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Job Title:  INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST 1

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST 3 - DIR - 60020613
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

RENO, NEVADA, US, 89502

Requisition Id:  1222

Department: DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

Division: B&I - INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DIV 

Business Unit: HR-ENFORCEMENT-INDUSTRIAL SFTY 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Pay Grade: GRADE 34 

Salary Range: $49,151.52 - $87,320.16

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: DARRELL MORLAN 

Phone:  775 684-0126 

Email: Darrell.Morlan@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

In either a consultation or an enforcement mode, Industrial Hygienists identify, evaluate, and recommend controls for health hazards in the workplace through conducting inspections, investigations, surveys, research and analysis involving scientific disciplines such as chemistry, physics, engineering, epidemiology, toxicology, physiology, infection control, biomechanical and human factors engineering, and occupational health. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.

 

The Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Enforcement Section, in Reno, is recruiting for an Industrial Hygienist 1 position.  This position will underfill the Industrial Hygienist 3 position and may be advanced once requirements of the position have been met and at the discretion of the approval of the appointing authority. The position will report to the Industrial Hygiene Supervisor. This position will be responsible for performing inspections of employers to ensure that they are following the health standards in 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards and 29 CFR 1926 Construction Standards. Incumbent will write legally substantiated reports to support violations of these standards and issue citations with monetary penalties. Industrial Hygienist duties include review of employer health programs and employee training, conducting employee and management interviews, and use of various test equipment to determine employee exposure to OSHA regulated health hazards.  This position has a travel requirement of up to 25% and also requires standby duty on a rotating basis.

 

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-11_0/

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in industrial hygiene, occupational safety and health, chemistry, physics, biology, toxicology, environmental engineering, or closely related field; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of professional experience with the principal duty of safety officer in an industrial or construction setting which included conducting inspections or investigations for the purpose of evaluating workplace health and safety; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Special Requirements

  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

 

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe