Safety Specialists promote recognized safety and health practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position works within the Department of Business of Industry and is located in Reno, Nevada. Under general supervision the incumbent will perform the full range of duties in the series concept.
Specific duties to include designing, developing and presenting formal training on a wide range of safety and health regulations, standards, safe work practices, hazard abatement strategies, risk management and other management practices related to workplace safety and health. Additional duties to include presenting courses at employers worksites or at predetermined locations; conducting internal staff training; instructing, assisting, and motivating employers to achieve ongoing regulatory compliance; and taking appropriate proactive steps to provide a safe and healthy working environmental for employees. Travel up to 25% may be required.
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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 education, occupational safety and health, or closely related field and two years of adult education experience including curriculum development and course presentation on occupational safety and health related topics; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, biological or physical sciences, hazardous materials, engineering, public health or related field and four years ofexperience as described above; OR certification as a Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP); OR an equivalent combination of education, certifications, and experience; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Training in Nevada State service. Special Requirements A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Some travel to rural areas is required.
State Of Nevada