PATHWAYS RECENT GRADUATE- Motor Carrier Safety Specialist – Safety Investigator,Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration,02-26-2019,USA Gov

Deadline:2019-03-07

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Overview


  • Open & closing dates

    02/26/2019 to 03/07/2019

    This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

  • Service

    Competitive


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 07 – 09


  • Salary

    $44,670 to $73,105 per year


  • Appointment type

    Recent Graduates – Recent Graduate – Excepted Service Appointment for initial period.


  • Work schedule

    Full-time

Locations

1 vacancy in the following locations:

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    King of Prussia, PA

     

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    New Cumberland, PA

     


Relocation expenses reimbursed

No


Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to

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    Recent graduates

    Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans.

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    The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

This position is part of the Pathways Program and is open to Recent Graduates Eligible only.

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Announcement number

FMCSA.FO-2019-0089

Control number

525496200

  • Duties

    Summary

    This position is for RECENT GRADUATES.  For additional information regarding the Recent Graduates program visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/#url=graduates. 

    Duty locations will vary.  The difference in salary is determined by the locality pay in each location.  Salaries for all areas are available on the OPM website at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2018/general-schedule/

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    Responsibilities

    As a Motor Carrier Safety Specialist (Safety Investigator), you will:

    • Analyze compliance review, enforcement, and inspection results, accident and incident reports, complaints, and other information to identify safety and compliance problems or trends among the motor carriers and shippers in the assigned State; assist in developing an annual area work planning guide consistent with national, regional, and division goals.
    • Plan and carry out a schedule of safety, economic, security, and hazardous materials investigations of carrier and shipper operations; through personal interviews, examination of various records, and comparison with other known facts, determines whether the company is in compliance or whether the violations found indicate deliberate and conscious disregard of applicable regulations; makes a preliminary determination whether prosecution is warranted and evidence is sufficient to support enforcement action.
    • Conduct investigations into alleged violations either as follow up to an investigation or in response to complaints; upon advice and approval by the supervisor, initiates enforcement investigations to develop supportive evidence of the kinds and volume needed to sustain criminal or civil forfeiture actions, cease and desist orders, or other proceedings.
    • Plan and conduct unannounced roadside inspections of interstate commercial motor vehicles and driver’s documentation to determine carrier or driver compliance with applicable regulations; note deficiencies and declare out-of-service any vehicle or driver in accordance with the established Out of Service Criteria.
    • Conduct in-depth investigations into the causes of highway accidents and hazardous material incidents involving motor carriers to determine whether applicable regulations or laws have been violated; develop information for use in furthering the agency’s accident prevention program.

    Travel Required

    50% or less – Overnight travel, ranging from approximately 1 to 3 weeks per month, away from the official duty station is required in order to complete training assignments and perform official business. You may also be required to travel to a foreign country; e.g., Mexico or Canada, to carry out work assignments. Mode of travel will be through commercial airlines, government vehicles, privately owned vehicles or rental vehicles. Mode of travel is based on management needs.


    Supervisory status

    No


    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    2123 Motor Carrier Safety

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply,
visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525496200.
Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.