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.
This position is responsible for conducting inspections which includes: walkaround inspection to gain knowledge of the hazards within the workplace, take written notes and conduct employee and management interviews to determine exposure to hazards. In addition, prepare for the inspections by reviewing the employer's history; researches industry practices and safety measures; writes complete and accurate reports of the inspections; reviews safety and health programs and conducts a closing conference;
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, Google Suit, Excel, Word and Google suites.
1. Oral and written communication
2. Typing and using a keyboard
3. Time management
4. Interpretation of laws, standards, rules and operating procedures
5. Use and performance of a variety of technical monitoring equipment
6. Application of cost effective and appropriate corrective measures to control work-place safety hazards
7. Interpersonal relations
8. Recognition and evaluation of occupational safety and health hazards
9. Investigative procedures, report writing, and documentation of case files
10. Leadership skills
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.
The ideal candidate will have: 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.
Candidates must have met the requirements to conduct PSM audits, to include 3 years in the field in addition to completing two mandatory federal run OSHA OTI classes.
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.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
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
Arizona State Retirement System.
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.