropriate econometric models, validity of selected approaches to problem solving, and adequacy of data. Provides technical information to other office staff as needed to provide for backup capability.
  • Applies economics principles and methods to research technical problems. Communicates results to the supervisor for potential decision-making.

For the GS-13 Grade Level:

  • Serves as liaison between the office and its counterparts in other agencies and responds to external concerns over the economic impact of OSHA regulations and procedures used to assess them.
  • Prepares replies to written queries, responds to telephone inquiries, prepares written responses to outside policy recommendations and represents the office at public meetings.
  • Participates in negotiations with contractors to achieve a consensus of objectives and methodologies, writing the state of work, organizing and reviewing progress reports, draft submissions and final report.
  • Plans and conducts economic analyses related to complex regulatory provisions which may be unique to specific health or safety conditions, apply to an entire industry or occupational group or apply more generally across several of these categories.
  • Evaluates OSHA standards in accordance with Executive Order 12866 and the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980.
  • Advises junior level economists on appropriate econometric models, validity of selected approaches to problem solving and adequacy of data and data collection processes.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Occasional Travel maybe required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13 – There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the need for an employee promoted to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if requirement has not been met.
  • U.S. Citizenship and must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Public Trust security clearance.

Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the “Required Documents” section for additional requirements.

Qualifications

Basic Requirement:

A. Degree: Economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

In addition to the basic requirement above, applicants must meet the specialized experience requirement below.

To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-11. Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting economic research (such as estimating the economic impact of regulations or other public policies); experience writing and orally delivering economic findings; and experience working on teams to address economic or policy-making issues.

To qualify for the GS-13 grade level, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-12. Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting individual economic research assignments (such as estimating the economic impact of regulations or other public policies); experience writing and orally delivering the findings of individual economic research; and experience working on teams to address economic or policy-making issues.

Evaluation of Experience

Examples of qualifying experience include:

  1. individual economic research assignments requiring planning, information assembly, analysis and evaluation, conclusions and report preparation;
  2. supervisory or project coordination assignments involving a staff of professional economists, and requiring the evaluation and interpretation of economic information; or
  3. teaching assignments in a college or university that included both class instruction in economics subjects and one of the following (1) personal research that produced evidence of results, (2) direction of graduate theses in economics, or (3) service as a consultant or advisor on technical economics problems.

Experience in related fields that did not involve the use and understanding of economic principles and theories may not be used as qualifying experience for these positions. Special attention on this point should be given to certain types of work that may or may not have provided professional economic experience. The following examples of work require special care in such determinations:

  1. economic statistics;
  2. industrial surveys;
  3. management of individual business enterprises, including farms;
  4. industrial planning;
  5. writing or editorial work in economic subjects; and
  6. financial market analysis.

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.

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. You are not required to submit a document if it does not apply to you. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.  Also, do not upload password protected documents.- Veterans Documents (if applicable): To be considered as a 5-point preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD214. Your DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty.  To claim 10-point preference, you must submit a copy of your DD214; an Application for 10-point Veteran’s Preference, SF15; and the proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. (For active duty service members expecting honorable or general discharge or release within 120 days, click Active Duty).  Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran’s preference.  For more information, go to: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx- Displaced Employee Placement Documents – Only required if requesting priority consideration under CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.- Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted.

– A writing sample is required during application submission (such as a policy or decision paper or journal article). 

– Unofficial Transcript(s) (in English) – submit if using education as a basis for qualifying for this position.  If so, you must submit all applicable academic transcripts demonstrating that you meet the qualifying educational requirements (ex. BA/BS, MA, JD, PHD, etc).  If specific course work is required to qualify, you must supply transcripts from each academic institution in which the required courses were taken in order to receive credit.You may upload your transcript(s) as one document (3 MB size limit).  If over 3 MB, please submit via fax feature.OFFICIAL Transcripts MUST BE RECEIVED prior to selection and report date.  Reference the “Education Section” for College Transcript and Evaluation of Foreign Education.Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship, and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the initial online application, to include submission of the required documentation specified in the Required Documents section. Follow the steps below to apply. Your application and ALL required supplemental documents MUST be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on the vacancy closing date to receive consideration. Paper applications and supplemental documents submitted in any other manner without prior approval from the vacancy contact will not be considered. Click here for information on Reasonable Accommodations. SAVE your information before the 30 MINUTE TIMEOUT! For help, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/.

STEP 1 – Create USAJOBS Account on www.usajobs.gov, including Resume and Saved Documents Your resume must provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions. If not, HR may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the competency indicated by resume content. FOR EACH EMPLOYMENT PERIOD, include: start/end month & year and note full-time or part-time (if part-time, include # of hours worked per week); otherwise, your application may be considered incomplete.

STEP 2 – Complete the 1st part of the application process (USAJOBS) Once you have identified a job on www.usajobs.gov that you wish to apply for, click on the title and click the Apply button . For questions about the vacancy, contact the Agency Contact at the bottom of the announcement. Click “Start Application” and proceed through 5 steps noted at the top of the USAJOBS page. You will be able to select a resume and documents from your USAJOBS Account that you can submit as a package as part of your DOL application. At Step 5, click “Continue to Agency Site”.

STEP 3 – Complete the 2nd part of the application process (DOL) On the Department of Labor (DOL) page, create a DOL Account if you have not already and click “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY”. Continue through the 7 progress steps indicated by circles at the top of the DOL page. The 3rd progress step is where you answer the vacancy specific questions. The 4th progress step “Documents” is where you submit required documents (only if applicable to you) specified in the “Required Documents” section of this vacancy. If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.

STEP 4 – On the “Review and Submit” step, click “Submit Application” The last “Confirmation” step will turn green noting that your application was submitted successfully. STEP 5 – Edit Application as needed by 11:59 pm ET of Closing Date by returning to USAJOBS, clicking the vacancy, then “Update Application”.

Health Scientist – Washington, DC

Posted: Feb 19, 2020

Overview

Open & closing dates

02/19/2020 to 03/02/2020

Service

Competitive

Pay scale & grade

GS 09 – 12

Salary

$59,534 to $112,240 per year

Appointment type

Permanent

Work schedule

Full-Time

Location

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

Duties

Summary

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 works to ensure safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces throughout the United States.

– This position is inside the Bargaining Unit.

– Up to 40 % telework may be offered.

Responsibilities

Our mission is accomplished through the development of workplace standards, regulations, and guidance that address significant safety and health risks to workers. All rules developed by the Directorate consider feasibility, economic effects, paperwork burden, affected industries, and impact on small businesses, as required by the OSH Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, and applicable executive orders.

DSG:

  • Is divided into eleven (11) offices responsible for various standards and guidance activities in areas including chemical, physical, and biological hazards; engineering and safety; maritime/shipyards; agriculture; information quality and paperwork reduction; economic analysis; and technological feasibility.
  • Is responsible for rulemaking and developing guidance products related to health and safety topics.
  • Works closely with other OSHA directorates to produce materials to help employers and workers maintain safe and healthful working conditions.

Major duties for this position include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Writes and researches extensively at a high technical level. Written work is expected to consist of well-supported critical analysis that evaluates and synthesizes evidence, including scientific research findings, technical literature, and stakeholder experience and opinions.  Written work requires translating statistics and complex data analysis into technically accurate narratives.
  • Applies evidence-based critical thinking skills to advance an argument or position that is grounded in primary sources and scholarly literature; and written for an informed audience (e.g. DSG director, Agency/Department senior leadership, solicitors, judges). Demonstrates appropriate grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, redundancy, composition, and style in written work.
  • Gathers and analyzes data and information (e.g., news, scientific literature, government sources) in areas of expertise or those assigned to identify hazards and possible means of abatement. Develops summary outlines of pertinent issues related to the hazard under review.
  • Analyzes scientific information about workplace illness, disease, and/or health conditions in assigned health science discipline and related specialties. Analyzes sources of exposure, procedures, and existing occupational health programs.  Identifies questions and concepts that guide scientific investigation.  Formulates and revises scientific explanations and models using logic and evidence.  Recognizes and analyzes alternative explanations and models.
  • Researches, proposes, and/or participates in the formulation of innovative initiatives and programs to assist with compliance with OSHA standards, to promote understanding and acceptance of OSHA’s mission and overall goals and objectives, and foster a collaboration between OSHA and the workforce at large to create safe and healthy work environments in all industries throughout the United States.
  • Conducts research and assists in the development, writing and review of various rule-making sections (e.g., health effects, risk, regulatory text, summary and explanation of regulatory text, technological feasibility) for all documents at each stage of the rule-making process, including Requests for Information, Notices of Proposed Rule-making (Proposals) and Final Rules.
  • Researches information and data to develop content for publications on a variety of occupational safety and health topics. Develops and writes for a variety of OSHA publications including Fact Sheets, Hazard Alerts, and QuickCards.
  • Identifies sources needed to support projects. Reviews published literature and other scientific information. Extracts, collects, aggregates, and organizes information on workplace hazards to support agency rulemaking and guidance activities. Creates summaries to support project activities.
  • Conceptualizes and creates presentations on occupational safety and health topics. Identifies subject matter content for use in presentations. Delivers presentations in a clear and concise manner. Answers questions from participants at stakeholder meetings, public hearings, and other public venues. Initiates contact with other groups within OSHA to develop networks to assist in assigned projects. Participates in both intra- and inter-agency work- groups.
  • Represents OSHA and DSG to outside stakeholders and interested groups, organizations, and individuals. Prepares and delivers seminars and speeches/presentations. Develops written guidance documents to assist employers and employees in understanding the provisions of new or current standards or hazards. Writes and comments on guidance documents developed within or outside of OSHA that addresses workplace hazards to inform employers and workers. Interacts with stakeholders on issues of concern and their requests for Agency action.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Minimal travel may be required per year.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12 – There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the need for an employee promoted to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Low Risk Public Trust clearance.
  • Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.

Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the “Required Documents” section for additional requirements.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements

Education

Bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to scientific and technical work on occupational safety and health, i.e. epidemiology, biostatisitics, toxicology, environmental health, biochemistry, and risk assessment. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.  It is highly desirable if candidates with degrees in public health possess a degree from a program approved by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must meet the following.

To qualify at the GS-09 level: Applicants must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as experience in the concepts, principles and practices in the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, toxicology, biochemistry, public health, or risk assessment to identify, evaluate and control occupational health hazards in industrial settings; and identification of health hazards to develop standards and training and outreach materials.

ORCompletion of two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s equivalent graduate degree, in a field that is directly related to the work of this position.ORA combination of education and experience that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

To qualify at the GS-11 level: Applicants must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as experience in the fields of public health, occupational health and safety, epidemiology, toxicology, biochemistry, biostatistics, or risk assessment or the ability to deal with workplace hazards and recommending effective measures to reduce or eliminate hazardous working conditions.

OR

Have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree that is directly related to the work of the position.

OR

Have a combination of education and experience.To qualify at the GS-12 level: Applicants must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as experience in the fields of public health, occupational health and safety, epidemiology, toxicology, biochemistry, biostatistics, or risk assessment and the ability to recognize potential occupational hazards, conduct studies and analysis to assess problems, and define issues regarding occupational health hazards and presenting and/or publishing such knowledge in peer reviewed journals developing written reports, studies, or recommendations to reduce or eliminate hazardous working conditions.

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.

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. You are not required to submit a document if it does not apply to you. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission. Also, do not upload password protected documents. –

Veterans Documents (if applicable): To be considered as a 5-point preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD214. Your DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty. To claim 10-point preference, you must submit a copy of your DD214; an Application for 10-point Veteran’s Preference, SF15; and the proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. (For active duty service members expecting honorable or general discharge or release within 120 days, click Active Duty). Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran’s preference. For more information, go to: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx

– Displaced Employee Placement Documents – Only required if requesting priority consideration under CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.

– Please submit an academic writing sample that would demonstrate your analytical writing skills.  It should be no longer than 3-4 pages written by you personally.  For example, position paper, decision memo, white paper, options paper, etc.

– Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship, and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.

– Unofficial Transcript(s) (in English) – submit if using education as a basis for qualifying for this position. If so, you must submit all applicable academic transcripts demonstrating that you meet the qualifying educational requirements (ex. BA/BS, MA, JD, PHD, etc). If specific course work is required to qualify, you must supply transcripts from each academic institution in which the required courses were taken in order to receive credit.

You may upload your transcript(s) as one document (3 MB size limit). If over 3 MB, please submit via fax feature.

OFFICIAL Transcripts MUST BE RECEIVED prior to selection and report date. Reference the “Education Section” for College Transcript and Evaluation of Foreign Education.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the initial online application, to include submission of the required documentation specified in the Required Documents section. Follow the steps below to apply. Your application and ALL required supplemental documents MUST be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on the vacancy closing date to receive consideration. Paper applications and supplemental documents submitted in any other manner without prior approval from the vacancy contact will not be considered. Click here for information on Reasonable Accommodations. SAVE your information before the 30 MINUTE TIMEOUT! For help, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/. STEP 1 – Create USAJOBS Account on www.usajobs.gov, including Resume and Saved Documents Your resume must provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions. If not, HR may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the competency indicated by resume content. FOR EACH EMPLOYMENT PERIOD, include: start/end month & year and note full-time or part-time (if part-time, include # of hours worked per week); otherwise, your application may be considered incomplete.

STEP 2 – Complete the 1st part of the application process (USAJOBS) Once you have identified a job on www.usajobs.gov that you wish to apply for, click on the title and click the Apply button . For questions about the vacancy, contact the Agency Contact at the bottom of the announcement. Click “Start Application” and proceed through 5 steps noted at the top of the USAJOBS page. You will be able to select a resume and documents from your USAJOBS Account that you can submit as a package as part of your DOL application. At Step 5, click “Continue to Agency Site”.

STEP 3 – Complete the 2nd part of the application process (DOL) On the Department of Labor (DOL) page, create a DOL Account if you have not already and click “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY”. Continue through the 7 progress steps indicated by circles at the top of the DOL page. The 3rd progress step is where you answer the vacancy specific questions. The 4th progress step “Documents” is where you submit required documents (only if applicable to you) specified in the “Required Documents” section of this vacancy. If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.

STEP 4 – On the “Review and Submit” step, click “Submit Application” The last “Confirmation” step will turn green noting that your application was submitted successfully. STEP 5 – Edit Application as needed by 11:59 pm ET of Closing Date by returning to USAJOBS, clicking the vacancy, then “Update Application”.

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