The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) mission is to ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION OF NATURAL RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR 2 INCLUDE:
Within the Division of Mineral Resources Management (DMRM), plans, directs and coordinates statewide mine safety training program and mine safety inspection program; supervises the Surface Inspections, Electrical Inspections, and Surface Training portions of the Mine Safety Program; monitors the activities of the Surface Mine and Electrical Inspectors; oversees scheduling of training conducted by the Surface Inspections staff to include mine rescue; works as liaison with surface mine operators to ensure training needs requested are adequately met with available staff resources; assists in managing and directing the statewide Mine Safety Certification program; formulates and implements policies and procedures, ensuring compliance and enforcement of state and DMRM rules and regulations pertaining to mine safety certification, (i.e., testing and training of mine personnel); coordinates all mine safety training in conjunction with the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) grant administrator; evaluates possible safety hazards on request of the mining industry for new types of mining equipment and technologies and provides assistance to inspection and training activities; supervises mine electrical inspection activities.
Prepares and submits monthly and annual reports (e.g. certification, inspection and training in assigned area); provides technical assistance to mine safety manager and chemistry lab; assists in drafting legislation related to the mining industry; assists mine safety manager in preparing annual budgets and coordinates purchasing activities with division fiscal officer; maintains records and inventories; performs miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned.
Serves as liaison with other divisions, and various local, state and federal agencies, miners and mine operators on issues concerning new technologies for the mining industry; serves as a member of the Division's accident prevention team and will be on call after hours in the event of a mine emergency; prepares, conducts and attends meetings, seminars and hearings regarding program goals, policies and procedures; serves on inter-agency and inter-governmental working and/or task forces.
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Requires travel and possible overnight stays. On call 24/7 due to supervisor responsibilities and the potential for mine emergencies.
Completion of graduate major core program and 18 months experience in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver's license.
Or undergraduate major core program and 30 months experience in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver's license.
Or 54 months training or 54 months experience in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver's license.
Or 6 months experience as Natural Resources Administrator 1, 22911, in assigned area; valid driver's license.
or equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above.
NOTE: If assigned to work as Law Enforcement Officer, must also hold Ohio Peace Officers Training Council certificate. For positions assigned to perform law enforcement duties, applicants must successfully pass background check by appointing authority that includes polygraph, psychological and medical examination. Applicant must demonstrate physical fitness as outlined in department directive. Final applicant accepted for position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicant with positive test result will not be offered employment per Section 123:1-76-09 Ohio Administrative Code.
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio