Career Openings in NIOSH
Updated information specific to NIOSH and firefighter fatalities:
Located in Morgantown, West Virginia, NIOSH has immediate career openings for an Investigations
Chief as well as TWO Safety and Occupational Health Specialists (Investigators) in the Fire Fighter
Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program.
One opening is for the Fatality Investigation Team Chief position and the others are for TWO
investigators, all with the Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation Team. NIOSH conducts independent
investigations of line of duty firefighter fatalities. The investigations involve site visits, interviews
with fire department personnel, and interviews and meetings with other relevant parties. The program
seeks to identify steps that can be taken across the country to prevent future deaths and injuries. If you
are interested and feel you qualify for these positions, you are encouraged to apply.
Go to: www.USAJOBS.com then locate the “Search Jobs” field in the center of the screen and type in
“Morgantown, WV” in the “Location” field. Then scroll down until you find “Occupational Safety and
Health Specialist”. The correct announcement is announcement # HHS-CDC-D2-2007-0344.