State of Nevada SAFETY SPECIALIST, ENFORCEMENT-DIR in Nevada
SAFETY SPECIALIST, ENFORCEMENT-DIR
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Department: Business and Industry
Division: Industrial Relations
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 38980
Open to all qualified persons.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Safety Specialists are assigned to the Division of Industrial Relations to promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Safety Specialist, Enforcement position is in the Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Enforcement Section in Reno, NV.
The Safety Specialist will undergo training necessary to perform safety inspections at workplaces throughout Northern Nevada. Once trained, the Safety Specialist will perform inspections independently and enforce State and federal safety laws and regulations (e.g. NRS 618, NAC 618, 29 CFR 1910, 29 CFR 1926). Specific responsibilities will include conducting safety, health, and accident and discrimination investigations, preparing and submitting case file reports, providing technical advice and assistance to governmental officials, employees, employers, etc., and receiving oral complaints and referrals. Incumbent will be required to drive; therefore, a valid drivers license is required. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in occupational safety and health, safety engineering, or related field and two years of experience which included primary responsibility in four of the following areas in construction and/or general industry hazard identification, hazard evaluation in relation to existing standards, hazard control design, hazard controls verification, safety/health program design, and safety/health program evaluation; OR Bachelor's degree in biological or physical sciences, or engineering, and four years of experience as described above; OR certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and two years of experience which included primary responsibility in four of the following areas in construction and/or general industry: hazard identification, hazard evaluation in relation to existing standards, hazard control design, hazard controls verification, safety/health program design, and safety/health program evaluation; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and six years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Enforcement in Nevada State service.
The ability to travel at least 25% of the time is required.
This position requires Standby/Call Back status.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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