Responsible for the development, operation and continuous improvement of the safety management system (SMS) at the DOS Airwing.
Monitor the effectiveness of SMS at each site, initiate corrective actions when necessary and provide safety reports on SMS performance on periodic basis.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
Provide safety advice to top management and propose corrective actions on safety related issues as needed
Ensure safety-related documentation and records are available and up to date
Responsible and accountable for providing effective support to aviation safety specialists and line managers to ensure the success of the safety management efforts
Identify and monitor safety and environmental hazards, risks, and promote the reduction or elimination of potentially hazardous conditions that may lead to accidents, occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and safety-related financial losses
Coordinate all safety-related activities within the requirements of the safety program with respect to mission requirements and the U.
S. Government directives to ensure regulatory compliance
Report and investigate aircraft, ground safety, and environmental accidents to determine the cause of the accident and formulate recommendations to help prevent similar mishaps in the future
Detailed data-entry of technical information necessary in assisting in the monitoring of mishap reports to ensure accuracy and completeness
Extensive research dealing with OSHA and environmental regulations, vendor information, and logistical support for safety equipment and supplies
Ensure proper industrial safety procedures are followed in accordance with the contract and appropriate Federal, state, and local regulations, rules, and procedures
Provide administrative support including maintaining all departmental files, records, and publications needed to support organizational activities and to meet U.
S. Department of State, Office of Aviation, Bureau For International Narcotics and Law Enforcement requirements
Provide written reports which are clear, concise and meaningful for all ground / aviation safety and environmental matters
Provide technical support in all types of Safety / Environmental issues such as data gathering, training, correspondence with CONUS and OCONUS internal customers, etc
Develop required reports, conduct briefings, safety training, and when directed conduct quarterly safety and semiannual safety stand down meetings
Assist in maintaining accident and incident records, files, and reports. Requires data entry and corrections to files on an as needed basis
Conduct safety audits and inspections of safety related equipment as needed
Process Safety Hazard Reports including investigating the hazard and ensuring mitigations are in place
Conduct other tasks as identified by the Director of Safety
Perform duties as an active member of an aircraft accident board, when needed
Coordinate first responder duties during an onsite accident, when needed
Must be willing to relocate
Performs routine travel
Perform other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A.A. / A.S. degree from a two-year college or university in a related field and / or combination of education and related safety experience
Must be a FAA commercial Instrument rated pilot either in Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing
Formal training in OSHA, EPA, and hazardous waste storage and handling and disposal procedures
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Graduate from a DoD Aviation Safety Officer Course with Aviation Accident Investigation training or FAA, NTSB or accredited university equivalent
Minimum five (5) years’ experience as an Aviation Safety Officer / Manager
FAA Commercial Pilots License Instrument, with at least 1,500 hours of in aircraft flight time
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint Project and Visio)
1,500 hours of RW aircraft flight time
Extensive experience in risk management and mitigation
Prior experience as an instructor pilot, standardization pilot, and or instrument flight examiner is desirable
Understanding of aviation related quality assurance programs
Prior Department of State WASS support experience
1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision;
is accountable for own actions.
2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate;
listens attentively to others and retains / processes information.
3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him / her; deals tactfully with others;
assumes helps with a variety of team roles.
4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines;
consults & collaborates with appropriate people.
5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work;
provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.
7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.
WASS ADMINISTRATIVE / PMO