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STATE INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST

  • 503714
  • 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.

STATE INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Job Location:

Address:  800 W. Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $50,000.00 - $56,285.63 

Grade: 21

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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 issued pursuant to the Act. Writes details and accurate reports describing the findings of the inspections. Provides occupational safety and health information and instructions to employees and employers as requested. Maintains equipment utilized for evaluation of workplace hazards. This position works under the general supervision of a first-line supervisor.

Job Duties:

This position is responsible for conducting ADOSH Consultation inspections; conduct an opening conference with management personal and union representatives as required, conduct a walkaround inspection to gain knowledge of the hazards within the workplace, take written notes, photographs, videos, recordings and sampling as required. Use and performance of a variety of technical monitoring equipment; write complete and accurate repost of the inspection; recommend appropriate abatement based on hazard, employee exposure and employer knowledge; determine what common hazards exist in the industry; calibrate sampling and monitoring equipment as necessary; conduct employee and management interviews to determine exposure to hazards; review safety and health programs and conduct a closing conference; answer and follow up on questions generated by external customers who need the most up to date OSHA information; attend and complete safety and health training classes; and conduct safety and health presentations/training sessions in classrooms and through webinars.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
1. The Field Operations Manual (FOM)
2. Industrial Commission of Arizona Policies and Procedures
3. ADOSH policies, procedures, and rules
4. OSHA Information System (OIS)
5. Knowledge of the OSHA standards, Arizona Revised Statutes, Arizona Administrative Codes as well as consensus standards
6. Occupational safety and health hazard recognition (e.g. unsafe trenching practices, fall hazards, electrical hazards, machine guarding) and their potentials for causing injury and/or illnesses
7. Effective methods for eliminating or controlling occupational safety and health standards
8. Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word and Google suites.

Skill in:
1. The Field Operations Manual (FOM)
2. Industrial Commission of Arizona Policies and Procedures
3. ADOSH policies, procedures, and rules
4. OSHA Information System (OIS)
5. Knowledge of the OSHA standards, Arizona Revised Statutes, Arizona Administrative Codes as well as consensus standards
6. Occupational safety and health hazard recognition (e.g. unsafe trenching practices, fall hazards, electrical hazards, machine guarding) and their potentials for causing injury and/or illnesses
7. Effective methods for eliminating or controlling occupational safety and health standards
8. Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word and Google suites.

Ability to:
1. Manage reports to meet deadlines
2. Manage heavy workloads with high level of accuracy and production
3. Review and interpret employer's safety and health management systems
4. Works well under pressure
5. Ability to recognize hazardous conditions in workplaces within the construction, general, and agricultural industries.
6. Ability to recognize and engage tactfully those with different backgrounds, characteristics, and perspectives.

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate will have a 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 industry, 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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.