Safety Specialists are assigned to the Division of Industrial Relations to promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations.
Incumbents receive training in performing some or all of the duties described in the series concept.
The position is based out of the Las Vegas office of Nevada OSHA, under the Department of Business & Industry's Division of Industrial Relations. The Safety Associate position underfills Safety Specialist and may be progressed upon the supervisor's approval and when minimum qualifications of the higher level have been met.
Safety Specialists are assigned to the Division of Industrial Relations to promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations, including construction, manufacturing, and other non-federal employers. In a trainee capacity, a Safety Associate will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform safety inspections required to ensure businesses are in compliance with the rules and regulations set forth by OSHA. Incumbent may be required to use personal vehicle to conduct State business.
Working shifts other than 8:00am to 5:00pm maybe be required, including weekends and holidays. This position has a travel requirement of up to 50%. Bilingual in English and Spanish fluency (translating, speaking, reading, writing) is helpful, but not required. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in safety and health, engineering, chemistry, biological or physical sciences, fire science, or business administration; OR Associate's degree in applied science, mechanical technology or closely related field and two years of experience in occupational safety and health; OR three years of experience in the building trades, industrial operations, or occupational safety and health in which safety hazard recognition and correction was a primary duty; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience as described above.Special Notes This incumbent may be required to work a flexible/rotating shift. This position requires standby/call back notice.Special Requirements A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. This position requires up to 50 % travel.
State Of Nevada