Los Alamos National Laboratory Health & Safety Tec 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Occupational Health and Safety Division is an Environment, Safety and Health (ADESH) Directorate multi-disciplinary and cross-functional organization with a focus on integrating health protection and health promotion services and programs for the Laboratory to enable mission success. The Ergonomics, Health, and Wellness Team is part of Occupational Health, whose mission is focused on creating a safe and healthy workforce through injury prevention and health promotion services and programs.

The position will provide office ergonomics services to employees within the Associate Directorate for Business Innovation (ADBI). ADBI employees use technology-drive solutions to provide superior service to provide a variety of business services including Human Resources, Information Technology, and Acquisition Services Management. This position will be housed within the Ergonomics, Health and, Wellness Team.

Reporting to the EHAW Team Leader, this position will be responsible for: performing professional office and office ergonomic evaluations for customers so they promptly receive recommendations and equipment; providing educational services to ADBI and LANL employees such as staffing health fairs and providing ergonomics-related presentations to employees; assisting with special projects for core LANL projects as needed.

This position is required to promote safety, security, and quality in all operations; promote teamwork within and across the Laboratory, and promote a positive work environment while delivering exceptional customer service.

Duties

  • Perform Office Ergonomics evaluations including evaluation, delivering/picking up loaner equipment, equipment fittings and follow up to ensure employee comfort, productivity and satisfaction.

  • Working knowledge of Office Ergonomic Demonstration Resource Room.

  • Maintain evaluation records via an online footprints ticketing database.

  • Staffing Health Fairs to showcase LANL’s available office and non-office ergonomics resources.

  • Providing educational presentations and training related to ergonomics practices.

  • Track ADBI staffing levels in order to ensure all employees are offered access to ergonomics services, including new employees and employees who have not been seen in the past 3 years.

  • Collaborate with other ADBI ergonomics staff to manage ADBI ergonomics equipment inventory including: distributing equipment, tracking inventory levels and forecasting budget needs to refill inventory.

  • Collaborate with other ADBI ergonomics staff to provide regular reports of ergonomics services rendered to ADBI management and Ergonomics Program.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Prior experience in office ergonomics, physical therapy, kinesiology, occupational therapy, sports science or related fields

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  • Experience managing small projects were one or more team members must coordinate skills to deliver a product or service to a customer.

  • Skill in the preparation and presentation of ergonomics or health related scientific research and its practical application to a diverse audience.

  • Knowledge of and experience with patient advocacy and occupational health issues including protection of patient health information.

  • Strong organizational skills across multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong customer service skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Ergonomics certification such as those provided by the Board of Certification in ProfessionalErgonomics (AEP, CPE, CEA), Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist, Oxford Research Institute (CIE, CAE) or similar.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in ergonomics, physical therapy, kinesiology, occupational therapy, sports science or related fields from an accredited university

Notes to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how their expertise represents the key requirements including the job requirements.

  • This job posting will close on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular Position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Equal Opportunity:Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Maximum Salary: 68600

Minimum Salary: 44600

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Gonzales, Christine J

Organization Name: OSH-OH/Occupational Health

Email: cjg@lanl.gov

Job Title: Health & Safety Tec 2

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC59486