Call for Instructors - 2019 SGE Class
Region 2 SGEs:
We have three (3) open opportunities for a current SGE to serve as an Instructor during the April 2-4 2019 SGE Class at Paulsboro Refining Company in Paulsboro, New Jersey. SGE Instructors offer students the benefit of their recent experience serving on VPP Teams. Serving as a SGE Class instructor can count as a qualifying activity for your next SGE term of service (please see reference below).
If you are interested in serving as an instructor during the upcoming SGE Class, please respond to this email ASAP ( Brown.Richard@dol.gov ). We’ll fill the positions on a first come, first serve basis.
Thank you for your service as Special Government Employees.
"The SGE term of service is a three-year time period. Individuals wishing to continue participation must reapply every three years. In order for an SGE to be reapproved, the SGE must have been actively involved in the VPP during his/her previous term of service. To gain reapproval, the SGE must have performed a minimum of three (3) qualifying activities outlined in Chapter 2 of the recently revised Special Government Employee (SGE) Program Policies and Procedures Manual (DIRECTIVE NUMBER: CSP 03-01-004, EFFECTIVE DATE: July 30, 2015). The hyperlink below is provided as a reference:
Copied from Chapter 2 (highlight added):
In order for an SGE to be reapproved, the SGE must have been actively involved in the VPP within his/her previous term of service. To gain reapproval, the SGE must have performed a minimum of three (3) Qualifying Activities. One of the three Qualifying Activities must have been participation on a VPP On-site Evaluation Team.
1. Qualifying Activities include the following:
a. Participate on a VPP On-site Evaluation Team (minimum requirement of one).
b. Assist the Regional VPP Manager with the review of a site’s VPP application.
c. Assist the Regional VPP Manager with the review of VPP sites’ annual self-evaluation report.
d. Serve as an instructor/co-instructor for the SGE Course.
e. Serve as an instructor/co-instructor for the VPP Application Workshop.
f. Provide on-site mentoring to a potential or reapproving VPP site.
g. Present a VPP or related safety and health topic at a Regional or National VPPPA Conference."