job #12,683: Industrial Hygienist - Department of Health And Human Services
The incumbent serves as a technical expert for the agency, with responsibility for conducting comprehensive industrial hygiene surveys and special studies, as well as for providing expert advice to agency installations nationwide.Skills/Eligibility:
B. Have a bachelor’s degree : industrial hygiene; or in a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene. Courses in the history or teaching of chemistry are not acceptable. or
C. Have Certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene; or
B. Have a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, determine the total acquired qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level. Then determine the completed education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level. Finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. - at least 12 semester hours of course work in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours as specified in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.
Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience in conducting comprehensive hygiene surveys and special studies and providing advice to installations nationwide.
Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/jobs/future-applicant-information.html.