This position is with the Mine Safety and Health Administration, Educational Policy and Development, National Mine Health and Safety Academy located in Beaver, WV and serves as a instructor at the Academy.
Develops and teaches mine safety subjects at advanced levels to Federal and State compliance personnel, supervisors and managers in Federal and State agencies, and safety officers from other industry and labor organizations.
Develops, updates, and upgrades policies, instructional work guides, lesson plans, laboratory exercises, criterion-referenced instruction, learner-centered instruction, tests, diagnostic evaluations, and other materials related to mining systems with emphasis on mine ventilation, mine rescue, methods of preventing mine fires and explosions, and miners’ health, to developing course material.
Consults with various members of industry or academic groups in advancing the state-of-the-art with respect to mine safety.
Conducts technical and policy reviews of draft publications in areas of ventilation, mine rescue and the prevention of fires and explosions and miners’ health, resolving technical interpretations, and clearing the final manuscript before publication.
Provides expert level technical expertise to MSHA and the industry in the areas of ventilation, mine rescue, the prevention of fires and explosives, miners’ health, and mining systems.
Performs research to stay abreast of new or proposed changes in regulations and policies. Often determines need for publications and prepares justifications for their development.
Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.
For this position, Specialized Experience is defined as experience that demonstrated a practical knowledge of the subject area of the position and of the methods and techniques of instruction.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience for the 1712 occupational series include:
Teaching or instructing in an adult education program, secondary school, college, military installation, or industrial establishment in the appropriate field(s);
Supervising or administering a training program.
Development or review of training/course materials, aids, devices, etc., and evaluation of training results.
Work in the occupation or subject-matter field of the position to be filled that required training or instructing others on a regular basis.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Arlington, VA, US
Application Deadline: N/A