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STATE INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST

  • 500184
  • PHOENIX
  • INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
  • Full-time

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Are you ready to work for an exceptional state agency that works to protect the life, health and welfare of the employees in the State of Arizona? Apply with us! The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) is committed to the highest standards of compliance, demonstrating leadership in all areas, and teaching and working with employers and employees to make them successful. A thriving workforce in Arizona is what we strive for and work towards each day.

COMPLIANCE SAFETY AND HEALTH OFFICER

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Job Location:

Address:  800 W. Washington

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $39,983.00 - $56,285.63 

Grade: 21

First Review Date: August 13, 2021

Job Summary:

This position independently conducts partial or comprehensive occupational safety and health inspections in all types of industries throughout Arizona to ensure compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and all standards and rules issues pursuant to the Act.

Job Duties:

This position is responsible for conducting occupational health inspections in workplaces pursuant to the Arizona Occupational Safety and Health Act. This position determines who may act as a company representative during an inspection, and terminates an inspection and obtains a Super Court Administrative Warrant whenever an employer interferes or refuses entry for an inspection. Additionally, this position posts imminent danger notices in workplaces where employees are being exposed to life-threatening hazards and recommends issuance of citations and penalties to employers for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Standards and Rules.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- The Field Operations Manual (FOM)
- ADOSH policies, procedures, and rules
- OSHA Information System (OIS)
- The OSHA standards, Arizona Revised Statutes, Arizona Administrative Codes as well as consensus standards
- Occupational safety and health hazard recognition and their potentials for causing injury and/or illnesses
- Effective methods for eliminating or controlling occupational safety and health standards
- Windows, Google Suite, Excel and Word

Skill in:
- Communicating both orally and in writing
- Time management
- Computer usage
- Interpretation of laws, standards, rules and operating procedures
- Use of a variety of technical monitoring equipment
- Application of cost effective and appropriate corrective measures to control work place safety hazards
- Interpersonal relations
- Investigative procedures, reporting writing and documentation of case files

Ability to:
- Meet deadlines
- Manage heavy workloads with high level of accuracy and production
- Review and interpret employer's safety and health management systems
- Recognize hazardous conditions in workplaces within construction, general and agricultural industries
- Recognize and engage tactfully with different backgrounds, characteristics and perspectives

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's degree in a related safety and/or health field from an accredited college or university OR six years of work-related industrial safety experience providing a broad industrial safety knowledge base including general, construction and agriculture and appropriate training courses and seminars specific to the field of industrial safety.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Arizona Driver's License:
Must possess valid Arizona Driver's License. Required In-state and out-of-state travel is required. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must complete any required driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207 (12). Employees may be required to use their own transportation, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

Benefits:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

You will be eligible to participate in the state employee health/disability insurance plan, and you are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). ASRS participation may begin immediately or upon your 27th week of employment. Contributions are matched by the employer.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to call 602-542-5559 or email HR@azica.gov for assistance.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.