SierTek Ltd. is seeking an Occupational Health Force Specialist to support an opportunity at Wright- Patterson AFB.
The Occupational Health Force Specialist will provide subject matter expertise (SME) to USAFSAM’s Comprehensive Skills Training & Enhancement Program (C-STEP). Researching, writing, and developing documents, references, training, and exercises in support of the Bioenvironmental Engineering Installation Medical All-hazards Response (IMAHR), Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) and Contingency/Preventive Medicine (PrevMed) missions. Developing products to enhance the BE enterprise’s ability to develop timely and accurate Health Risk Assessments, Protective Recommendations, and Risk Communication to installation/incident commanders.
Essential Job Functions
Provide SME research and development of Air Force Comprehensive Skills Training & Enhancement (C-STEP) skills enhancement training, technical reference documents, and materials in support of the AF Bioenvironmental Engineering Installation Medical All-hazards Response (IMAHR) readiness mission.
Research and develop advanced Deployment Health Preventive Medicine documents, training, and exercises to support combatant command requirements as defined Joint Expeditionary Scope of Practice Environmental Health/Preventive Medicine Technician and applicable AF policy and training requirements.
Research and develop advanced Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) skills enhancement training to ensure operational readiness and mission capabilities to ascertain, interpret, and apply qualitative/quantitative exposure data in the development of Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) Health Risk Assessments (HRA) and risk communication principles.
Research and develop advanced Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) skills enhancement training materials designed to advance enterprise Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) to effectively apply Federal Occupational Exposure Guidelines (OELs), Acute Exposure Guidelines (AEGL), Military Exposure Guidelines (MEGs), and Similar Exposure Groups (SEGs) in the perform performance of Occupational and Environmental Health Site Assessments (OEHSA) in a deployed environment.
Develop tabletop and field exercises to support enterprise readiness continuum of learning and standardization of practices across the enterprise.
provide SME support development of quality multimedia and skills enhancement training products and presentations.
Minimum Position Requirements
Possess a minimum of a B.S. degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Environmental Sciences, Health Physics, or related field of study.
Minimum of 5 years of direct experience performing Force Heath Protection Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) and have strong knowledge of
CBRN/PrevMed deployment health operations and AF Installation Medical All-Hazards Response (IMAHR) operations.
Demonstrate strong technical knowledge of Nuclear/Radiological principles and response mission to support product development to include, but not limited to Incident overview, Health hazard characteristics/exposures, radiological characterization, radiological results interpretation, hazard control determination, and radiological risk communication.
Demonstrate experience in applying qualitative/quantitative data in the develop of sound health risk assessments, mission orientated protective posture (MOPP) recommendations.
Sound understanding and ability to apply risk communication principles to the conveyance of HRA information and data.
Ability to develop BE specific tabletop and Bioenvironmental Engineering BE field exercises, in support of the AF Bioenvironmental Engineering readiness/contingency training.
Demonstrate strong analytical skills and proficiency with related software such as Microsoft, SharePoint, Adobe, or other similar tools.
Sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) in place with their company based on the potential access to confidential, proprietary, and/or sensitive information. NDA shall be provided to the Government Program Manager by start of performance.
Must be able to obtain a NACI (Tier 1) DoD clearance.
Highly Desired Requirements
US Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineering Technician/Officer deployment experience or experience as a Bioenvironmental Engineering Instructor.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) associated with Occupational Environmental Heath (OEH) Health Risk Assessments associated with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) and Deployment Health Preventive Medicine operations.
Operational KSAs to develop materials associated with analyzing occupational and environmental health hazards in an AF deployed setting, performance of Occupational and Environmental Health Site Assessments (OEHSA) and developing risk communication plans associated with Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs), Toxic Industrial Materials (TIMs), Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT), and CBRN health effects, threat impacts, and protective action postures.
Operational understanding and application of Federal Occupational Exposure Guidelines (OELs), Acute Exposure Guidelines (AEGL), Military Exposure Guidelines (MEGs), and Similar Exposure Groups (SEGs).
Demonstrate strong knowledge of the AF Nuclear/Radiological response mission in support of Incident overview, Health hazard characteristics/exposures, radiological results interpretation, hazard control determination, and radiological risk communication.
Expert knowledge of DoD, AF, and BE roles and responsibilities in assessing CBRN contamination, impact to areas of high operational interest, Mission Orientated Protective Posture (MOPP), and exposure monitoring.
Demonstrate competency to utilize various CBRN qualitative/quantitative data sources in assessing Acute Exposure Guidelines (AEGL) in the development HRA and risk communication.
Ability to independently research applicable DoD, DHA, AF references/policy in the development of CBRN/PrevMed training, presentations, job aids, and exercises.
Demonstrate strong working knowledge of AF Bioenvironmental Engineering and Public Health practices associated with Potable Water Sources, Thermal Stress, Water Vulnerability Assessments, Occupational and Environmental Health Site Assessment (OEHSA), Food safety and security, Epidemiology, and Pest and Vector Surveillance.
Demonstrate experience utilizing AF Bioenvironmental Installation Medical All-hazards Response (IMAHR) 886H instrumentation/equipment.