Occupational Health Officer (Work Life Program Manager)

  • NSA - National Security Agency
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • 10/30/2018
U.S. Citizen / Must Be Clearable Admin / Corporate Staff Education / Training Project / Program Management

Job Description

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information.

The Human Resources Group, Occupational Health, Environmental and Safety Services, Fort Gordon, GA, is seeking a Work Life Services Professional to develop and implement programs, offer resources, provide referrals and consultation to help employees more efficiently integrate work responsibilities and life demands.

Description of Position

Position requires a team player who is an excellent communicator, highly motivated, energetic, creative, customer focused, and passionate about helping others. The selectee will develop, implement and manage several Work Life programs based on the needs of the workforce.

Position involves a wide range of complex assignment and non-routine situations that require extensive knowledge and experience in the technical or specialty field. Receiving broad objectives and guidelines from the supervisor, senior employees independently handle a wide-range of complex assignments and non-routine situations and exercise independent judgment to identify and take alternative courses of action. Following broad objectives and guidelines, employees act independently to establish priorities and deadlines within expectations established by the supervisor and exercise individual judgment to choose alternative guidelines to complete assignments. Employees may lead and coordinate special projects, teams, tasks, and initiatives and may be required to build and utilize collaborative networks with key contacts within and outside of their immediate organization. Actions at this level are likely to have an impact beyond the employee's immediate organization.

Duties include

Providing resources, referrals, educational opportunities, and one-on-one consultation to optimize work life balance for individual employees and organizations.

Providing continuing education, workshops, specialized support groups and other prevention and, intervention programs supporting NSAG workforce.

Advocates and communicates work and family services and programs to the workforce.

Coordinating and collaborating with Fort Gordon and Eisenhower Army Medical Center and local community resources to assist the workforce in making critical work and life decisions.

Assisting and advising senior leadership incorporating flexible work practices and strategies in strategically setting goals and creating action plans.

Advising directorate and senior leadership on developing organizational practices, policies, programs and philosophy to promote work life effectiveness, achieve mission success and meet home life event needs.

Facilitating cost saving opportunities for implementing effective work life programs and services Providing statistics and metrics on program usage and trends.

Utilizing feedback measures to collect data on workforce needs and service satisfaction.

Maintaining and updating web pages.

Overseeing social collaboration and networking groups and e-mail distribution lists.

Providing briefings and frequent updates.

Preparing written communication such as email messages, articles, and other educational material development.

Collaborating and teaming with other Work Life professionals and OHESS colleagues to offer educational programs and special events.
Skills
Description of Skills

Expert content knowledge in the area of Employee Assistance and Work Life systems and programs.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with in a very diverse and high tempo work environment.

Demonstrated ability to leverage a core team of resources to achieve results, successfully delivering Work Life strategies, programs and services within a large military and civilian workforce.

Demonstrated experience of consulting and communicating with senior leadership and have proven track record of sound professional judgement applied to both personal and organization needs.

Monitor program requirements and/or contract performance and execution across its life-cycle. Certify expenses against budgets to identify potential overruns and excesses.

Guide the organization or program in creating and sustaining a strong customer focus and high expectations for performance.

Oversee, direct, or manage programs.

Specialized Competency:

Conducting contract administration activities related to monitoring and evaluating contractor performance.

Obtaining, organizing, maintaining, and managing the release and disposal of records and other information.

Developing plans and programs that facilitate work-life balance, promote wellness, and foster feelings of organizational support.

Developing, administering, and applying benefits programs, policies, and procedures (e.g., insurance, retirement, employee assistance, leave) to attract, motivate, and retain employees.

Qualifications

Salary Range: $61,218 - $95,388 (Full Performance)

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree and no experience.

Degree must be in a Safety or Occupational Health field (e.g., Industrial Hygiene, Health Services, Public Health, and Public Administration) or HR-related field. A broader range of degrees will be considered for positions related to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, if accompanied by relevant experience in that field.

Relevant experience must be in work-life services, medical records, human resources, safety, industrial hygiene, or other occupational health-related environments (e.g., drug deterrence, blood donor, wellness, smoking cessation, and nursing mothers program or sexual assault victim advocacy) and also include managing programs (any type).

Salary Range: $87,252 - $ 113,428 (Senior)

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience.

Degree must be in a Safety or Occupational Health field (e.g., Industrial Hygiene, Health Services, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, and Public Administration) or HR-related field.

Relevant experience must be in work-life services, medical records, human resources, safety, industrial hygiene, or other occupational health-or health services related environments and also include managing programs. Supervisory experience is preferred.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Special Incentives/Benefits

Ft. Gordon is located on the southwest side of Augusta, the second largest city in Georgia. It is the home of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence. Augusta is located on the Savannah River and offers a full range of seasons. A short, breezy spring leads into a long, warm and often hot summer! Autumn arrives with a long period of mild, sunny weather and is followed by a short, moderate winter with infrequent cold snaps and rare occasions of snow or ice. The average annual temperature is 64.3 degrees; August averages a low of 68.4 and January has an average high of 56.5.

Augusta offers a wealth of attractions including the Riverwalk, the Morris Museum of Art, the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, and many historical sites. The major airline hubs of Atlanta and Charlotte, Atlantic Ocean beaches and the Blue Ridge Mountains are all within easy driving distance. Home of the Augusta National Golf Club and Tournament (the Masters), the area has numerous golf courses, including a course at Ft. Gordon. Clark's Hill Lake boasts over 1,200 miles of shoreline for water activities. If the arts attract you, there is an Augusta Ballet, Symphony, and Opera. The Augusta Arts Council sponsors an annual ethnic arts festival, Arts in the Heart of Augusta. Free concerts, classic movies, and community events are held regularly at the Riverfront Amphitheater.

Housing is very affordable, and you get more for your money. Additionally, residents of Georgia may be eligible for college benefits including scholarships and financial aid. The State of Georgia hosts a website, GAcollege411.org that has additional information.

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