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STATE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY CONSULTANT

  • 508526
  • 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

COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Job Location:

Address:  800 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $50,000.00 - $52,311.58 

Grade: 20

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

We are currently looking for an individual to joint our Arizona Division of Occupational Safety & Health (ADOSH) team, which is tasked with conducting compliance assistance visits throughout Arizona. Our visits help employers understand what OSHA and consensus standards that apply in the workplace.

Job Duties:

The position works with our Cooperative State Program participants to ensure their safety and health management system is growing in a positive manner. The position will visit partners in their workplace and gather information to determine what safety programs are in place for employee’s safety as well as documenting various training opportunities for all. The position provides information to employers of possible abatement strategies and measures. The position will participate as a team member or lead during Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) on-site audits. The position will prepare detailed reports on employers that are visited and ways they can improve their current safety and health culture. The position may also participate in the training of new ADOSH compliance officers and consultants.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
• The Field Operations Manual (FOM).
• Industrial Commission of Arizona Policies and Procedures.
• 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, (e.g. unsafe trenching practices, fall hazards, electrical hazards, machine guarding) and their potential for causing injury and/or illnesses.
• Effective methods for eliminating or controlling occupational safety and health standards.
• Windows, Gmail, Excel and Word.

Skill in:
• Oral and written communication.
• Typing and using a keyboard.
• Time Management.
• Interpretation of laws, standards, rules and operating procedures.
• Use and performance of a variety of technical monitoring equipment.
• Application of cost effective and appropriate corrective measures to control work-place safety hazards.
• Interpersonal relations.
• Recognition and evaluation of occupational safety and health hazards.
• Investigative procedures, report writing, and documentation of case files.
• Leadership skills.

Ability to:
• Manage reports to meet deadlines.
• Manage heavy workloads with high level of accuracy and production.
• Review and interpret employer’s safety and health management systems.
• Work well under pressure.
• To recognize hazardous conditions in workplaces within the construction, general and agricultural industries.
• Recognizing and engaging those with different backgrounds, characteristics and perspectives to bridge gaps in understanding of differing viewpoints, as well as ensuring persons with diverse perspectives are given the opportunity to collaborate and provide input in the decision making process.

Selective Preference(s):

Ideal candidates will have:
• Degree (B.A., B.S. or A.A.S) in occupational safety and health, industrial safety, or related fields and one year of experience or;
• Three years of experience in identifying, preventing or eliminating safety and health hazards in government or private sector workplaces. Other combinations of education and experience that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
• Professional designations related to the broad practice of safety and health such as but not limited to; Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Registered Safety Professional (RSP), Occupational Safety and Health Technologist (OSHT), Construction Safety and Health Technician (CHST), and any other broadly recognized designation in the Occupational Safety and Health field.
• Industrial safety-related training courses and seminars and active membership in professional industrial safety organizations.

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.